This course covers a broad range of legal issues including social welfare law, business law and transnational law, and you’ll learn how a wide range problems and disputes are resolved.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
From Semester 1 2018 this course will be replaced at the Perth campus by our new
Bachelor of Criminology
In this course, previously known as Legal Studies, you’ll explore the legal system and how it shapes our society in so many ways.
You’ll learn about the role of law in national and international contexts and from commercial and non-commercial perspectives. You’ll cover a broad range of legal issues including social welfare law, business law and transnational law, learning how a wide range problems and disputes are resolved.
You can combine Law, Business and Society with a range of other courses, depending on your career aspirations. Recommended double majors include Criminology, Business Law, Psychology, Global Politics and Policy, Accounting, and Hospitality and Tourism Management. This course may also provide a pathway into the Bachelor of Laws for high-performing students.
When you graduate, you’ll have the legal knowledge you need to pursue a career in justice administration, corrective services, juvenile justice, policing (Federal and State), business administration or management. You could work for community or corporate organisations, and government departments.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth Campus (some units external)
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Law
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Law, Business and Society
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
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Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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