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CL53 - Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business

Overview

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business is a multidisciplinary qualification designed to enable you to gain entry into the legal profession combined with business knowledge and skills. During your legal studies you will learn about legal procedures and key legislation and develop skills necessary to identify, analyse and evaluate facts in relation to legal frameworks. The core areas of the law degree match those required for admission to the legal profession including statutory interpretation, criminal law and procedure, contracts, torts, constitutional law, equity, administrative law, property, company law, evidence, professional responsibility and civil procedure. During your business studies you may major in accounting, financial planning, human resource management, management, marketing, property or social innovation. Choosing to study this double degree will put you on the cutting edge of law and business with the appropriate skills to carry you forward into the careers of the future.

Career Information

The Bachelor of Laws prepares graduates for a career as a legal professional. Aside from the traditional roles as a solicitor, barrister or in-house counsel, a law degree is useful for careers in academia, business, the public service and politics. The Bachelor of Business is your gateway to a wide variety of positions in both the public and private sectors. On completing the course, depending on your major, you will be qualified to work in marketing, general management, human resource management, public relations, property, and accounting - as well as providing an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in managing sustainable organisations.

Course Details
Duration 5 years full-time or 10 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 234
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Double Degree
Qualification (post nominal) BLLB BBus
AQF Level Level 7: Bachelor Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 3 - 2020

Online

Term 2 - 2020

Online

Term 1 - 2020

Online

Term 3 - 2019

Online

Term 2 - 2019

Online

Term 1 - 2019

Online
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International Availability

Term 3 - 2020

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2020

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2020

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 3 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
What do I need to start?
Entry Scores
Rank Threshold OP 9 | SR 82 | ATAR 81.85
Rank Cut-Off OP 9 | SR 82 | ATAR 81.85
Entry Requirements

English (4,SA) or equivalent.

Security Requirements
None.
Health Requirements
None.
Assumed Knowledge

English and Maths.

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards CG01 - Diploma of Business Studies CG98 - Bachelor of Laws
Exit Awards CG01 - Diploma of Business Studies CG98 - Bachelor of Laws
Professional Accreditation Not applicable
Learned Society Accreditation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

LAWS12073 - Students will undertake a three-week legal humanitarian mission to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in conjunction with the organisation Antipodeans. Prior to the overseas humanitarian mission, students will study appropriate aspects of international humanitarian law; appropriate aspects of Cambodian law and culture; and will develop practical skills necessary to support their overseas mission. Upon return to Australia, students will undertake an analysis and presentation of their accomplishment. Students will be assessed prior to departing to Cambodia; continuously during the placement period; and on the basis of their contribution to a final group presentation.
LAWS13020 - CQUniversity discipline of law has fully mapped its curriculum to include experiential learning opportunities in numerous subjects. These opportunities focus on skills development and include: • Simulations - moots, branching simulations, role plays • Drafting legal documents • Client interviewing exercises • Developing legal apps • Emerging Clinical programs - embedded within individual units, as digitally badged experiences, probono community service opportunities and where possible work placements (organised by students). CQUniversity is also entering into a Work Experience Placement Program at the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Some CQUniversity law subjects have assessment options which enable students to organise and gain recognition of physical placements in legal firms, with barristers and in government legal agencies. The reason these work placements are optional is that the majority of the student body studies part-time online. Placements need to match the flexibility requirements of students. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between CQUniversity and the Central Queensland Community Legal Centre Inc (CQCLC). The CQCLC is a community-based, government funded organisation which provides free legal advice and minor assistance to members of the community who may not otherwise be able to access or afford such assistance. The initiative involves the introduction into the CQCLC of CQU law student probono volunteers, both in person and online, supervised by CQU staff with the intention of expanding the course into distance advice if the initial trial is satisfactory. It is intended that all CQUniversity law students will have the opportunity to be involved with this course. Should this initiative prove successful it will be rolled out to further rural and regional community legal centres.

