James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Laws

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Take advantage of close community links and practical learning experiences that complement your in-depth theoretical knowledge. Focus on real-life scenarios and gain the work-ready skills valued by employers. Learn from experts in the field and practising legal professionals including judges, senior academics, and a range of local organisations. Combine the elements of managing competitive and sustainable businesses with a keen awareness of contemporary standards of practice. The Law component of this course is an approved qualification for admission to practise law in Queensland. Further information on admission to practise is available from the Queensland Legal Practitioners Admissions Board, and Boards in other States. Practising legal professionals teach and tutor regularly, providing you with direct access to contemporary standards of practice and facilitate a practical learning environment. Your Law classes and workshops involve judges and senior academics along with local law firms, government agencies, community organisations and the local bar.


120 credit points


  • Business intelligence and information systems
  • Hospitality and tourism management
  • Human resources management
  • International business
  • Law
  • Management
  • Marketing for the digital age
  • Sports and events management

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Units 3/4,C)

Study pathways

An honours year is available in business or laws for candidates who meet academic requirements. Only the laws honour year is available either full-time or part-time.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $153,540
  • ATAR: 66.5
  • Full-time : 4.5 years
JCU Online International: $153,540
  • ATAR: 66.5
  • Online/Off-campus : 4.5 years
JCU Townsville International: $153,540
  • ATAR: 66.5
  • Full-time : 4.5 years

Further information

Apply for Bachelor of Laws. Not all majors are available at all campuses. International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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