Bachelor of Communication - Social and Political Sciences / Bachelor of Laws

University of Technology Sydney

This course is offered jointly by UTS: Law and UTS: Communication. It provides students with a range of professional and analytical skills grounded in sociology, social policy, politics, public history and international studies, for either legal or social science practice. It is designed for students who want to use their professional legal qualification together with social research, policy development and political advocacy. The program provides full-time study for students wishing to obtain a professional legal qualification that satisfies the requirements for admission as a lawyer together with specialisation in social, cultural and communication theory and practice. Studies in social and political sciences increase students' employment options in the diverse fields of social science, media and communication, as well as extending their knowledge of the broader context in which the legal system operates. The course aims to promote understanding of how communities and political systems work, along with positive and effective intervention skills. Career options include lawyer in business or media organisations, community or public sector, as an advocate, policy maker, political activist, political adviser or social or media researcher.

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At a glance

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

Subjects

  • Communication
  • Social and political sciences
  • Law

About us

We’re a young university, but we’re already making a name for ourselves. We’re 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.

Ready for the world of work

We’re committed to hands-on practical learning – theory is great, but applying what you know is crucial to your success. Major projects, group work and real-life case studies are key to our practice-based approach, and they’ll give you skills you need to impress future employers.

How do we know what employers want? We ask them. We’ve put a lot of work into building extensive industry connections – 150 at last count – with organisations across a range of professional sectors. Our industry partners help us shape our course content. They also provide guest lectures, internships, scholarships and prizes. So, everything you study reflects the real world of work.  

Ready to step into the world of work? The UTS Careers Service can help. Attend free careers consultations, resume reviews and employment workshops, and take advantage of our services especially for international students. You can also access the student jobs board, industry career fairs and international alumni networks – everything you need to find the job of your dreams.

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

Accommodation

One of the best ways to feel at home is to find somewhere to live. The UTS Housing Service can help you find housing on campus and private accommodation options in Sydney. Living in campus housing? Our Residential Networkers will support your safety and wellbeing, and get you involved in a huge range of social events as well.

 

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