Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Laws

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

This combined program is offered jointly by UTS: Law and UTS: Business. One of the most popular combined degrees offered by UTS: Law, the Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Laws combines foundational understanding of law and important aspects of business with a wide choice of business majors and sub-majors, with real-world experience to make students work-ready upon graduation. The program provides full-time study for students wishing to obtain a professional legal qualification that satisfies the academic requirements only for admission as a lawyer. The degree seeks to provide students with the knowledge, competencies and values necessary to develop critical, analytical and evaluative skills essential for a dynamic and rewarding career in business and law. Career options include legal adviser within a government department, lawyer in corporate and commercial sector, mergers and acquisitions, property, and intellectual property, as well as management consultant or professional in the chosen business specialisation (such as an accountant or marketing executive).

Course Fee:


International: $201,840

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184. Proficiency in English and mathematics is assumed knowledge.

Structure:

The course comprises a total of 240 credit points, allowing students to graduate with the separate degrees of Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws. The law component is made up of 144 credit points, while the business component is made up of 96 credit points. The course duration is five years of full-time study. The law component requires attendance of 10-15 hours of lectures a week and timetable constraints may require attendance at both daytime and evening classes.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Human resource management; International business; Management; Marketing; Law

Study Pathways:

Students who meet the criteria for honours are eligible for transfer into the appropriate undergraduate honours exit course on completion of all coursework.

Further information:

To practise as a lawyer in NSW, students need to successfully complete an accredited legal academic qualification (e.g. Bachelor of Laws) and an accredited course of practical legal training (PLT), which UTS offers through its PLT program. Students enrolled in this course may complete their practical legal training by undertaking a postgraduate course in PLT, such as the Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice. Students can graduate with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) if they complete subjects Research Methodology and Research Thesis within the course. The degree may be awarded with first or second class honours, which does not require an additional honours year.

Recognition:

This course satisfies the requirements for admission to the Supreme Court of NSW as a lawyer, provided students complete a practical legal training program, such as the Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00099F

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City 97.05 No Full time 5 years
One of the largest universities in New South Wales, the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has an international reputation for quality programs and flexible learning. UTS offers its students a lively, supportive and diverse learning environment and a range of social, cultural and sporting facilities to enrich each student's experience. The UTS campus is located in a vibrant and diverse environment in the heart of the City near Haymarket and Darling Harbour.

The University's goal is to provide a level of higher education that informs, instructs and augments knowledge and skills relevant to students' futures in professional life. UTS develops and regularly revises its programs of study in partnership with industry, government and professional bodies, so that its degrees are based on the latest professional standards and current practices. As a result, UTS produces graduates who are ready for work, and this is demonstrated in the high numbers of its students who are members of the workforce within a few months of finishing their degree. UTS regards learning as a lifelong experience, and offers a range of programs to cater for the educational needs of people at a variety of stages in their lives, and from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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Provider CRICOS: 00099F

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