Information technologists experts in technologies that help businesses innovate and better service their customers are incredibly valuable in today's dynamic business environment. Law specialists expert communicators, researchers and logical thinkers have a strong sense of justice and perform as responsible professionals in the community. This double degree will equip you with the skills you'll need to manage issues related to information technology, telecommunications and the internet, as well as skills in commercial, regulatory and intellectual property law. KEY FEATURES You'll undertake a project in your final year to practice your knowledge and skills in a software development life cycle. You'll develop a sound understanding of legal doctrine as well as an awareness of the role of law in society and a developed sense of social responsibility. You'll have opportunities to get real-world experience with leading Australian organisations. Upon graduation, you'll be entitled to admission for professional practice in law in New South Wales subject to completion of a recognised course in Practical Legal Training, which you'll be qualified for after you complete this course. ACCREDITATION The Macquarie Bachelor of Laws is accredited with professional bodies regulating the admission of law graduates to legal practice and provides appropriate qualification for admission to practice as a lawyer throughout Australia. In addition to completing a law program at an accredited institution, the profession requires all law graduates to complete a period of practical legal training including further study, continuing professional development units and supervised experience in a legal practice, before being admitted to practice as a barrister or solicitor. This typically takes six months to one year to complete, and involves options to study full-time, part-time and online. To be qualified as an Australian Legal Practitioner in New South Wales, a solicitor or barrister also requires a Practising Certificate issued by the Councils of the Law Society of New South Wales or the New South Wales Bar Association respectively. Similar bodies and systems of accreditation exist in other states. Further information about this can be gained from the Legal Profession Admission Board. SUITABLE FOR If you enjoy the study of legal principles in their social contextand want to develop your computer skills. If you are interested in the legal issues raised by information technologies in business and government. Career Opportunities A Macquarie course can set your dream career in motion. PROFESSIONS Communication systems analyst Copyright consultant Database manager In-house, public or private practice legal practitioner (barrister or solicitor) Legal academic Legal officer in public or private sectors Policy adviser Programmer Systems engineer
|Institution Name||Macquarie University|
|Campus Location||North Ryde|
|Course Duration||5 years|
|Course University||Macquarie University|
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