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Business and Commerce (Business Law), BBusCom

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Toowoomba, Australia| Online
The law has a profound impact on business life. The aim of the Business and Commerce (Business Law) program from University of Southern Queensland is to assist students to gain a proper understanding of the fundamental rules that govern certain aspects of business activity and processes.
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Overview

The courses offered in the major focus on the laws that govern the formation and management of the most common legal arrangements through which business is conducted, the taxation of entities, employment relations, risk management, banking, competition and the protection of consumers in Australia.

The Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Business Law) program from University of Southern Queensland is a professionally-oriented degree program. The aim of the program is to produce graduates who are equipped to identify, describe, analyse and resolve business problems in both the public and private sectors. Successful completion of the program will equip graduates with the skills and knowledge required to undertake employment in relevant professions.

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • synthesise business knowledge, disciplinary concepts, theories, principles and processes

  • think critically, constructively and logically about business-related issues, problems and theoretical debates

  • communicate clearly and concisely in presenting relevant knowledge and ideas to a range of audiences

  • apply business-related knowledge and technical skills to resolve problems and make ethical decisions across a range of institutional, national and global contexts

  • use initiative, creativity and judgement to plan and implement professional projects

  • work autonomously and collaboratively as part of ongoing learning and professional practice.

Careers

As a graduate majoring in Business Law, your career opportunities may include: legal studies teacher (with further study), public service, company secretary, government departments, non-government agencies, and legal organisations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      • 3 years or part-time equivalent
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Business and Consumer Law 
  • Law of Business Organisations 
  • Insolvency and Restructuring Law  
  • Revenue Law and Practice 
  • Banking, Finance and Insurance Law 
  • Competition and Consumer Law 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS: 092182E

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Have achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 16, tertiary entrance rank 64 or equivalent qualification.
  • Subject Pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent.

Applicants are advised to also address the following:

  • Assumed Knowledge expectations: Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3200 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3200 AUD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2500 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 AUD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Toowoomba

  • 1200 - 2000 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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