Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, Bachelor of LawsBachelors Double Degree
Students who undertake a double degree are candidates for both degrees and are able to complete the two degrees with five years of full-time study or part-time equivalent.
The course gives students the opportunity to gain an understanding of the law as it applies to sport and exercise. The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science prepares students with the required knowledge, skills and attitudes to practise as professionals in the field of exercise and sports science.
Applicants who do not have the required entry mark are encouraged to apply for the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science. If those students achieve the required grade point average during the course, they may then apply for transfer into the double degree.
|Course Learning Outcome
Demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues.
Apply legal reasoning, critical analysis and research to generate appropriate responses to legal problems.
Demonstrate an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making and an ability to recognise, reflect upon, and respond to ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts.
Demonstrate an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community.
Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between law and sustainability.
|Knowledge of a discipline
Demonstrate an understanding of a broad and coherent body of knowledge that includes the fundamental areas of law, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, including international and comparative contexts, and the broader contexts within which legal issues arise.
Demonstrate an understanding of the international and comparative contexts in which legal issues arise.
Learn and work independently.
Reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and seek and make use of feedback as appropriate, to determine personal and professional development needs and achievements.
Access, manage and evaluate sources of information relevant to legal research and practice
|Communication and social skills
Communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for legal and non-legal audiences.
Collaborate effectively and constructively with others.
Apply an understanding of Australian Indigenous perspectives to all aspects of legal professional practice.
Law students can undertake voluntary legal experience and professional placement with legal firms or offices, to complement their practical legal skills and become familiar with the issues facing working lawyers.
There are no majors in this double degree, however, a diverse range of law-based elective units is available.
The Bachelor of Laws fulfils the academic requirements for admission to the legal profession, but professional admission authorities also require law graduates of all universities to complete practical legal training or similar to be eligible to practise as a lawyer.
Students who intend to practise law outside Australia should check with the relevant country’s admission body to confirm their practising requirements.
We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.
Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.
To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, Bachelor of Laws a candidate shall successfully complete forty (40) units (480 credit points), comprising:
- all units in Part A; and
- five (5) Law Elective units from Part B
- Any Rules governing unit selection relating to a single degree named in the Double Degree Schedules are deemed to have been met by compliance with that Double Degree Schedule.
A candidate for the award of Bachelor of Laws with Honours shall fulfil the requirements of the Bachelor of Laws award, and in addition must:
- complete the units LAW10181 - Legal Research: Context, Perspective and Method and LAW00524 - Independent Legal Research; and
- achieve such standard of academic performance as determined by the School Board, School of Law and Justice.
For the award of Honours, consideration shall be given to a candidate’s academic record throughout the course of study. A candidate who has reached the required standard of academic performance may, on the recommendation of the School Board in the School of Law and Justice, be awarded Honours in one of the following grades:
First Class Honours
Second Class Honours – Division I
Second Class Honours – Division II
Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.
Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.
Attendance at a compulsory workshop is required.
|Level of learning
|Legal Research and Writing
|Management for Sport and Exercise
|Research and Analysis in Health
|Principles and Practices of Sport and Exercise Science
|Contract Law I
|Australian Criminal Law I
|Principles of Behaviour in Physical Activity
|Contract Law II
|Australian Criminal Law II
|Mechanics for Movement
|Principles of Equity
|Advanced Exercise Physiology
|The Philosophy of Law
|Sports Conditioning and Training Methods
|Civil Litigation and Procedure
|Musculoskeletal Functional Anatomy
|Marketing and Promotion for Sport, Exercise and Allied Health
|Human Growth, Development and Ageing
|Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology
|Small Business and Entrepreneurship for Allied Health, Fitness and Sport
|Food and Nutrition in Health