Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This double degree integrates two important and popular areas of study - Business and Law. This course provides business graduates with the academic qualifications to practice law. Students will gain business knowledge and skills that will provide a commercial perspective suited to specialist areas such as corporate law, company takeovers, corporate governance, taxation law and intellectual property law. Graduates will have developed legal skills including legal analysis, negotiation, dispute resolution and research and are able to think critically and creatively about the law from different perspectives.

Course Fee:

International: $195,300

Entry Requirements:

Year 12, or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); and for Accountancy, Finance, Economics, and Marketing majors: General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).


This course consists of 528 credit points (43 units). The business component comprises of 16 units, consisting of 8 core units and 8 major units. The LLB (Honours), comprises of 27 units made up of 19 core units, including units based upon the 'Priestly 11' required for admission to legal practice in Australia and 8 elective units.

Subjects you can Study:

Accountancy; Advertising; Economics; Finance; Human resource management; International business; Law; Management; Marketing; Public relations.

Study Pathways:

Pathways to postgraduate degrees are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing on the basis of completed or partially completed studies or experience, QUT advanced standing rules apply.

Further information:

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Individual faculties also offer support through prizes, awards and bursaries that reward and encourage student effort through the generous support of individuals, industry and government sponsors. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date.


Subject to choice of Business major and units: CPA Australia; Chartered Accountants Aust. and New Zealand and Institute of Public Accountants. Account Planning Group Aust., Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association, Aust. Direct Marketing Association, Communications Council, Youngbloods and nGen. Economics Society of Aust. Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Aust. Human Resources Institute, Society of Human Resource Management (USA), Aust. Institute of Management and Aust. Institute of Training and Development. Aust. Institute of Export, Logistics Association of Aus and Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Aus Marketing Institute, Market Research Society of Aust, Aust. Institute of Export. Public The Bachelor of Laws (Hons) graduates satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a solicitor and/or barrister in all Australian states and territories. It is also recognised for admission purposes in West and East Malaysia, India, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 5.5 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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