Bachelor of Communication - Public Communication / Bachelor of Laws

University of Technology Sydney

This course is offered jointly by UTS: Law and UTS: Communication. It provides students with interdisciplinary knowledge of public communication processes and industries, and their social, economic and political contexts with specialised expertise in public relations and/or advertising, together with studies in law. It allows students to graduate with the separate degrees of Bachelor of Communication (Public Communication) and Bachelor of Laws. The course provides full-time study for students wishing to obtain a professional legal qualification that satisfies the requirements for admission as a lawyer in NSW together with practical skills and knowledge for contemporary public communication practice. Assessments and a professional industry placement ensure industry relevance and that students are work-ready. Career options include advertising account manager, corporate communications adviser, lawyer in the public communication industry, media liaison officer, political media adviser, public or community relations manager or special events coordinator.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: City
Institution CRICOS: 00099F

Subjects

  • Communication
  • Public communication
  • Law

About us

UTS is Sydney’s city university – we’re situated in the heart of one of the world’s great cities, surrounded by Sydney’s creative and digital industry precincts. We’ve created a world-class campus of vibrant, interconnected student spaces. Take advantage of our award-winning buildings, state-of-the-art facilities and sustainable design.

We’re a young university, but we’re already making a name for ourselves. UTS is the top young university in Australia, according to the QS Top 50 Under 50 2019 and the Times Higher Education Young University rankings 2018 – and we’re ranked #10 (QS) and #16 (THE) globally as well. Not bad for an institution that’s just 30 years old.

 

Life in a new city can be challenging – but we provide support services to help you along the way, many of which are free. Our student services include:

  • English language support
  • Study support
  • Career development
  • Confidential medical and counselling services
  • Sports organisations and facilities
  • Peer networking and peer support opportunities
  • Housing support.

 

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