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University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Sydney , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Communication (Digital and Social Media) Bachelor of Laws

This course responds to the changing digital communication landscape.

Students gain the professional skills and underpinning legal expertise required for a successful career as a communication professional, or as a lawyer in a communication or related environment. Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Laws, they meet the academic requirements for admission to practise law in NSW. Course content emphasises creative and strategic communication capabilities, technological literacy, and the capacity to operate across diverse platforms and environments, particularly in social media contexts.Elective and major choices provide opportunities for diverse and complementary skill sets; students who choose the new Legal Futures and Technology major gain an understanding of the systems, apps and platforms that inform future legal practice.

This course prepares students to become technologically literate, culturally sophisticated, innovative and resourceful. Graduates are ready to take an informed approach to digital community strategy and planning based on a comprehensive understanding of the sector's shifting legal terrain.

Campus Information

City Campus

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Intakes

  • March

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career options include specialist social media lawyer, media lawyer, intellectual property lawyer, solicitor, social media manager, barrister, digital and social media coordinator, digital consultant, communications officer, digital channels strategist, marketing technologist, legal adviser within a government department, lawyer in corporate and commercial sector, librarian, media researcher, project manager, web designer, and other diverse roles particularly in legal and business contexts.

 

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

Minimum English Language Requirements

  • Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0;
    or
  • TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21;
    or
  • AE5: Pass;
    or
  • PTE: 58-64;
    or
  • CAE: 176-184

 


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