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Bachelor of Laws - Bachelor of Business, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Bachelor of Laws - Bachelor of Business double degree from University of the Sunshine Coast 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.

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

Career opportunities

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Communication and Thought
  • Foundations of Australian Law 
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Torts 
  • Contracts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    76

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 081023M

  • secondary study
  • TAFE/vocational studies
  • tertiary studies
  • bridging/preparatory study
  • other entry qualifications (eg professional qualifications, employment experience, Special Tertiary Admissions Test).
  • refer to Pathways to study for more information
  • have satisfied any subject prerequisites as specified in the 'Why study this program?' tab on your preferred program page. Refer to satisfying subject prerequisites for more information. Recommended prior study is not a prerequisite subject, but a recommendation as to what knowledge students should possess in the subject area.
  • have satisfied the English Language Proficiency requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 AUD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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