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

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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