Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Laws

Southern Cross University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 019853K

Level of study: Undergraduate


Knowledge of the intricacies of the law and of business can give you a competitive edge, regardless of the field you work in.

Our five-year double degree takes you into many areas of the law relevant to Australian organisations ? from industrial relations to corporate finance. You can tailor your degree through the choice of a business major and a wide range of law electives.

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of career opportunities extending across the law and business in the private and public sectors. The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) fulfils the academic requirements for admission to the legal profession. Professional admission authorities also require law graduates of all universities to complete practical legal training or similar to be eligible to practise as a lawyer.

All Bachelor of Business graduates are eligible for admission to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), and some business majors provide professional accreditation in the tax and finance industries.

Major areas of study

There are no majors in the Bachelor of Laws degree, but a diverse range of law-based elective units is available.

The following Bachelor of Business majors are available in the double degree:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human resources management
  • International business
  • Management
  • Marketing

Career opportunities

Graduates pursue career opportunities that combine knowledge of business and law; and those specific to each discipline.

For business: advertising, marketing, public relations, product management, management, international business, human resource management, investment, banking, accounting and finance

For law: as barristers or solicitors; or in law-related areas in private, corporate or government organisations.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 26,800 Per Year Read more3,350 per unit
Start date: 05 July 2021
Duration: 5 years
Study mode: Full time

Gold Coast Campus

Southern Cross Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4225

Entry criteria

Qualification equivalent to Australian Year 12 with the required entry grade.

Applicants must have IELTS - 6.0 with no band less than 5.5; CPE - 52; CAE - 52; TOEFL PBT - 550 min 4.5 (TWE); TOEFL iBT- 60 with no less than 17 in writing & speaking, no less than 11 in reading & listening; PTE - 50 with no communicative score less than 46; ISPLR - 3+ or better in all 4 skills; CEFR - B2.


Southern Cross University
Lismore Campus
Military Road North Coast New South Wales 2480