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2019 10
Core Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure 2 - Accounting Major Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Knowledge Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate an understanding of a coherent body of knowledge that includes: (a) the fundamental areas of legal knowledge, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, including international and comparative contexts, (b) the broader contexts within which legal issues arise, and (c) the principles and values of justice and of ethical practice in lawyers’ roles. Examples: Indigenous case studies, Intercultural perspectives, International perspectives, Comparative law.
  • 2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate: (a) an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making, (b) an ability to recognise and reflect upon, and a developing ability to respond to, ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts, (c) an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community, and (d) a developing ability to exercise professional judgement. Example: Plagiarism.
  • 3. Thinking skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) identify and articulate legal issues, (b) apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal issues, (c) engage in critical analysis and make a reasoned choice amongst alternatives, and (d) think creatively in approaching legal issues and generating appropriate responses. Examples: Thinking critically, Thinking creatively, Reflecting on your work, Reasoning skills, Answering problem questions, and Exam preparation and practice.
  • 4. Research Skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues. Examples: Embarking on research, Using a law library, Sources of law, Citing legal authorities, Using law books, Using legal journals, Using legal databases, Using reference materials, and Scientific thinking.
  • 5. Communication and Collaboration Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for legal and non-legal audiences; and (b) collaborate effectively. Examples: Making presentations, Client interviewing, Mooting, Negotiation, Mediation, Public speaking, Drafting, Legal Clinic (Pro Bono Law Centre), Teamwork, Relationship building, and Adaptability.
  • 6. Self-management Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) learn and work independently, and (b) reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development. Examples: Time management, Project management, Note taking, and Contributing to course.
  • 7. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Accounting and its applications in organisational contexts.
  • 8. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets.
  • 9. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information.
  • 10. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Productively participate, contribute and engage in teams to produce collaborative outcomes.
  • 11. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Build leadership skills and able to take on individual roles and exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in relation to managing organisations.
  • 12. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure 3 - Financial Planning Major Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Knowledge Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate an understanding of a coherent body of knowledge that includes: (a) the fundamental areas of legal knowledge, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, including international and comparative contexts, (b) the broader contexts within which legal issues arise, and (c) the principles and values of justice and of ethical practice in lawyers’ roles. Examples: Indigenous case studies, Intercultural perspectives, International perspectives, Comparative law.
  • 2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate: (a) an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making, (b) an ability to recognise and reflect upon, and a developing ability to respond to, ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts, (c) an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community, and (d) a developing ability to exercise professional judgement. Example: Plagiarism.
  • 3. Thinking skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) identify and articulate legal issues, (b) apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal issues, (c) engage in critical analysis and make a reasoned choice amongst alternatives, and (d) think creatively in approaching legal issues and generating appropriate responses. Examples: Thinking critically, Thinking creatively, Reflecting on your work, Reasoning skills, Answering problem questions, and Exam preparation and practice.
  • 4. Research Skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues. Examples: Embarking on research, Using a law library, Sources of law, Citing legal authorities, Using law books, Using legal journals, Using legal databases, Using reference materials, and Scientific thinking.
  • 5. Communication and Collaboration Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for legal and non-legal audiences; and (b) collaborate effectively. Examples: Making presentations, Client interviewing, Mooting, Negotiation, Mediation, Public speaking, Drafting, Legal Clinic (Pro Bono Law Centre), Teamwork, Relationship building, and Adaptability.
  • 6. Self-management Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) learn and work independently, and (b) reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development. Examples: Time management, Project management, Note taking, and Contributing to course.
  • 7. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Financial Planning and its applications in organisational contexts.
  • 8. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets.
  • 9. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information.
  • 10. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Productively participate, contribute and engage in teams to produce collaborative outcomes.
  • 11. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Build leadership skills and able to take on individual roles and exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in relation to managing organisations.
  • 12. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure 4 - Human Resource Management Major Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Knowledge Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate an understanding of a coherent body of knowledge that includes: (a) the fundamental areas of legal knowledge, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, including international and comparative contexts, (b) the broader contexts within which legal issues arise, and (c) the principles and values of justice and of ethical practice in lawyers’ roles. Examples: Indigenous case studies, Intercultural perspectives, International perspectives, Comparative law.
  • 2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate: (a) an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making, (b) an ability to recognise and reflect upon, and a developing ability to respond to, ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts, (c) an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community, and (d) a developing ability to exercise professional judgement. Example: Plagiarism.
