Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Professional Communication - Plan BP360BLDD

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Professional Communication - Plan BP360BLDD

Student type:
Learning mode:
On campus
Entry score:

Guaranteed ATAR: 90.00*

Duration:
Full-time 5 years
Part-time 10 years
Fees:

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP)

Next intake:
February
Location:
Melbourne City
Entry score:

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Duration:
Full-time 5 years
Fees:

AU$XX,XXX (2025 annual)

Next intake:
February
Location:
Melbourne City
To graduate you must complete the following: Note: All courses listed may not be available each semester:

You must complete a total of 480 credit points (e.g., Forty x 12 credit point courses) as follows:

- 24 courses totaling 288 credit points in Law including 19 core courses and 5 approved law options.
- 16 courses totaling 192 credit points in Professional communication including 4 foundation courses, 1 major and 4 courses from your selected Media and Communication Minor or University Electives

‘University Electives’ can be found on the RMIT University Electives webpage. Details of majors, minors, and program options can be found at the end of the program structure.

NOTE: If you use a course toward the completion of a major or minor, you cannot use that same course again to count toward another major or minor  

NOTE: Not all major and minor fields of study can be undertaken together. Please follow enrolment plans provided to via Enrolment Online for your chosen major 

Year One of Program
Semester 1 - Complete the following Forty-eight (48) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Becoming a Lawyer in a Globalised World12LAW2580City Campus
Introduction to Contract Law12LAW2632City Campus
Introduction to Advertising12MKTG1208City Campus
Introduction to Digital Communication12COMM2906City Campus
ANDSemester 2 - Complete the following Forty-eight (48) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Principles of Criminal Law and Procedure12LAW2596City Campus
Advanced Principles of Contract Law12LAW2631City Campus
Introduction to Public Relations12COMM2929City Campus
Locating knowledges12COMM2907City Campus
AND
Year Two of Program
Semester 1 - Complete the following Twenty-four (24) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Law, Business and Human Rights12LAW2593City Campus
Torts Law12LAW2601City Campus
ANDComplete Twenty-four (24) credit points from your selected major: ANDSemester 2 - Complete the following Twenty-four (24) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Principles of Company Law12LAW2595City Campus
Australian Government and Statutory Interpretation12LAW2579City Campus
ANDComplete Twelve (12) credit points from your selected major: ANDComplete Twelve (12) credit points from your selected Media and Communication Minor list:
AND
Year Three of Program
Semester 1 - Complete the following Twenty-four (24) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Property Law12LAW2597City Campus
Equity12LAW2587City Campus
ANDComplete Twenty-four (24) credit points from your selected major: ANDSemester 2 - Complete the following Twelve (12) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Justice Innovation12LAW2589City Campus
ANDComplete Twelve (12) credit points from Approved Law Options List: ANDComplete Twenty-four (24) credit points from your selected Major:
AND
Year Four of Program
Semester 1 - Complete Twenty-four (24) credit points from Approved Law Options List: ANDComplete the following Twelve (12) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Technology, Ethics and the Law12LAW2600City Campus
ANDComplete Twelve (12) credit points from your selected Media and Communication Minor List OR University Electives: ANDSemester 2 - Complete the following Thirty-six (36) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Civil Dispute Resolution12LAW2582City Campus
Principles of Administrative Law12LAW2594City Campus
Media Law12LAW2635City Campus
ANDComplete Twelve (12) credit points from your selected Media and Communication Minor list OR University Electives
AND
Year Five of Program
Semester 1 - Complete the following Twenty-four (24) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Constitutional Law12LAW2584City Campus
Trusts12LAW2602City Campus
ANDComplete Twelve (12) credit points from Approved Law Options List: ANDComplete Twelve (12) credit points from your selected Media and Communication Minor List OR University Electives: ANDSemester 2 - Complete the following Twenty-four (24) credit points:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Enterprise Law: Designing Legal Solutions12LAW2586City Campus
Law of Evidence12LAW2591City Campus
ANDComplete Twelve (12) credit points from Approved Law Options List: ANDComplete Twelve (12) credit points from your selected major:
AND
Major: Advertising
Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Message and Media Strategy12COMM2908City Campus
Creativity for Advertising12GRAP3027City Campus
ANDSelect and Complete Four (4) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Art Direction for Advertising12GRAP3028City Campus
Storytelling for Advertising12GRAP3029City Campus
Creative Advertising Futures12COMM2910City Campus
People and Persuasion12COMM2909City Campus
Client Management12COMM2333City Campus
Persuasive Communication12COMM2112City Campus
ANDComplete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Advertising Professional Practice12COMM2911City Campus
Advertising Capstone Project12COMM2912City Campus
AND
Major: Digital Communication
Select and Complete Six (6) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Precision Writing for Digital Engagement12COMM2913City Campus
Social Media Communication12COMM2872City Campus
Managing Digital Challenges12COMM2914City Campus
Digital Audiences and Analytics12COMM2916City Campus
Content Creation for Digital Engagement12COMM2915City Campus
Communication Platforms and Industries12COMM2917City Campus
Client Management12COMM2333City Campus
Persuasive Communication12COMM2112City Campus
ANDComplete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Digital Communication Professional Practice12COMM2918City Campus
Digital Communication Capstone Project12COMM2919City Campus
AND
Major: Public Relations
Select and Complete Six (6) of the following Courses
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Advocacy and Voice in Public Relations12COMM2920City Campus
Public Relations Strategy and Planning12COMM2937City Campus
Contemporary Media Relations12COMM2921City Campus
Organisational Communication12COMM2922City Campus
