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Law and Commerce, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 54 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
This double degree Law and Commerce course from Curtin University is designed to provide you with professional qualifications in both law and commerce. The Bachelor of Laws degree allows you to practise as a lawyer. The Bachelor of Commerce degree provides an excellent background in commerce and you can major in accounting, taxation, economics, finance, marketing or human resource management.

About

This second degree will develop your business knowledge and practical commerce skills, and will provide a business industry focus to your career.

Curtin’s Bachelor of Laws offers a rich and professionally relevant coverage of foundational areas of legal knowledge as well as developing the core skills essential to effective legal practice. It will give you a professional legal qualification allowing you admission to practise as a lawyer, including the giving of legal advice and appearing in court. It will also give you a strong commercial awareness and the opportunity to focus on industry.

This course is strongly commercially focused and has an emphasis on industry connectedness and innovative teaching, with students being exposed from early in their studies to the culture, community and ethics of legal practice. In their second and third years of study, students will study in trimesters, enabling them to complete 300 credits in each year. Overall, students can complete the equivalent of 4 years of academic study in three calendar years.

Students will gain practical legal experience at our state of the art city campus at 57 Murray Street, complete with digital moot court and John Curtin Law Clinic, near the District Court and in the heart of Perth’s legal precinct. The course can only be completed internally.

Why study the Law and Commerce course from Curtin University

At Curtin Business School, working practitioners bring degree programs to life. You'll be motivated by the real-life stories and industry exposure. In this new LLB degree, high-quality teaching staff aim to give you first-hand insight and knowledge of the legal profession.

In addition to this, your Curtin commerce degree will equip you with business knowledge of a practical, applied nature, ensuring you're industry ready when you graduate. You can major in accounting, taxation or economics, but also get to cover foundation units in other areas of business such as information systems, marketing and management, giving you a well-rounded business education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 54 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    1000 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Foundations 
  • Legal Research and Writing 
  • Law, Society and Justice 
  • Business, Law and Regulation 
  • Taxation 
  • Accounting 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code: 078482K

  • An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 70 or equivalent
  • English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    28600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28600 AUD per year and a duration of 54 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Commonwealth supported: $10,870

Funding

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