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

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

Students enrolled in a combined degree program must complete the full program specified within the combined program for each degree before they can graduate with either award.

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 (Accounting), Bachelor of Commerce (Business Economics), Bachelor of Commerce (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 (Accounting), Bachelor of Commerce (Business Economics) or Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) 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 (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 63 units, consisting of:

  • 27 units of core topics
  • a 36 unit specialisation in Accounting, Business Economics or Finance as specified below.

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Core - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics

27 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)
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 (Business Economics)

Core - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics

27 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)

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 selected from the following:

 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 (Finance)

Core - Year 1, 2 & 3 topics

27 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)

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)

Other topics may be substituted with approval.

Not all topics necessarily are available in a given year.