  • 3. Thinking skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) identify and articulate legal issues, (b) apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal issues, (c) engage in critical analysis and make a reasoned choice amongst alternatives, and (d) think creatively in approaching legal issues and generating appropriate responses. Examples: Thinking critically, Thinking creatively, Reflecting on your work, Reasoning skills, Answering problem questions, and Exam preparation and practice.
  • 4. Research Skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues. Examples: Embarking on research, Using a law library, Sources of law, Citing legal authorities, Using law books, Using legal journals, Using legal databases, Using reference materials, and Scientific thinking.
  • 5. Communication and Collaboration Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for legal and non-legal audiences; and (b) collaborate effectively. Examples: Making presentations, Client interviewing, Mooting, Negotiation, Mediation, Public speaking, Drafting, Legal Clinic (Pro Bono Law Centre), Teamwork, Relationship building, and Adaptability.
  • 6. Self-management Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) learn and work independently, and (b) reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development. Examples: Time management, Project management, Note taking, and Contributing to course.
  • 7. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of managing Human Resources and its applications in organisational contexts.
  • 8. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets.
  • 9. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information.
  • 10. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Productively participate, contribute and engage in teams to produce collaborative outcomes.
  • 11. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Build leadership skills and able to take on individual roles and exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in relation to managing organisations.
  • 12. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure 5 - Management Major Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Knowledge Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate an understanding of a coherent body of knowledge that includes: (a) the fundamental areas of legal knowledge, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, including international and comparative contexts, (b) the broader contexts within which legal issues arise, and (c) the principles and values of justice and of ethical practice in lawyers’ roles. Examples: Indigenous case studies, Intercultural perspectives, International perspectives, Comparative law.
  • 2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate: (a) an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making, (b) an ability to recognise and reflect upon, and a developing ability to respond to, ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts, (c) an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community, and (d) a developing ability to exercise professional judgement. Example: Plagiarism.
  • 3. Thinking skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) identify and articulate legal issues, (b) apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal issues, (c) engage in critical analysis and make a reasoned choice amongst alternatives, and (d) think creatively in approaching legal issues and generating appropriate responses. Examples: Thinking critically, Thinking creatively, Reflecting on your work, Reasoning skills, Answering problem questions, Exam preparation and practice.
  • 4. Research Skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues. Examples: Embarking on research, Using a law library, Sources of law, Citing legal authorities, Using law books, Using legal journals, Using legal databases, Using reference materials, and Scientific thinking.
  • 5. Communication and Collaboration Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for legal and non-legal audiences; and (b) collaborate effectively. Examples: Making presentations, Client interviewing, Mooting, Negotiation, Mediation, Public speaking, Drafting, Legal Clinic (Pro Bono Law Centre), Teamwork, Relationship building, and Adaptability.
  • 6. Self-management Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) learn and work independently, and (b) reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development. Examples: Time management, Project management, Note taking, and Contributing to course.
  • 7. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Management and its applications in organisational contexts.
  • 8. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets.
  • 9. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information.
  • 10. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Productively participate, contribute and engage in teams to produce collaborative outcomes.
  • 11. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Build leadership skills and able to take on individual roles and exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in relation to managing organisations.
  • 12. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure 6 - Marketing Major Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Knowledge Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate an understanding of a coherent body of knowledge that includes: (a) the fundamental areas of legal knowledge, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, including international and comparative contexts, (b) the broader contexts within which legal issues arise, and (c) the principles and values of justice and of ethical practice in lawyers’ roles. Examples: Indigenous case studies, Intercultural perspectives, International perspectives, Comparative law.
  • 2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate: (a) an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making, (b) an ability to recognise and reflect upon, and a developing ability to respond to, ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts, (c) an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community, and (d) a developing ability to exercise professional judgement. Example: Plagiarism.
  • 3. Thinking skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) identify and articulate legal issues, (b) apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal issues, (c) engage in critical analysis and make a reasoned choice amongst alternatives, and (d) think creatively in approaching legal issues and generating appropriate responses. Examples: Thinking critically, Thinking creatively, Reflecting on your work, Reasoning skills, Answering problem questions, and Exam preparation and practice.
  • 4. Research Skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues. Examples: Embarking on research, Using a law library, Sources of law, Citing legal authorities, Using law books, Using legal journals, Using legal databases, Using reference materials, and Scientific thinking.
  • 5. Communication and Collaboration Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for legal and non-legal audiences; and (b) collaborate effectively. Examples: Making presentations, Client interviewing, Mooting, Negotiation, Mediation, Public speaking, Drafting, Legal Clinic (Pro Bono Law Centre), Teamwork, Relationship building, and Adaptability.
  • 6. Self-management Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) learn and work independently, and (b) reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development. Examples: Time management, Project management, Note taking, and Contributing to course.
  • 7. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Marketing and its applications in organisational contexts.
  • 8. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets.
  • 9. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information.
