Bachelor of Laws (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce

Monash University

Whether it's working for a multinational corporation or starting a business, a degree in Law and another in Commerce will give students a powerful kick-start for the future. Aimed at ambitious high-achievers, this double degree course will make students an evidence-driven, ready-to-go business law professional. They will gain a solid foundation in the Australian legal system and the research, analytical and communication skills of the legal profession. Combine this with a broad foundation in accounting, finance, economics, management and marketing, and a major of their own choice and students will have a thorough legal and commercial understanding of business and trade.

Course Fee:

International: $212,625

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or 30 in any other English and a study score of at least 25 in Mathematical Mthods (CAS) or Specialist Mathematics


The Bachelor of Laws course consists of 156 points of study with 17 compulsory units. The remainder of the program consists of Law elective units, including 1 Commercial law elective and 1 Research project elective, selected by the student in order to tailor their course to their interests. The Bachelor of Commerce component requires that students complete 96 points of study at the Clayton campus, consisting of 5 compulsory common core units, an 8-unit major in 1 of the available areas of study and additional elective units available from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the Clayton campus.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Actuarial studies; Administrative law; Behavioural commerce; Constitutional law; Contract law; Corporations law; Criminal law; Econometrics; Economics; Equity; Evidence; Finance; Lawyers' ethics in practice; Litigation and dispute resolution; Management studies; Marketing science; Professional practice; Property; Sustainability; Taxation law; Torts; Trusts

Study Pathways:

Students may apply to transfer to this degree from another undergraduate course once they have completed the equivalent of one full-time year of study and achieved a minimum overall Distinction (70%) average. Entry to Law courses is a competitive process and the actual average required depends on the number and standard of applications received each year.

Further information:

If students are intending to practise law outside Australia, they should refer to that country's legal admissions board.


Admission to practise law in Australia only after completion of a practical legal training program or a period of supervised workplace training.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton 98 Yes Full time 5.5 years
Clayton 98 Yes Part time 13 years

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