Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws

Deakin University

In this course, combine a leading law degree with the commercial skills that organisations are looking for. Broad knowledge of both business and legal concepts, as well as robust training, practical experience and industry placements, will make students a competitive candidate in all areas of corporate law. Course graduates have the combined business acumen and legal expertise that organisations are looking for.

Course Fee:


International: $180,000

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should have successfully completed VCE or equivalent. Prerequisites are units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL. Entry for non-school leavers will be based on STAT results; GPA from Bachelor level or postgraduate studies from courses undertaken. For information on the STAT please visit http://www.deakin.edu.au/students/faculties/buslaw/student-support/stat

Structure:

40 credit points: 16 Commerce, 24 Law. The Commerce units include a core of 7 credit points and 1 commerce elective and 1 major of 8 credit points. The Law units include a core of 18 credit points and 6 electives, including 1 credit point of WIL/practical unit.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Economics; Finance; Financial planning; Food and agribusiness; Human resource management; Management; Management information systems; Marketing

Study Pathways:

Credit for prior learning may be offered to applicants who have successfully completed post-secondary studies.

Further information:

3 trimesters per year is subject to unit availability. Course also offered in Cloud (online) mode.

Recognition:

Deakin's Bachelor of Laws is designed to satisfy the university component of the requirements to become an Australian Lawyer set by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB). In addition to completing an approved LLB degree, a person seeking entry is required to work for one year as a legal trainee, or to undertake a practical legal training (PLT) course. Students who complete the accounting major sequence are eligible to apply for admission to the: CA Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) Associate membership for the CPA Program, CPA Australia IPA Program of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - A limited number of exemptions may apply. Please refer to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for further information. The Bachelor of Commerce (with a major in Financial Planning) is a course approved by the new financial planning standards body - the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). Graduates who complete the Financial Planning major sequence in the Bachelor of Commerce will satisfy the education standards prescribed by FASEA to be able to provide financial advice in Australia and be eligible for entry into the certification programs of the professional financial planning associations - the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Certification Program offered by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner designation offered by the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA). Students who complete the marketing major are eligible for a one year credit reduction, off the five years, needed to become a Certified Practicing Marketer by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood 76.3 Yes Full time 5 years
Burwood 76.3 Yes Part time 10 years
Warrnambool 76.3 Yes Full time 5 years
Warrnambool 76.3 Yes Part time 10 years
Waterfront 76.3 Yes Online 5 years
Waterfront 76.3 Yes Part time 10 years
Waterfront 76.3 Yes Full time 5 years
Burwood 76.3 Yes Online 5 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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