Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Business Law)
Operate business within the law
All businesses operate within a comprehensive, and often increasingly complex, legal framework. By specialising in Business Law in USQ’s Bachelor of Business and Commerce, you will gain an appreciation of these laws, but you will also develop the skills needed to examine the facts, analyse statutory provisions, develop arguments based on legal principles, and communicate these effectively.
If you are looking to practise law, you need to study a Bachelor of Laws. However, if you would like to strengthen your knowledge of the running of major companies and the legal framework involved with their success, you would be well-advised to include Business Law in your Bachelor of Business and Commerce, which you can do as a first or second major.
As a graduate majoring in Business Law, your career opportunities may include: legal studies teacher (with further study), public service, company secretary, government departments, non-government agencies, and legal organisations.
Other majors in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce include: Accounting, Accounting (Extended), Aviation Management and Safety, Business Administration, Business Economics, Finance, General Commerce, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chains, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Marketing and Hospitality Management, Sustainable Business, Tourism Management and Tourism and Events Management.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 10399|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 18490|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
- Mathematics A (4, SA) is assumed.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 3, 2017 - applications close Monday 6 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 13 November 2017.
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.