Business and Laws

Study mode:Online Languages: English
Local:$ 12.7 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 12.7 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:829 Duration:60 months You need IELTS certificate


This double degree provides you with the flexibility to either pursue a purely legal career as a practitioner, or to build a successful career in a field of your interest in business, drawing on your legal skills and knowledge.

Career Opportunities

Examples include positions in legal practice, legal aid agencies, advocacy organisations, solicitor/barrister, commercial firms, government departments, banking, management, large business enterprises and the public service.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline You are advised to apply as early as possible Tuition fee
  • EUR 12700 Year (National)
  • EUR 12700 Year (International)
Start date February,June,October 2015 Credits 240
Duration full-time 60 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode Online Educational variant Part-time, Full-time Intensity Flexible Attendance No Attendance Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request

Course Content

Course Aims

The Bachelor of Laws component aims to graduate students who can demonstrate:

1. understanding and knowledge of Australian law and awareness of indigenous, international and theoretical perspectives;

2. competence in using legal research and analytical skills that equip them to work in the legal profession or in a broad range of law related occupations;

3. competence in oral and written communication;

4. the ability to work independently and in groups; and

5. professional judgment and knowledge of the ethical responsibilities associated with having completed a law degree.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • BLaws component: critically understand a wide range of legal concepts, values, principles and rules of the law relevant to the course;
  • compose a clear, coherent and logical argument, to communicate it effectively through both the written and spoken word, to defend it against criticism, as well as being able and willing to recognise potential alternative conclusions for particular situations;
  • develop an interest in, and positive attitude towards, the appropriate development and reform of the law, and the intellectual integrity and independence of mind to challenge orthodoxy and to stand up for a personal conception of what is right, whilst also being self-critical and open to alternative views;
  • demonstrate a thorough grounding in the theory of finance and financial planning;
  • show the application of theory of finance and financial planning; and
  • apply their knowledge to real world problems and projects.
  • BBus component: demonstrate an understanding of management processes and organisational theory relevant to organisational performance within the globalised economy;
  • discuss the theory behind, and key elements of, the component functions of the core business fields of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Organisational Development, Management and Marketing needed for organisational survival and success;
  • apply current leadership theory and concepts to practise to develop more effective leadership strategies and enhance organisational performance in a globalised context; and
  • identify and explain major ethical and social responsibilities theories and concepts.
  • English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


    A candidate shall be qualified for admission (see Admission Rule Undergraduate Policy).

    Assumed knowledge is any two units of English.

    Recommended studies: Mathematics for some units in the economics, finance and quantitative areas.

    Additional Requirements Admission to these double degrees is selective and higher ATAR scores will be required than for the individual non law course.Law students are expected to have reliable Internet access.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

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