Western Sydney University
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5 years full-time; 10 years part-time
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You're a big-picture thinker who thrives when challenged. Turn it into a rewarding new career with this combined Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws course from Western Sydney University.
Designed for ambitious students seeking to take their first career steps into an ever-changing business landscape, this course offers a solid foundation in the business skills, knowledge and connections required to succeed. You'll graduate from this course with two industry-recognised qualifications and the background to pursue an exciting career in leadership, strategic planning and problem-solving.
In this course, you'll build professional skills in legal research, writing and analysis, and develop a fundamental understanding of how the law interacts with society. You'll hone skills in business management, financial planning and human resources management, and graduate well-positioned to work in advanced leadership and strategic planning roles.
This course meets the undergraduate academic requirements for admission to legal practice through the Legal Profession Admission Board. Depending on your business major and electives, it may satisfy requirements with other professional bodies.
If you're seeking a future-focused career in a competitive business world, this industry-relevant double degree is your first step to success.
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Recommended studies: HSC English (Advanced)
Assumed Knowledge: HSC 2 unit Mathematics.
Students enrolling in units that require workplace learning may need to have a National Police Certificate and consent or prohibited employment declarations as they may be conducting their placement in circumstances where they work with minors.
Enquire now to find out about the ATAR required to qualify for this course.
In this double law and business degree, the subjects you may study include:
Law core subjects:
Law elective units include:
Business core subjects:
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Business from Western Sydney University.
With this qualification, you'll be well-positioned to seek work as a lawyer across a range of sectors. You may choose to work as a lawyer or legal adviser in-house in firms in sectors including construction, resources, education, technology, media and more. You may also choose to seek employment in a law firm, consulting firm, or in a senior management role in business.
This course meets the undergraduate academic requirements for admission to legal practice through the Legal Profession Admission Board. Depending on the business major and electives you choose, this course can see you graduate with industry-specific professional business accreditation.
Wondering where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Manager, Team Leader, Small Business Owner, Operations Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Consultant, Business Analyst, Entrepreneur.
Western Sydney University offers flexible payment options for students.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees. Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.
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, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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