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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Bachelor of Science in Psychology/ Bachelor of Laws - SCSC01

Combine the study of the mind and human behaviour with a fully accredited law degree, and you’ll open an insightful and intellectually stimulating world of professional opportunities.
Accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS), your psychology studies will allow you to gain a solid grounding in topics like cognition, psychopathology and biological behaviour, and give you to the tools to instigate practical solutions to problems within various social and economic contexts.

Your law studies will provide opportunities to study the theoretical and historical contexts of the legal sphere, explore a variety of law subjects (contract, constitutional and more), develop the advocacy abilities of a socially and ethically responsible clinical and legal practitioner and participate in advanced research projects that will expedite your skill-set to an advanced level.

Recognised by the Supreme Court of the ACT and NSW? Tick. Opportunities for international law internships? Tick. Job opportunities as a legal practitioner, development coach, counsellor or policy advisor? Case closed!

What’s more, UC’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Bachelor of Laws allows students to fast-track their studies during winter term and, in their final year of study, begin their Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
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

Clinical practitioner, development coach, consultant, researcher, barrister, solicitor, policy adviser, advocate… UC’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Bachelor of Laws will open doors to a broad range of career options (and give you the potential to earn a healthy salary). Graduates will have the accredited skills and qualifications required to explore clinical and legal careers in or alongside:

  • the courts
  • law firms
  • counselling and coaching services
  • private legal or clinical practice
  • government and the public sector, including as in-house counsel, policy advisor, and legislative drafting and law reform
  • the community sector, such as community legal work, counselling and professional advocacy the not-for-profit sector
  • teaching, professional training and research.

PSW Opportunity

Major Cities

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane

Regular 2 years post study work visa for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks), 3 years for Masters by Research and 4 years for PhD. graduates

Cities and major regional centres

  • Perth
  • Adelaide
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie
  • Wollongong/Illawarra Geelong
  • Hobart

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an 
additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 3 years of PSW visa)

Regional centres and other regional areas

All other locations 
(list of cities)

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional 
2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa 
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.


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