Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws

Course summary for current students

Year2015 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws

Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Warrnambool (first three years of course only)

Cloud (online)Yes
Duration5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code002452M
Deakin course codeD322

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws combined course allows students to gain a sound understanding of the context in which the law operates in the business world. The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) emphasises a case study approach and has a strong practical legal skills component. Students also gain comprehensive knowledge in business studies. The Commerce program allows students to gain a sound foundation in key business disciplines. The Faculty of Business and Law is responsible for this combined course which leads to the awards of Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws.

Fees and charges

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Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

This combined course is a 40-credit-point course. Students will undertake 16 credit points in the Bachelor of Commerce and 24 credit points in the Bachelor of Laws. Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Commerce (M300) and the Bachelor of Laws (M312) must be satisfied.

The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Commerce component must include the following nine core units: MAA103, MAE101, MAE102, MAF101, MIS101, MIS171, MMM132, MMH299 and MMK277. In addition students must complete a prescribed Commerce major sequence (excluding Commercial Law) and a minimum of 4 credit points at level 3 which must be Faculty of Business and Law units course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree.

Within the 24 credit points required in the LLB, 21 credit points are core. The remaining 3 credit points must be LLB electives and in addition, students are required to complete the prescribed Professional Experience in order to be eligible to graduate.

See course entry for Bachelor of Commerce (M300) or Bachelor of Laws (M312).