  • 10. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Productively participate, contribute and engage in teams to produce collaborative outcomes.
  • 11. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Build leadership skills and able to take on individual roles and exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in relation to managing organisations.
  • 12. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure 7 - Property Major Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Knowledge Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate an understanding of a coherent body of knowledge that includes: (a) the fundamental areas of legal knowledge, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, including international and comparative contexts, (b) the broader contexts within which legal issues arise, and (c) the principles and values of justice and of ethical practice in lawyers’ roles. Examples: Indigenous case studies, Intercultural perspectives, International perspectives, Comparative law.
  • 2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate: (a) an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making, (b) an ability to recognise and reflect upon, and a developing ability to respond to, ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts, (c) an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community, and (d) a developing ability to exercise professional judgement. Example: Plagiarism.
  • 3. Thinking skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) identify and articulate legal issues, (b) apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal issues, (c) engage in critical analysis and make a reasoned choice amongst alternatives, and (d) think creatively in approaching legal issues and generating appropriate responses. Examples: Thinking critically, Thinking creatively, Reflecting on your work, Reasoning skills, Answering problem questions, and Exam preparation and practice.
  • 4. Research Skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues. Examples: Embarking on research, Using a law library, Sources of law, Citing legal authorities, Using law books, Using legal journals, Using legal databases, Using reference materials, and Scientific thinking.
  • 5. Communication and Collaboration Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for legal and non-legal audiences; and (b) collaborate effectively. Examples: Making presentations, Client interviewing, Mooting, Negotiation, Mediation, Public speaking, Drafting, Legal Clinic (Pro Bono Law Centre), Teamwork, Relationship building, and Adaptability.
  • 6. Self-management Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) learn and work independently, and (b) reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development. Examples: Time management, Project management, Note taking, and Contributing to course.
  • 7. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Property and its applications in organisational contexts.
  • 8. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets.
  • 9. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information.
  • 10. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Productively participate, contribute and engage in teams to produce collaborative outcomes.
  • 11. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Build leadership skills and able to take on individual roles and exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in relation to managing organisations.
  • 12. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure 8 - Social Innovation Major Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Knowledge Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate an understanding of a coherent body of knowledge that includes: (a) the fundamental areas of legal knowledge, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, including international and comparative contexts, (b) the broader contexts within which legal issues arise, and (c) the principles and values of justice and of ethical practice in lawyers’ roles. Examples: Indigenous case studies, Intercultural perspectives, International perspectives, Comparative law.
  • 2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate: (a) an understanding of approaches to ethical decision-making, (b) an ability to recognise and reflect upon, and a developing ability to respond to, ethical issues likely to arise in professional contexts, (c) an ability to recognise and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of lawyers in promoting justice and in service to the community, and (d) a developing ability to exercise professional judgement. Example: Plagiarism.
  • 3. Thinking skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) identify and articulate legal issues, (b) apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal issues, (c) engage in critical analysis and make a reasoned choice amongst alternatives, and (d) think creatively in approaching legal issues and generating appropriate responses. Examples: Thinking critically, Thinking creatively, Reflecting on your work, Reasoning skills, Answering problem questions, and Exam preparation and practice.
  • 4. Research Skills Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues. Examples: Embarking on research, Using a law library, Sources of law, Citing legal authorities, Using law books, Using legal journals, Using legal databases, Using reference materials, and Scientific thinking.
  • 5. Communication and Collaboration Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) communicate in ways that are effective, appropriate and persuasive for legal and non-legal audiences; and (b) collaborate effectively. Examples: Making presentations, Client interviewing, Mooting, Negotiation, Mediation, Public speaking, Drafting, Legal Clinic (Pro Bono Law Centre), Teamwork, Relationship building, and Adaptability.
  • 6. Self-management Graduates of the Bachelor of Laws will be able to: (a) learn and work independently, and (b) reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development. Examples: Time management, Project management, Note taking, and Contributing to course.
  • 7. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Critically analyse and apply a broad and coherent body of theoretical, technical and applied knowledge of Social Innovation and its applications in organisational contexts.
  • 8. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Apply effective verbal and written communication skills to present in a clear, coherent manner within the organisational and social contexts and for audiences from government, employees and employers, community and business markets.
  • 9. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Select and use a range of computer-generated and digital technologies, numeracy in applicable ways to generate, manage and disseminate information.
  • 10. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Productively participate, contribute and engage in teams to produce collaborative outcomes.
  • 11. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Build leadership skills and able to take on individual roles and exercise professional and analytic judgement and reflection in relation to managing organisations.
  • 12. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will be able to: Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, problems, concepts and theories and formulate socially responsible, professional, ethical and effective business solutions related to commercial and social improvements in business practices.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 31 Total credit points: 186

