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University of New England
The Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Laws degree course at the University of New England (UNE), will give you a solid foundation in economics and the law.
You'll develop an in-depth understanding of how these two areas operate and interact, from the micro to the macro level - you'll learn about legal frameworks, how modern economies operate and the relationship between law and regulation. The critical thinking, analytical and practical skills you'll develop can be applied in a wide variety of careers across sectors that include government, private and not-for-profit.
Both online and on-campus study options are available at one of Australia's largest and most innovative law schools. An Honours program is also open to eligible students.
In the economics component of this degree, you can elect to complete the Work Ready Unit to help you graduate with a strong mix of practical experience to complement your learning.
If plans change, and you can no longer commit to the full Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Laws, you could still be eligible to receive an undergraduate qualification.
Depending on the credit points you've completed, you could exit with the Advanced Diploma in Legal Studies.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Assumed knowledge is any two units of English and mathematics.
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
In this economics course, the subjects you may study include:
You may also select one of the following majors:
In this law course, the subjects you may study include:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Laws from the University of New England.
This qualification offers graduates array of career options requiring strong decision-making and problem-solving capabilities, as well as in-depth knowledge and understanding of legal and economic issues.
Graduates who complete professional legal training (PLT) and are admitted to practice as a solicitor or barrister could pursue working within a legal practice or as in-house legal counsel in many areas of business or government, such as;
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for HECS-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.
The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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