The combined degrees program of Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Accounting), (Advanced Leadership and Business Economics), (Advanced Leadership and Finance) requires the completion of a minimum of 216 units of study and a minimum of 198 units for Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Accounting), (Advanced Leadership and Business Economics), (Advanced Leadership and Finance), Bachelor of Laws (Honours).

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

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

Students who commence, but subsequently do not wish to complete the combined degrees program may be eligible to transfer to either the Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Accounting), Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Business Economics), Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Finance), or the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) 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 Laws and Legal Practice (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Accounting), Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Business Economics), Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Finance) a student must complete the following program of study with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic and the maintenance of a GPA of at least 5.5 for the Commerce component:

  • a Law component of 135 units for the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) which consists of 90 units of core topics, 22.5 units of Legal Practice Training, 9 units of option topics, and 13.5 units of dissertation or 135 units for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) which consists of 90 units of core topics, 22.5 units of Year 4 Option topics, 9 units of Year 3 Option topics, and 13.5 units of dissertation [see Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) or Bachelor of Laws (Honours) entry for further information];
  • a Commerce component of 81 units, consisting of:
    • 45 units of core topics;
    • a 36 units specialisation in either Accounting, Business Economics or Finance as specified below.

Not all topics necessarily are available in a given year.

Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Accounting)

Core - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics

45 units comprising:

BUSN1001 Accounting Principles (4.5 units)
BUSN1009 Quantitative Methods (4.5 units)*
BUSN1013 Economics for Business (4.5 units)*
BUSN1015 Foundations of Finance (4.5 units)
BUSN2034 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals (4.5 units)
BUSN3044 Industry Placement (4.5 units)
BUSN3052 Leadership in Business and Society (4.5 units)
BUSN3061A Industry Project (9 units)
BUSN3064 Financial Statement Analysis (4.5 units)

*Enrolment in the online versions of these topics is not permitted due to accreditation requirements of CPA Australia and CAANZ.

Specialisation - Accounting - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics

36 units comprising:

BUSN1002 Financial Accounting Processes (4.5 units)
BUSN2029 Financial Reporting (4.5 units)
BUSN2035 Cost and Management Accounting (4.5 units)
BUSN2036 Financial Accounting Issues (4.5 units)
BUSN2037 Financial Management (4.5 units)
BUSN3047 Company Accounting (4.5 units)
BUSN3048 Auditing (4.5 units)
BUSN3054 Taxation Law and Practice (4.5 units)

Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Business Economics)

Core - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics

45 units comprising:

BUSN1001 Accounting Principles (4.5 units)
BUSN1009 Quantitative Methods (4.5 units)
BUSN1013 Economics for Business (4.5 units)
BUSN1015 Foundations of Finance (4.5 units
BUSN2034 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals (4.5 units)
BUSN3043 Governance, Sustainability and Ethics (4.5 units)
BUSN3044 Industry Placement (4.5 units)
BUSN3052 Leadership in Business and Society (4.5 units)
BUSN3061A Industry Project (9 units)

Specialisation - Business Economics - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics

36 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)
  BUSN3056 International Trade (4.5 units)

Including 13.5 units from:

BUSN2019 International Business Context (4.5 units)
BUSN2022 The Australian Economy (4.5 units)
BUSN2024 Sustainable Resource Management (4.5 units)
BUSN3037 Import-Export Theory and Practice (4.5 units)
BUSN3044 Industry Placement (4.5 units)

Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Finance)

Core - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics

45 units comprising:

BUSN1001 Accounting Principles (4.5 units)
BUSN1009 Quantitative Methods (4.5 units)
BUSN1013 Economics for Business (4.5 units)
BUSN1015 Foundations of Finance (4.5 units)
BUSN2034 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals (4.5 units)
BUSN3043 Governance, Sustainability and Ethics (4.5 units)
BUSN3044 Industry Placement (4.5 units)
BUSN3052 Leadership in Business and Society (4.5 units)
BUSN3061A Industry Project (9 units)

Specialisation - Finance - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics

36 units comprising:

 BUSN1008 Introductory Macroeconomics (4.5 units)
 BUSN1014 Financial Markets (4.5 units)
 BUSN2021 Management of Financial Institutions (4.5 units)
 BUSN2027 International Finance (4.5 units)
 BUSN2037 Financial Management (4.5 units)
 BUSN3029 Investments and Portfolio Management (4.5 units)
 BUSN3049 Corporate Finance (4.5 units)

 Including 4.5 units from:

 BUSN2040 Macroeconomics (4.5 units)
 BUSN3028 Personal Financial Planning (4.5 units)
 BUSN3031 Derivatives and Risk Management (4.5 units)