Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

The Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business offers students the flexibility and the professional development needed to do this. This double degree meets academic and professional requirements for graduates to be admitted to legal practice in Australia. It also offers graduates the opportunity to develop their skill, knowledge and professional acumen across a range of business specialisations, preparing them for careers in the legal community, business and government. This course provides a focus on both practical and theoretical learning, both in legal profession and in other business settings.

Structure

480 credit points consisting of 264 credit points of core law units of study, 24 credit points of law electives, 84 credit points of core business units, 108 credit points of Business Challenge units.

Subjects

  • Accounting, Banking and Finance, Event Management, Financial Risk Management, Human Resource Management, Information Systems Management, International Hospitality Management, International Tourism Management, International Trade, Management and Innovation, Marketing, Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Standard entry requirements

VCE English requirements: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

Recognition

CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Australian Human Resources Institute, CILTA, Australian Marketing Institute, VLAB

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City Flinders
  • ATAR: 81.65
Yes
City Queen
  • ATAR: 81.65
Yes
Footscray Park
  • ATAR: 81.65
Yes

Further information

All applicants are encouraged to complete the law supplementary form which may be used to adjust the Selection Rank. Students in any Bachelor of Laws may apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree once they have completed a minimum 192 credit points and have attained an average mark of Distinction or above i.e. 70-100%. Applicants will be assessed on the highest grades achieved in the top 12 Law units. Students will be further assessed on an outline of a proposed thesis topic and availability of a college based or college affiliated supervisor. Successful applicants will enrol in both Advanced Research Legal Methods and Advanced Legal Research Dissertation instead of 24 credit points of law electives.

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