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Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Laws - MGSC03

Course Code: MGSC03
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Management
School of Law & Justice
UAC Code: 361325
CRICOS Code: 099011A
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.

Our business savvy and accredited law degree can earn you a healthy salary

Focusing on corporate and commercial law and practical legal problem solving, and offering specialised electives in subjects like IT, accounting, HR and marketing, UC’s Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business will provide the foundation for your legal and business education.

If you’re an aspiring manager, you’ll gain broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in a range of core business areas and the necessary skills to be effective in today’s changing workplaces.

Our expert teachers will encourage you to develop your advocacy abilities and legal skills, while understanding their connections to the theory and history of law.

Supporting your development as a socially responsible and ethical legal and management professional will be our small class sizes and state-of-the-art facilities, and ties with the National Centre for Corporate Law and National Institute of Governance. You’ll also benefit from the relationships we’ve forged with law firms, the public sector (a huge employer in Canberra) and non-government organisations (NGOs).

What’s more, you’ll also get to apply your talents in the real world with opportunities to complete a law internship and study overseas and be able to fast-track your studies during our winter term.

The UC Bachelor of Laws has professional accreditation with the Supreme Court of the ACT and New South Wales and allows students in their final year of study to begin their Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.¿

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

  • gain a broad theoretical and technical knowledge of the discipline of law, suitable for entering the legal profession, becoming an advocate, or undertaking related careers
  • fine-tune your ability to present ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
  • specialise, through electives, in selected areas of law with an emphasis on commercial law
  • specialise in a range of management areas, including human resource management, finance, IT and accounting, marketing and business analytics
  • acquire a broad understanding of the theory and practice of management and the ability to problem solve, analyse and evaluate information in a systematic, creative and insightful way

Career opportunities

Barrister, solicitor, policy adviser, advocate, researcher, manager, entrepreneur, business owner or even politician… your career options (and the potential to earn a healthy salary) will be endless with UC’s Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business degree. Graduates will have the accredited skills and qualifications required to explore legal and business careers in:
  • law firms
  • government and the public sector, including as in-house counsel, policy advisor, and in legislative drafting and law reform
  • the community sector, such as community legal work and professional advocacy
  • private legal practice
  • small or large businesses
  • management
  • education and research.

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 Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) BBus (Entrepreneurship&Innovation)
Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) BBus (HumanResMgt)
Bachelor of Business (International Business) BBus (IntlBus)
Bachelor of Business (Management) BBus (Mgt)
Bachelor of Business (Marketing) BBus (Mktg)
Bachelor of Business (Service Management) BBus (ServiceMgt)
Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) BBus (SportMgt)

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship & Innovation) Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) Bachelor of Business (Management) Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business (Marketing) Bachelor of Business (Service Management) Bachelor of Business (International Business)

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

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Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
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Course Duration

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

Honours

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

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Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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