Issues, Risk and Crisis Communication12COMM2688City Campus
Applied Public Relations Research12MKTG1510City Campus
Client Management12COMM2333City Campus
Persuasive Communication12COMM2112City Campus
ANDComplete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Public Relations Professional Practice12COMM2923City Campus
Public Relations Capstone Project12COMM2924City Campus
AND
Media and Communication Minors
List of Media & Communication Minors:
AND
Minor: Advertising
Select and Complete Four (4) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Introduction to Advertising12MKTG1208City Campus
Message and Media Strategy12COMM2908City Campus
Creativity for Advertising12GRAP3027City Campus
Storytelling for Advertising12GRAP3029City Campus
Art Direction for Advertising12GRAP3028City Campus
People and Persuasion12COMM2909City Campus
AND
Minor: Approaches to Popular Culture
Select and Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Pop Culture in Everyday Life12COMM2633City Campus
TV and Screen Cultures12COMM1073City Campus
Music in Popular Culture12COMM1081City Campus
Speculative Futures12COMM2874City Campus
ANDComplete the following One (1) Course:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Popular Culture Now12COMM2631City Campus
AND
Minor: Asian Media and Culture
Select and Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Contemporary Asian Modernities12COMM2878City Campus
Asian Media and Communication12COMM2871City Campus
Asian Mobilities: Practices, Experiences and Impacts12COMM2873City Campus
Exploring Asian Popular Culture12COMM2345City Campus
ANDComplete the following One (1) Course:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Sex, Politics & Social Change in Asia12COMM2253City Campus
AND
Minor: Cinema Studies
Select and Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Introduction to Cinema Studies12COMM1031City Campus
Film Criticism: From Early Cinema to the Digital Age12COMM2880City Campus
Cinema and Nation12COMM2876City Campus
Beyond the Frame: Technologies, Industries and Audiences12COMM2875City Campus
ANDComplete the following One (1) Course:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Uses of Film Theory12COMM1036City Campus
AND
Minor: Contemporary Politics and Communication
Select and Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Rhetorics & Politics of the Contemporary World12COMM2402City Campus
Politics and Communication12COMM2409City Campus
Changing Economies and Communication12COMM2408City Campus
Screening Politics and Technologies12COMM2636City Campus
ANDComplete the following One (1) Course:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Work, Politics and Technology12COMM2407City Campus
AND
Minor: Digital Communication
Select and Complete Four (4) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Introduction to Digital Communication12COMM2906City Campus
Precision Writing for Digital Engagement12COMM2913City Campus
Social Media Communication12COMM2872City Campus
Digital Audiences and Analytics12COMM2916City Campus
Communication Platforms and Industries12COMM2917City Campus
Managing Digital Challenges12COMM2914City Campus
AND
Minor: Gender Studies
Complete the following One (1) Course:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Introduction to Gender12COMM2925City Campus
ANDSelect and Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Gender, Development and Globalisation12HUSO2092City Campus
Global Feminisms12HUSO2388City Campus
Rethinking Masculinities12COMM2926City Campus
Feminist and Queer Perspectives12COMM2879City Campus
Gender, Communication and Social Change12COMM2927City Campus
AND
Minor: Journalism
Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
General News Reporting12COMM2148City Campus
Journalism Law and Ethics12COMM2836City Campus
ANDSelect and Complete Two (2) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Fact Checking and Verification12COMM2803City Campus
Journalism Reporting and Writing12COMM2835City Campus
Podcasting12COMM2870City Campus
Photojournalism12COMM2640City Campus
AND
Minor: Literary Studies
Select and Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Literature and Decolonisation12LANG1375City Campus
Reading Space and Place12COMM2635City Campus
Literary Environments12LANG1374City Campus
Narrating the Self12COMM2638City Campus
ANDComplete the following One (1) Course:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Literature's Ethics12COMM2630City Campus
AND
Minor: Media
Complete the following One (1) Course:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Making Media12COMM2674City Campus
ANDSelect and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Media 224COMM2625City Campus
Media 324COMM2626City Campus
ANDSelect and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Live Media12COMM2220City Campus
Podcasting12COMM2870City Campus
AND
Minor: Public Relations
Select and Complete Four (4) of the following Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Introduction to Public Relations12COMM2929City Campus
Advocacy and Voice in Public Relations12COMM2920City Campus
Public Relations Strategy and Planning12COMM2937City Campus
Contemporary Media Relations12COMM2921City Campus
Organisational Communication12COMM2922City Campus
Issues, Risk and Crisis Communication12COMM2688City Campus
AND
Approved Law Options List:
List of Law Option courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsCourse CodeCampus
Intellectual Property Law12LAW2537City Campus
Introduction to Employment Law12LAW2472City Campus
International Commercial Law12LAW2536City Campus
Taxation 112LAW2453City Campus
Taxation 212LAW2466City Campus
Global Trade and Business Law12LAW2588City Campus
Public International Law12LAW2598City Campus
Law of Wills12LAW2592City Campus
Business and Human Rights Clinic12LAW2581City Campus
Clinical Legal Practice12LAW2583City Campus
Law of Climate Change12LAW2590City Campus
Civil and Criminal Issues in the Digital World12LAW2556City Campus
Legal Considerations of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Blockchain12LAW2604City Campus
Law and Justice Beyond Borders12LAW2625City Campus
Legal Issues in Acquisitions, Takeovers and Mergers12LAW2624City Campus
Law of Insolvency12LAW2626City Campus
Law and Economics of Competition Policy12LAW2615City Campus
Contemporary Legal Research Project12LAW2603City Campus
External Legal Competition12LAW2610City Campus
Legal Internship12LAW2608City Campus
LLB Study Tour (CIJ): Innovative Justice and Court Innovation12LAW2609City Campus
Legal Practice in Family Law12LAW2633City Campus
Introduction to Legal Advocacy in Trials12LAW2634City Campus

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.