Undergraduate

Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business

Gain insight into the corporate and business world so you can make better-informed decisions as a legal practitioner.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

B1369

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

5 years

Selection rank

90

CRICOS code

099495J
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SCALES Legal Clinic

Murdoch law students can work with real clients in a real legal practice setting.

Globally accredited law degree

A Murdoch law degree is recognised in Australia, Malaysia, India and Singapore.

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Overview

Law works across all industries and businesses. Adding a business degree to your law qualification will help you develop an in-depth understanding of business strategy, management, analytics and many other areas. You’ll gain a broader understanding of private and public corporations and their legal implications, giving you a competitive advantage in your career.

For example, if you combine a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Bachelor of Business with a major in Accounting, you could gain a qualification that allows you to be a practising lawyer or an accountant and have an in-depth understanding of both fields. You could also combine your knowledge of the two areas and become an investment lawyer.

Majors that you can study in the Bachelor of Business include AccountingBusiness Law, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Human Resources ManagementManagement, and Marketing.

5 reasons to study a combined degree in Law and Business at Murdoch

  • Get experience in the corporate world so you can have an understanding of how the industry works, allowing you to make better-informed decisions as a legal practitioner.
  • Travel and study in Italy, Switzerland, Germany or India as part of your Bachelor of Laws and understand more about the world.
  • Build your network of contacts by becoming a member of professional bodies and associations through our industry connections.
  • We consulted with our academics, industry contacts and students in designing these courses – so your skills and knowledge will be relevant when you step into the working world to begin your career.
  • Graduate with two qualifications, giving you a unique skillset and even more career opportunities.

What you’ll learn

Build the knowledge and skills you need to meet your career or study goals. Here are some of the things you’ll learn:

  • trial advocacy
  • legal protection of international human rights
  • foundations of accounting
  • business in society
  • transforming business.

Your future career

With a combined degree in Law and Business, you could work in practically any industry or sector. Careers could include:

  • Lawyer
  • Legal advisor in the corporate sector
  • Legal Practitioner
  • Commercial Lawyer
  • Investment Lawyer.

You could work in a range of industries including business or other roles in local, state and federal government, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) or other areas as in house counsel.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree meets the educational requirements of the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia for admission as a practicing lawyer, and has specific pre-requisites for registration that you must meet to qualify for admission.

If you would like to become a practising lawyer, you can complete your practical legal training (known as PLT) on campus thanks to our partnerships with Leo Cussen and College of Law.

For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

 

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Structure

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Entry requirements

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English Requirements

You must be able to meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which may include the successful completion of a variety of English proficiency tests.

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Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is a selection rank adjustment, as part of our commitment to helping students from regional, Indigenous and low socio-economic backgrounds gain university entry.

If you achieve an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95, a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. Murdoch RISE can increase your selection rank up to a maximum of 90.00.

There’s no application or need to register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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