Bachelor of Information Systems /Bachelor of Laws

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Information Systems / Bachelor of Laws
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeD367

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Combining Information Systems with Law prepares students for the practice of Law in the ‘Information Age’ where information is easily captured and used by organisations and individuals and technological innovation is challenging the boundaries of privacy and security. The course prepares graduates for new cutting edge careers in legal practice brought about by one of the greatest periods of innovation driven by technology.

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
$9,757Not applicable$30,000

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

Course rules

This Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of Laws course comprises 40 credit points of study.
Students will undertake 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Information Systems and 24 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws.
Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Information Systems (M340) and the Bachelor of Laws (M312) must be satisfied.

Within the 24 credit points required in the Bachelor of Laws, 21 credit points are core and 3 credit points are taken as elective units. In addition, students are required to complete the prescribed Professional Experience in order to be eligible to graduate.

Within the 16 credit points required for the Bachelor of Information Systems students must undertake 16 credit points of core units, excluding MIS396.

See course entry for Bachelor of Information Systems (M340) or Bachelor of Laws (M312).