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Bachelor's in Laws and Global Studies

Monash University
This course is equivalent to 5.25 years of full-time study and offered only in a...
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Melbourne (Australia)
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Monash University

Program description

Bachelor's in Laws and Global Studies

This exciting double degree course is for students who aspire to be leaders in social change and wishing to fulfil the academic requirements for admission to practice as a lawyer in Australia. Combining the study of challenges confronting global communities, such as peace and conflict; the rich-poor gap; and crime and justice with studies in Law you will gain the skills to understand the complex challenges facing cultures and communities around the world and the opportunity to apply your knowledge to affect change.

This course leads to two separate degrees:

  • the Bachelor of Laws (Honours), and
  • the Bachelor of Global Studies.
  • Youwill gain the benefits of each degree course and be fully equipped to pursue acareer in either field, separately, or to combine the two in your chosen work.

    You will acquire a solid foundation in theconcepts, procedures and reasoning underpinning the Australian legal system andthe research, analytical and communication skills of the legal profession. The elective component gives youflexibility to choose from a wide range of specialist units. The opportunityexists to participate in international learning experiences, through on-campuscurricula and through off-campus international exchange and study abroadexperiences, internships locally and internationally and a clinical legal education program to undertake work-based learning.

    Withthree global studies specialisations (International studies, Internationalrelations or Global cultural literacies — including a language) you have theopportunity to develop your capabilities and apply them in practical andprofessional real life contexts. You will gain a rich understanding of theinterplay of local, regional and global forces through focused studies, a broadrange of multidisciplinary electives and an overseas study component.

    A key component of the Bachelor of Global Studies is therequired period of study overseas that can be completed intensively, at aMonash international campus, or at a prestigious partner university. This combination enables you to not onlythink globally, but to also study in an international environment.

    As agraduate of this double degree, you will be prepared for diverse careersin and beyond the law, including work in politicsand government; the environmental sector; international development; foreignaffairs; international relations; trade; defence; immigration; and thenon-government sector. The course also prepares you for apathway to master's and doctoral qualifications.

    Admission requirements

    Entry requirements vary depending on your program. Most Masters degrees require an average of 65% (or equivalent) in your Bachelor degree, and Bachelor degrees each have unique entry scores. For more information about local and international curricula, please contact Monash.

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    Tuition fees

    Tuition fees vary, and are listed with each degree on the Monash website under “Applications and Fees”. For more information, please contact us or visit our website.

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    Monash University

    At Monash, the desire to make a difference informs everything we do. But we go beyond good intentions. We make an impact, both locally and internationally. We are a global university with a presence on four continents. And our plans...

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    Why study at Monash University

    • Monash is ranked one of the best universities in the world, sitting at #51 in 2021.
    • We are the largest university in Australia, with 10 faculties and over 300 degrees to choose from.
    • With students from over 100 countries and some of the most innovative and employable degrees in Australia, we are the perfect launchpad for your career.

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    211 Wellington Road
    3170 Melbourne Victoria

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