Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Information Technology
CQUniversity - Online

Course outline

This dual degree is a multidisciplinary qualification designed to enable students to gain entry into the legal and information technology professions. Within the law component, students learn about legal procedures and key legislation and develop skills necessary to identify, analyse and evaluate facts in relation to legal frameworks. The core areas of the law degree match those required for admission to the legal profession, including statutory interpretation, criminal law and procedure, contracts, torts, constitutional law, equity, administrative law, property, company law, evidence, professional responsibility and civil procedure. Throughout the information technology component, students learn the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in the information technology industry. Designed with input from our industry partners, students benefit from current industry relevant units as well as in-built practical experiences. Students may choose to major in application development, business analysis or cyber security. Choosing to study this double degree puts graduates on the cutting edge of the transformation of the legal industry towards automation and legal information technology jobs of the near future. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Information Technology.

Majors

Application development; business analysis; cyber security.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Solicitor; barrister or in-house counsel; technical/forensic analyst; commercial/IP/technology lawyer; legal technologist; legal content manager; legal process analyst; contracts/procurement analysts.

Course Code
856705
Start Date



Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025
Regular offers will be made

Fee
CSP/$16320 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law, Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Rockhampton & surrounds