Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor degree
60 months
Application deadlines: 21 July
Full-time
Intakes: July, February
International tuition: A$29,584
Domestic tuition: A$10,403

Program overview

You can pursue a range of legal careers including: private legal practice as a solicitor or barrister legal officer in the public sector in-house counsel to a wide range of organisations including corporations, regulatory authorities and NGO’s public interest legal work in community legal centres legal research. As part of this degree, you complete up to 160 hours of pro bono work (after your first year), providing you with firsthand experience of the legal system while allowing you to contribute to the common good. The Bachelor of Commerce portion of the degree allows you to complete studies in: accounting event management finance human resource management management marketing.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must have either: Successfully completed at least two full-time years of study in secondary or higher education where the medium of study was English; or Demonstrated their English proficiency, as set out below: International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Overall Score 7.0, Individual Score of 6.5 in all tests. Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL) from an Internet-based total of 100, achieve a minimum of 25 in writing, speaking, reading and listening.

Career opportunities

Graduates can pursue a range of legal careers including: private legal practice as a solicitor or barrister; legal officer in the public sector (for example in federal or state government departments and publicly-funded organisations such as universities or public broadcasters); in-house counsel to a wide range of organisations from corporations to trade unions; public interest legal work in community legal centres; and legal research. Completing this double degree is also excellent preparation for pursuing a career in areas such as accounting, administration, banking, business analysis/development, business management, communications, computing, financial management, human resource management, international business, international marketing, management consultancy, marketing recruitment, staff development, and sales.

Campus location

Fitzroy , Australia

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