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Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Laws - MGSC01

Course Code: MGSC01
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Information Systems & Accounting
School of Law & Justice
UAC Code: 361324
CRICOS Code: 098996G
English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS or equivalent of 6.5, with no band score below 6.0. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

The perfect commerce and law combination

Looking for a challenging career in the legal or financial sector? Then the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws double degree is the perfect way to give you the knowledge and skills to enter the public sector as a manager or confidently take on the world of international business.

In this course you will study a wide range of commerce related subjects such as economics, financial planning, accounting and information systems – as well as multiple legal electives including corporations law, contract law, property and criminal law.

No matter what study pathway you choose, this course will help you develop your advanced legal research and writing skills, which will open a wealth of career opportunities in the public or private sector, both locally and overseas.

Successful completion of this double degree will also enable you to be eligible for a host of professional accreditations including CPA Australia, CAANZ and the Financial Services Institute of Australia. The course is also recognised by the Supreme Courts of the ACT and NSW.

Combine a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws at UC and you will:

  • obtain a broad and in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical knowledge of both commerce and law
  • fine-tune your ability to present ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
  • acquire the ability to problem solve, analyse and evaluate information in a systematic, creative and insightful way 
  • use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly for the benefit of others and the environment
  • learn advanced legal research and writing skills and how to implement them
  • be eligible for an extensive and globally recognised range of professional accreditation.

Career opportunities

A UC Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws double degree is an internationally recognised qualification and opens a wide range of career opportunities in a range of sectors including in:

  • accounting
  • banking and financial services
  • business administration
  • economics
  • financial planning
  • human resource management
  • private practitioner
  • barrister
  • solicitor.

Enquiries

Prospective International Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au
Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN 1800 864 226

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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For a list of breadth majors and minors follow this link. Other majors may also be available so seek course advice if you want more information.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Laws LLB
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) BCom (Acc)
Bachelor of Commerce (Business Economics) BCom (BusEc)
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Banking) BCom (Fin&Bnkg)
Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) BCom (FinPlan)

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) Bachelor of Commerce (Business Economics) Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Banking)

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $31,500

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Professional Accreditation

Refer to individual courses.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
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Course Duration

Standard 5 years full time or equivalent. Maximum 10 years.

Honours

None.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Refer to individual courses.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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