Both the Law and Business degrees have core components. Law has 19 core units. Business has 7 core units. The course has a total of 26 core units (156 cps).

The total course consists of 24 Law units and 15 Business units with one unit common to both (LAWS11030). LAWS11061 Contract A and LAWS11062 Contract B cover the content of LAWS11030. This makes a total of 39 units, each of 6cp = 234 cps.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
LAWS11057 Introduction to Law
LAWS11059 Statutory Interpretation
LAWS11060 Criminal Law
LAWS11061 Contract A
LAWS11062 Contract B
LAWS11063 Torts A
LAWS11064 Torts B
LAWS11065 Constitutional Law
LAWS12056 Equity
LAWS12060 Trusts
LAWS12061 Administrative Law
LAWS12065 Foundations of Property Law
LAWS12066 Land Law
LAWS12072 Legal Research
LAWS13009 Corporations Law
LAWS13010 Evidence and Proof
LAWS13013 Legal Professional Conduct
LAWS13016 Jurisprudence
LAWS13017 Civil Procedure

Core structure Business Units - students need to choose 7 from the available 9 compulsory Business Units. You should review prerequisite unit requirements for your chosen Major before deciding on your 7 core units.

Available units
Students must complete 7 from the following units:
ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication
COMM11003 Communication in Professional Contexts
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
FINC19011 Business Finance
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
MGMT11167 Foundations of Social Innovation
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals

Law electives. Choose 5 from the following list of units.

Available units
Students must complete 5 from the following units:
LAWS12059 Conveyancing
LAWS12062 Alternative Dispute Resolution
LAWS12063 Advanced Statutory Interpretation and Drafting
LAWS12064 Legal Advocacy
LAWS12067 Environmental Law
LAWS12068 Intellectual Property Law
LAWS12069 e-Law
LAWS12070 Public International and Human Rights Law
LAWS12071 Australian Employment Law
LAWS12073 Legal Engagement Placement
LAWS13011 Family Law
LAWS13012 Succession
LAWS13014 Revenue Law
LAWS13015 Principles of Commercial Law
LAWS13018 Australian Consumer Law
LAWS13019 Legal Apps
LAWS13020 Legal Professional Portfolio
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
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