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Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Business

  • ID:GU610238
  • Level:5-Year Combined Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$31,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$31,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C).

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5

  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)

  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 58.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

This program is scheduled to commence in 2020.

With this double degree, you will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of business and specialised legal skills. As a graduate, you will be prepared to help organisations make crucial decisions that can affect their success.

Law component

Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on core areas of legal practice and the legal skills that lawyers must have. You will have the opportunity to choose law electives based on your interests, including clinical courses that emphasise practical legal skills, insights and experience.

You will make connections between law and ethics, legal theory, Indigenous issues, and internationalisation. You will also develop interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work.

You will take courses that cover areas such as Crime, Contracts, Property, Corporate Law, Torts and Theories of Law.

If you complete the five Canadian Law courses, you will eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

Business component

Through the Bachelor of Business, you will gain a solid foundation in all aspects of business and develop an understanding of the social, cultural and political dimensions of business. You will enhance this knowledge with further expertise and experience by choosing a major in your second year of study from the following list:

  • Asian Business

  • Behavioural Science

  • Employment Relations

  • Event Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • International Business

  • Management

  • Marketing

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

  • Real Estate and Property Development

  • Sport Management

  • Sustainable Business

  • Tourism Management

You can also choose not to complete a major by selecting from a range of courses that will provide broad knowledge for a career in business management.


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

  • Foundations of Law - 1031LAW
  • Contracts 1 - 1029LAW
  • The Purpose of Business - 1004GBS
  • Engaging Australia and the Asia-Pacific - 1005GBS
  • Why Money Matters - 1006GBS
  • The Future of Work - 1007GBS
  • Global Law - 1028LAW
  • Contracts 2 - 1030LAW

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Crime 1 - 2019LAW
  • Torts 1 - 2021LAW
  • Business Decision-Making - 1008GBS
  • Grand Challenges for Business - 1009GBS
  • Business major courses
  • Extended Business major courses
  • Business courses (for students electing to not complete a Business major)
  • Crime 2 - 2020LAW
  • Torts 2 - 2022LAW

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Property 1 - 3014LAW
  • Constitutional Law - 3016LAW
  • Business major courses
  • Extended Business major courses
  • Business courses (for students electing to not complete a Business major)
  • Accounting (Extended) major course
  • Free-choice elective
  • Property 2 - 3015LAW
  • Administrative Law - 3017LAW

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

  • Equity and Trusts - 4024LAW
  • Evidence - 5194LAW
  • Business major course
  • Business course (for students electing to not complete a Business major)
  • Free-choice electives
  • Extended Business major courses
  • Creating Better Business - 3103GBS (offered from 2022)
  • Corporations and Associations - 4025LAW
  • Listed Law elective

Year 5

You must complete the following courses:

  • Civil Procedure - 5210LAW
  • Listed Law electives
  • Theories of Law - 7795LAW
  • Listed Law electives

Year 6

You must complete the following courses:

  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Practice - 7793LAW
  • Listed Law electives
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

A law degree from Griffith University is your passport to the world and is recognised as a qualifying degree for admission into the legal profession in many countries around the world.

You will be prepared for a career in professional legal practice, commerce and industry, human resources, marketing, management or the public service

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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