Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

In this double degree, you will develop a sound understanding of law and commerce. You will learn about the complex relationship between legal and commercial business practices specific to the major you choose. Law component Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on core areas of legal practice and the legal skills that lawyers must have. You will have the opportunity to choose law electives based on your interests, including clinical courses that emphasise practical legal skills, insights and experience. You will make connections between law and ethics, legal theory, Indigenous issues, and internationalisation. You will also develop interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work. You will take courses such as Constitutional Law, Legal Theory, Law and the Modern State, Corporate Governance and Regulation, Criminal Law, and Property Law. If you complete the five Canadian Law courses you will eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. Commerce component You will learn about core business concepts in your first year. From your second year onwards, you will focus on your chosen major. Commerce majors include; Accounting Economics Finance Financial Planning

Subjects

  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Administrative Law
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts 1
  • Contracts 2
  • Corporations and Associations
  • Crime 1
  • Crime 2
  • Economics for Decision Making 1
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Practice
  • Evidence
  • Foundations of Law
  • Free-choice electives
  • Global Law
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Management Concepts
  • Money, Banking and Finance
  • Property 1
  • Property 2
  • Theories of Law
  • Torts 1
  • Torts 2
  • Work and Employability

Recognition

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.griffith.edu.au/apply/credit-transfer Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. https://app.griffith.edu.au/credit-precedent/credit_result.php?ngpc=1468&-SortField=Linked%20Institution%20Name&-noresultserror=error.html&-search View credit precedents for this program

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gold Coast International: $159,500 No information available No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Nathan International: $159,500 No information available No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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