Bachelor of Business (Advanced Business Leadership) & Bachelor of Laws

Western Sydney University
Western Sydney University
  • Awarded by

    Western Sydney University

  • Qualification

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    5 years full-time; 10 years part-time

  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Career Outcomes

    Business Manager | Small Business Manager | Lawyer | Entrepreneur | View all

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Last modified: 19 Feb 2020

In a Nutshell

Take the first step in an exciting global career in leadership with this combined Bachelor of Business (Advanced Business Leadership) and Bachelor of Laws course from Western Sydney University.

Designed for ambitious students seeking to stand out in the ever-changing business landscape, this course offers the foundation skills, knowledge and insights required to thrive in business leadership. This course will help you take the first step in a unique career helping businesses and organisations meet legal obligations and effectively plan to solve their biggest problems. 

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. If you're seeking a legal career with a competitive edge, well-designed for today's dynamic business environment, this course is for you.

  • What You'll Need to Get In


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  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this double business and law degree, the subjects you may study include:

    Law core subjects:

    • Fundamentals of Australian law
    • Criminal law
    • Legal analysis and critique
    • Torts law
    • Contracts
    • Alternative dispute resolution
    • Professional responsibility and legal ethics
    • Government and public law
    • Equity & trusts
    • Property law
    • Administrative law
    • Law of associations
    • Constitutional law
    • Criminal procedure and evidence
    • Remedies
    • Civil procedure and arbitration

    Business core subjects: 

    • Enterprise innovation and markets
    • Enterprise law
    • Enterprise leadership
    • Financing enterprises

    LLB alternate units:

    • Revenue law
    • Land transactions law
    • Advanced taxation law
    • International criminal law
    • Financial services law
    • Mediation
    • Bioethics
    • Law economics and business ethics
    • Law of employment
    • Immigration and refugee law
    • Comparative law: Legal systems of the world
    • Advanced family law
    • Elder law
    • Family law
    • Human rights law
    • Intellectual property
    • International business transactions law
    • International trade law
    • Wills and succession
    • Advocacy
    • Planning and environment law
    • Jurisprudence
    • Advanced torts and civil wrongs
    • Space law – commercial aspects
    • Public international law
    • Anti-discrimination law
    • Conflict of laws
    • Corporate governance
    • Insolvency law and policy
    • Media law
    • International moot court
    • Banking and securities law
    • Clinical legal placement
    • Law honours dissertation
    • Issues in the criminal justice system
    • Public health law
    • Independent study (law)
    • Advanced constitutional law
    • Transactional law
    • Foundations of Chinese law
    • Family dispute resolution
    • Moot court
    • Work health and safety law
    • International climate law
    • International environmental law
    • Law and public policy (development and implementation)
    • Law of international organisations
    • Law of the sea
    • Medical law
    • Australian consumer law
    • Self-managed superannuation and trusts
    • Australian competition law
    • Human rights and the Asia Pacific
    • Practising in the public interest
    • First Peoples and the Australian legal system
    • Information and data governance law and regulation
    • Islam, international law and human rights
    • Mental health law
    • Foundations of Indian law
    • Revenue law industry placement
    • Cyber law and justice
    • Elder law industry placement
    • Law's self-understanding
    • Judicial internship
    • Technology, innovation and the law
    • Designing law apps for access to justice

    Business alternate units:

    • Corporate financial management
    • Bank management
    • Derivatives
    • Economic and financial modelling
    • International finance
    • Investment management
    • Security analysis and business validation
    • Consumers, firms and markets
    • Cost benefit analysis
    • Corporations, economic power and policy
    • Economic and financial modelling
    • Globalisation and sustainability
    • Growth, cycles and crises
    • Macroeconomic measures and models
    • Service industry analytic
    • The accommodation industry
    • Hospitality and tourism in practice
    • Hospitality places and spaces
    • Hospitality profitability and entrepreneurship
    • Special event management
    • The business of hospitality
    • Managing people at work
    • Human resource and industrial relations strategy
    • International human resource management
    • Negotiation, bargaining and advocacy
    • People, work and society
    • Reward and performance management
    • Work health and safety
    • Introduction to international business
    • Managing in the global environment
    • Globalisation and sustainability
    • International business strategy
    • International marketing
    • Leadership and entrepreneurship
    • The markets of Asia
    • Business, society and policy
    • Managing in the global environment
    • Creating change and innovation
    • Leadership and entrepreneurship
    • Managing operations
    • Organisational learning and development
    • Strategic management
    • Marketing principles
    • Marketing communications
    • Marketing research
    • Brand and product management
    • Business to business marketing
    • International marketing
    • Strategic marketing management
    • Sport entertainment
    • Developing sport professionals
    • Our sporting future
    • Service industry analytics
    • Special event management
    • Sport and society
    • Strategic sport leadership
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  • Why Western Sydney University?

    Trust Western Sydney University to get you qualified in your field! Gain a recognised degree in Business, Health, Psychology, Communication, Medical Science, Criminology, Arts or loads more with WSU. Study online or on-campus and gain valuable, real-life skills that'll see you succeed in the workforce. With a reputation for excellence, you can be proud to graduate with a degree that comes from a uni ranked in the top 2% globally! Open up to a world of possibilities and enquire about a course with WSU today. 

    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.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Business (Advanced Business Leadership) and Bachelor of Laws from Western Sydney University. 

With this qualification, you'll be well-positioned to seek work as a lawyer across a range of sectors, and seek work in high-level business leadership and management roles. You may choose to work in a legal or management firm, or in-house in a broad range of industries, including construction, resources, education, technology, media and more. You may also choose to establish your own business, organisation or enterprise.

This course meets the undergraduate academic requirements for admission to legal practice through the Legal Profession Admission Board. Depending on the majors and electives you choose, this course can see you graduate with industry-specific professional business accreditation.

Wondering where a career in law could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential law career outcomes include: Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary, Security Consultant, Strategic Crime Assessor, Legal Support Officer, Legal Receptionist, Court Clerk, Legal Clerk, Paralegal.

Let's Talk Price

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.


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, 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). 


Find out more about government study loans here.

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