Western Sydney University
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5 years full-time; 10 years part-time
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Take the first step in an exciting professional career with this industry-recognised double degree of a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Accounting course from Western Sydney University.
Designed for ambitious students seeking to excel professionally, this comprehensive course meets the undergraduate academic requirements for admission to legal practice through the Legal Profession Admission Board, and also satisfies the current pre-admission educational requirements for registration as a practising accountant.
This course will help you take the first step in a unique career helping businesses and organisations meet legal and financial obligations and effectively plan to solve problems and achieve goals.
In this course, you'll build professional skills in legal research, writing and analysis, and develop a fundamental understanding of key legal principles, and how the law interacts with society. You'll hone skills in accounting, financial planning, and taxation, and graduate well-positioned to seek work in high-level planning and risk assessment roles.
If you're a creative thinker with a head for numbers, this course is your first step towards an exciting and rewarding career helping businesses and individuals thrive.
In this combined law and accounting course, the subjects you may study include:
Choose one of the following:
Accounting Elective Subjects:
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When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Accounting from Western Sydney University.
This course satisfies the academic requirements for professional accreditation pathways towards recognition as a lawyer or accountant.
With this qualification, you'll be well-positioned to seek work in a range of fields covering taxation, insolvency, risk management and strategic planning, in addition to seeking work as a lawyer, accountant or auditor. You may choose to work in a legal or accounting firm, or in-house in a broad range of industries, including construction, resources, education, technology, media and more.
This course meets the undergraduate academic requirements for admission to legal practice through the Legal Profession Admission Board. It also offers up to four accreditations in accounting from CPA Australia, Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), depending on the study pathway you choose.
Wondering where a career in law could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential law career outcomes include: Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary, Security Consultant, Strategic Crime Assessor, Legal Support Officer, Legal Receptionist, Court Clerk, Legal Clerk, Paralegal.
Western Sydney University offers flexible payment options for students.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees. Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.
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, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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