Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business

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Prepare for a business-savvy legal career

Set yourself apart with a flexible double degree that will open up a world of career choices. This program is designed to build strong legal, analytical and communication skills that put you in demand across a range of sectors. You’ll study all the academic courses required for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia, as well as foundational business concepts across areas like accounting, management and marketing.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
081023M
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
5 years
Annual tuition fee 2021
A$24,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$122,000
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • ^ It is recommended that students planning to study part-time apply for the Bachelor of Laws rather than a double degree.
Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 018221
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 75.70 OP - 11 Rank - 77
USC program code
AB310
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration
5 years full time or equivalent part time *
Study mode
Blended Learning
Prerequisites
English (Units 3 and 4, C)
Recommended prior study
General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths
Total courses
40
Total units
480
Footnotes
  • ^ It is recommended that students planning to study part-time apply for the Bachelor of Laws rather than a double degree.

In this program you will:

  • Study the foundations of the Australian legal system, including criminal and commercial law, torts, contracts, property law and constitutional law
  • Deepen your business knowledge with a choice of electives courses in areas like including international business, economics and finance, entrepreneurship and more
  • Build practical legal skills by preparing advice, present legal arguments and observing court proceedings
  • Have the opportunity to work with clients under legal supervision in a law practice, or undertake an internship

Law Honours is available, usually without extending the time required to complete your degree.

Business disciplines

Refer to Bachelor of Business

Career opportunities
  • In-house counsel
  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Government legal officer
  • Business administration
  • Contracts officer
Registration

The degree is an approved academic qualification for admission to the legal profession. Graduates must undertake a further period of practical legal training before being admitted as a legal practitioner.

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