What will I learn?

All businesses operate within a comprehensive, and often increasingly complex, legal framework. By specializing 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, analyses statutory provisions, develop arguments based on legal principles, and communicate these effectively.

If you are looking to practice 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.

Career outcomes

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 organizations.

Other majors

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, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Marketing and Hospitality Management, Sustainable Business, Tourism Management and Tourism and Events Management.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

CRICOS

092182E

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$25,600.00 (13,70,450) per year
Start date

21 February 2022, 11 July 2022

Venue

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus,

487-535 West Street,

TOOWOOMBA,

Queensland,

4350, TOOWOOMBA, Australia

Online/Distance (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,880.00 (14,38,972) per year
Start date

15 November 2021

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed High School Diploma + SAT. SAT Composite Score 125. Applications are based on comparisons with Australian Year 12 level examinations. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) score of 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English: First (FCE)/ B2 First with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

For international students

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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