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Major, minor and specialisation study areas

Bond University Major, minor and specialisation study areas

Bond University's flexible programs allow you to tailor your degree with majors, minors and specialisations for a variety of possible career paths. This page is designed to help you explore all of Bond University's diverse undergraduate and postgraduate options. We hope that you use this page to learn about Bond University's offerings, connect with disciplines and programs, and select a program of study that best fits your interests and career goals. 

 

BBS - Bond Business School Undergraduate Study Area

 

FSD - Faculty of Society & Design Undergraduate study area

 

HSM - Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine Undergraduate Study Area

 

LAW - Faculty of Law Undergraduate Study Area

Bachelor of Laws (including combined degree) students may choose to complete an optional specialisation from the offerings below.

Students must complete a minimum of four (4) Law Electives (40 Credit Points) from a specialisation area below to receive a Specialisation Certificate at the completion of their law program.

 

BBS - Bond Business School Postgraduate Study Area

Students pursuing a postgraduate degree can tailor their studies with a specialisation depending on their interest or career goals. A specialisation usually comprises of 4 subjects. A list of current specialisations is available below.

 

LAW - Faculty of Law Postgraduate Study Area

Juris Doctor, Master of Laws or Master of Legal Administration

Juris Doctor, Master of Laws or Master of Legal Administration students may choose to complete an optional specialisation from the offerings below. 

Note: Master of Laws (LA-43015) students who commenced their degree prior to January 2015 may only undertake a specialisation from the Previous Specialisation offerings. Please contact [email protected] for further information.

Students must complete a minimum of four (4) Law Electives (40 Credit Points) from one of the below areas to receive a specialisation at the completion of their program.

Eligible Juris Doctor students will receive a Specialisation Certificate following Graduation. Eligible Master of Laws or Master of Legal Administration students may choose to receive a Permissible Award, with the Specialisation noted on their Testamur.

 

What is the difference between majors, minors and specialisations?

Major - A major sequence at Bond University typically comprises at least six defined subjects within one discipline area.

Minor - A minor sequence of four subjects within one discipline area. Minors are only available in some programs and do not appear on your testamur.

Specialisation - A specialisation is a group of related subjects, which are usually a further study within a particular area or field of study. A specialisation typically comprises at least four defined subjects within one discipline area.