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Bachelor of Business (Business Law)

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:

    Online
    On Campus
    Blended

  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    3 years full time or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates!

  • Awarded by:

    Murdoch University

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What you'll learn

About this course

The laws and regulations governing business in Australia are complex, far-reaching and sometimes difficult to understand. This Bachelor of Business (Business Law) helps you approach the law in a pragmatic and commercially minded way, exposing you to legal issues relevant to running a business.

This degree covers foundational knowledge in a range of different areas including consumer and employee protection, product disclosure, business reporting and compliance, finance law and research methods.

Available for online, on campus or blended delivery through Murdoch University, choose a study mode that suits your schedule and get the most out of your degree.

Eligibility

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Completed Australian senior secondary studies with an ATAR equal to or above this year's admission cut-off; OR
  • Achieved a multiple choice score of 135 or above in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT); OR
  • Completed a recognised post-secondary course; OR
  • Completed approved university preparation (foundation) studies; OR
  • Completed at least one year of study at a recognised tertiary or higher education institution; OR
  • Completed 2 units at an Australian university or through Open Universities Australia

If you don't meet any of these academic entry requirements, Murdoch University offers several pathways, including the FlexiTrack university preparation program, to help you qualify for this course.

All students must satisfy Murdoch University's minimum English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English Language.

Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Academic skills for business
  • Transforming business
  • Foundational mathematics for business
  • Foundations of management and governance
  • Foundations of accounting
  • Foundations of business law
  • Understanding business research: an introductory approach
  • Finance law
  • Workplace law
  • Marketing and advertising law
  • Empirical research methods for business
  • Applying mixed methods research to business
  • Company law
  • Taxation
  • Alternative dispute resolution

Plus your choice of general elective units.

You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

One of the top 500 universities in the world (2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings), Murdoch University has a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Across its campuses in Australia, Dubai and Singapore, Murdoch offers over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate courses spanning a broad range of disciplines, including veterinary science, Information Technology, law, business, psychology and counterterrorism. Murdoch University is part of the Innovative Research Universities network, a group of universities that advises the Australian government on higher education policy.
Murdoch University is committed to providing tailored support to all its students in order to help them meet their educational objectives. It provides a wide range of dedicated services, including career and employment assistance, counselling, disability support, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs and study advice. In addition, students have access to a wide range of services including mentoring for first-year students and bespoke programs to support learners who are elite athletes, international students, LGBTIQ students or reservists in the Australian Defence Force.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Business (Business Law) from Murdoch University.

The skills gained through this course will make you a valuable asset to any company - you'll be qualified to help them understand the implications of laws and regulations that apply to their business operations, and ensure that they comply with those laws. Job opportunities might exist in consultancy or in-house roles; alternatively, you might want to start your own small business.

Curious about where a career in law could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Accountant
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Financial Dealer
  • Financial Broker
  • Management Consultant
  • Lawyer
  • Operations Manager
  • Computer Systems Auditor
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Judge

Payment options & support

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.

Murdoch University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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