Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This double degree integrates two important and popular areas of study - Business and Law. This course provides business graduates with the academic qualifications to practice law. Students will gain business knowledge and skills that will provide a commercial perspective suited to specialist areas such as corporate law, company takeovers, corporate governance, taxation law and intellectual property law. Graduates will have developed legal skills including legal analysis, negotiation, dispute resolution and research and are able to think critically and creatively about the law from different perspectives.

Course Fee:

International: $187,700

Entry Requirements:

Year 12, or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA); Accountancy, Finance, Economics, and Marketing majors: Maths A, B, or C (4,SA)


This course consists of 528 credit points (43 units). The business component comprises of 16 units, consisting of 8 core units and 8 major units. The LLB (Honours), comprises of 27 units made up of 19 core units, including units based upon the 'Priestly 11' required for admission to legal practice in Australia and 8 elective units.

Subjects you can Study:

Accountancy; Advertising; Economics; Finance; Human resource management; International business; Law; Management; Marketing; Public relations.

Study Pathways:

Pathways to postgraduate degrees are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing on the basis of completed or partially completed studies or experience, QUT advanced standing rules apply.

Further information:

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Individual faculties also offer support through prizes, awards and bursaries that reward and encourage student effort through the generous support of individuals, industry and government sponsors. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.


Subject to choice of Business major and units: CPA Australia; Chartered Accountants Aust. and New Zealand and Institute of Public Accountants. Account Planning Group Aust., Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association, Aust. Direct Marketing Association, Communications Council, Youngbloods and nGen. Economics Society of Aust. Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Aust. Human Resources Institute, Society of Human Resource Management (USA), Aust. Institute of Management and Aust. Institute of Training and Development. Aust. Institute of Export, Logistics Association of Aus and Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Aus Marketing Institute, Market Research Society of Aust, Aust. Institute of Export. Public The Bachelor of Laws (Hons) graduates satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a solicitor and/or barrister in all Australian states and territories. It is also recognised for admission purposes in West and East Malaysia, India, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 5.5 years

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession. Our courses will give you the knowledge, connections and agility to take advantage of whatever the future holds. You will gain experience in our labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with our industry partners. Our students rate the quality of their educational experience at QUT higher than the national average (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, 2016 and 2017).

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. QUT ranks first in Queensland and second nationally for student entrepreneurs (Startup Muster Report 2017).

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked 20th in the world in the top universities under 50 years (Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2018). We are also ranked in the top 25 for employer-student connections (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019) and support your career preparation with workshops, careers fairs, work experience placements, and the opportunity to be matched with a career mentor in your industry.

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, and the recently expanded Creative Industries Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus. A new Education Precinct is due to open at Kelvin Grove in 2019.

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