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Business/Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 66 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
This course is one of the most popular double degrees because of the variety of options it offers to graduates. A business and law double degree offers a powerful combination of business and law skills that provides a broad base of commercial knowledge and will enhance your career in the law or business environments.

About

Business majors include accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, management, marketing, human resource management, international business and public relations, giving a broad range of specialty areas to focus your career on. Accountancy is a popular complementary choice of major for business/law students, providing you with formal recognition from peak bodies in both professions.

QUT’s contemporary law degree prepares you to think ahead and allows you to take advantage of employment opportunities in growth areas or newly emerging sectors, such as mining and resources, intellectual property and technology.

As a QUT law student, you will benefit immediately and into the future from:

  • a course that has been designed in consultation with industry to have a strong foundation in contemporary law knowledge, understanding and experience
  • meaningful connections with high profile industry employers
  • practical and effective hands-on learning experiences during your studies
  • classes with leading and internationally renowned law experts
  • international study and placement opportunities
  • our high quality Clayton Utz Law Library, expert librarians and eMoot Court facilities
  • the convenience of a city-based campus.

QUT Law is also dedicated to your successful career in legal practice as we are Brisbane’s only university to offer a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice course and have offered this course for over 35 years.

Real world learning

You will study a combination of business and law units in the first four years, with law units only in the final three semesters.

Your business course consists of eight core units to give you a broad-based introduction to business principles and a chance to sample a major before you finalise your selection. You will study eight units of your chosen major.

Through the law component of your double degree, you will gain advanced knowledge and skills in commercial remedies, contract law, corporate law, real property law, dispute resolution, the law of torts (negligence, damages and no-fault compensation schemes), legal interviewing, problem solving, criminal law, equity and trusts, evidence, ethics and the variety of contexts in which Australian law operates.

You will also have a number of introductory, general and advanced law electives available to specialise in a certain area of the law and gain hands-on experience in the real world.

Career outcomes

This double degree offers you the ultimate in career choice. You may find employment as a barrister, solicitor, in-house lawyer, contract administrator, Crown Law officer, corporate secretary, policy officer or public servant, or take on roles in business or industry such as an accountant or merchant banker. Your business degree will give you a broad base of commercial knowledge, making you more attractive to employers in legal environments.

QUT's law degree gives you the opportunity to choose elective units that align with your career interests.

This course is ideal for specialist areas such as corporate law, company takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, compliance law, taxation law, insolvency practice and intellectual property law.

Accreditation


Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 66 months
  • Credits
    528 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Criminal Law
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Contemporary Law and Justice

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    58

    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.

Academic Requirements

When you submit your application, you’ll need to include certified copies of:
  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers, like your passport, national identity card, or student visa.

We accept test results from:

  • IELTS (Academic)
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE).

StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    29500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29500 AUD per year and a duration of 66 months.
  • National Applies to you

    29500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29500 AUD per year and a duration of 66 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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