The combined degrees program of Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice/Bachelor of Business requires the completion of a minimum of 198 units of study and a Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws a minimum of 180 units.

For admission to the program, students must apply for admission to Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice combined degrees through SATAC.

Eligible students who decide to take up the combined degrees program in a subsequent year will be required to apply to SATAC, or via university internal transfer, for admission to the Bachelor of Business.

Students who commence, but subsequently do not wish to complete, the combined degrees program may be eligible to transfer to either the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice programs and to receive credit for some or all of the topics already completed.

Program of study

To qualify for the combined degrees of Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice a student must complete the following program of study with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic:

  • a Law component of 135 units for the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (which consists of 90 units of core topics, 22.5 units of Legal Practice Training and 22.5 units of option topics) or 117 units for the Bachelor of Laws (which consists of 90 units of core topics and 27 units of option topics) [see Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice or Bachelor of Laws entry for further information];
  • a Business component of 63 units consisting of:
  • 31.5 units of core topics;
  • a 27 units specialisation in Marketing, Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Business Economics or a 45 units specialisation for Human Resource Management or if no specialisation is selected, 31.5 units of BUSN electives;
  • 4.5 units of BUSN electives (with the exception of the Human Resource Management specialisation and where no specialisation is selected).

*76.5 units for the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) component.

Not all topics necessarily are available in a given year.

Core topics*

BUSN1011  Accounting for Managers  (4.5 units)
BUSN1009  Quantitative Methods  (4.5 units)
BUSN1013  Economics for Business  (4.5 units)
BUSN1022  Marketing Principles  (4.5 units)
BUSN2019  International Business Context  (4.5 units)
BUSN2038  Human Resource Management  (4.5 units)
BUSN3055  Strategic Management  (4.5 units)

*Normally BUSN1012 Management, People and Organisations and BUSN1019 Law for Business are included in the core topics, but in this degree-combination their content is deemed covered by the BLAWLPR core topics.

Business specialisations

Students must select no specialisation or one of the specialisations as indicated below:

No specialisation

31.5 units of BUSN electives

Business Economics

27 units comprising:

BUSN1008  Introductory Macroeconomics  (4.5 units)
BUSN2031  Business Forecasting   (4.5 units)
BUSN2040  Macroeconomics  (4.5 units)
BUSN2043  Managerial Economics  (4.5 units)
BUSN3037  International Trade: Theory and Practice  (4.5 units)

Plus 4.5 units selected from:

BUSN2022  The Australian Economy  (4.5 units)
BUSN2024  Sustainable Resource Management  (4.5 units)
BUSN2027  International Finance  (4.5 units)
BUSN3044  Industry Placement  (4.5 units)
BUSN3045  Industry Project  (4.5 units)
BUSN3057  Environmental Economics  (4.5 units)
BUSN3058  Current Issues in Economic Policy  (4.5 units)

Entrepreneurship

27 units comprising:

BUSN2026  Entrepreneurship and Small Business  (4.5 units)
BUSN2037  Financial Management  (4.5 units)
BUSN3026  Business Planning for New Ventures  (4.5 units)
BUSN3027  E-Business  (4.5 units)
DSGN3701  Innovation Management  (4.5 units)

Plus 4.5 units selected from:

BUSN3044  Industry Placement  (4.5 units)
BUSN3045  Industry Project  (4.5 units)
BUSN3052  Leadership in Business and Society  (4.5 units)

Human Resource Management

45 units comprising:

BUSN1021  Organisational Behaviour  (4.5 units)
BUSN2030  Training and Development  (4.5 units)
BUSN2032  Human Resource Planning, Recruitment and Selection  (4.5 units)
BUSN2044  Managing Diversity  (4.5 units)
BUSN3032  Reward and Performance Management  (4.5 units)
BUSN3033  Occupational Health and Safety  (4.5 units)
BUSN3035  Employee Relations  (4.5 units)
BUSN3050  International HRM  (4.5 units)
BUSN3059  Human Resources Strategy and Change Management  (4.5 units)
LLAW3253  Labour Law  (4.5 units)

International Business

27 units comprising:

BUSN2039  International Business Management  (4.5 units)
BUSN3037  International Trade: Theory and Practice  (4.5 units)
BUSN3050  International HRM  (4.5 units)
BUSN3051  International Marketing  (4.5 units)

Plus 9 units selected from:

BUSN1014  Financial Markets  (4.5 units)
BUSN2027  International Finance  (4.5 units)
BUSN2046  Operations and Supply Chain Management  (4.5 units)
BUSN3036  International Business Project  (4.5 units)
BUSN3038  International Business Negotiations  (4.5 units)
BUSN3044  Industry Placement  (4.5 units)
BUSN3045  Industry Project  (4.5 units)

Management

27 units comprising:

BUSN1021  Organisational Behaviour  (4.5 units)
BUSN2039  International Business Management  (4.5 units)
BUSN3059  Human Resources Strategy and Change Management  (4.5 units)

Plus 13.5 units selected from:

BUSN2024  Sustainable Resource Management  (4.5 units)
BUSN2046  Operations and Supply Chain Management  (4.5 units)
BUSN3027  E-Business  (4.5 units)
BUSN3044  Industry Placement  (4.5 units)
BUSN3045  Industry Project  (4.5 units)
BUSN3052  Leadership in Business and Society  (4.5 units)

Marketing

27 units comprising:

BUSN2020 Consumer Behaviour  (4.5 units)
BUSN2028 Market Research  (4.5 units)
BUSN3042 Strategic Marketing  (4.5 units)
BUSN3051 International Marketing  (4.5 units)

Plus 9 units selected from:

BUSN2033 Marketing Communications  (4.5 units)
BUSN3027 E-Business  (4.5 units)
BUSN3030 Marketing Applications  (4.5 units)
BUSN3040 Marketing Project  (4.5 units)
BUSN3041 Services Marketing  (4.5 units)
BUSN3044  Industry Placement  (4.5 units)
BUSN3045  Industry Project  (4.5 units)