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What will I learn?

Study a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws for a degree that can be tailored to your career aspirations.

Upon graduating you'll be ready to launch straight into your career thanks to our Future Ready employability program, designed to systematically build each of the elements of your personal brand: your professional identity; experience; job-ready skills; and networks.

As part of your law studies you’ll gain the skills and knowledge to become a confident, ethical lawyer who can make a real contribution to the legal profession and the community. And by pairing law with commerce, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your career outcomes to gain professional accreditation in human resource management, accounting, marketing and law.

Our unique Business Foundation Program, co-created with industry and integrated across all our business courses, assists you as you transition to university study and provides a solid foundation of business skills. Plus, the Business Foundation Program helps you gain an understanding of different areas of business, so you can identify your personal interests before choosing your specialisation.

Professional experience

You’ll gain up to 185 hours of workplace and community experience before you even graduate.

Careers

Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • the legal profession as lawyers, barristers or solicitors
  • in-house counsel
  • accounting and finance
  • banking
  • business analysis/development
  • management
  • human resources
  • marketing or sales

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law and Business

CRICOS

079432A

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,600.00 (US$ 22,731) per year
Estimate total cost: AUD $1,53,000; Unit fee: AUD $3,825

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

14 February 2022

More details

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

Australian Catholic University - Brisbane Campus

1100 Nudgee Road,

BANYO,

Queensland,

4014, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,600.00 (US$ 22,731) per year
Estimate total cost: AUD $1,53,000; Unit fee: AUD $3,825

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

14 February 2022

More details

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

Blacktown Campus

22 Main Street,

BLACKTOWN,

New South Wales,

2148, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have minimum aggregate score of 7. Ranks on the GCE are calculated on the basis that at the Advanced Level (A2): A=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, and must include results in minimum of two advanced Level (A2) and up to two (2) at Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS) subjects. AS Level subject is half of that assigned at Advanced Level (A2) – A=3, A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5. Subjects at Advanced Level (A2) must be taken in the same academic year. AS Level subjects may be taken in the same or previous academic year. A subject taken at both AS Level and Advanced Level is only counted once for aggregate score. Applicants must have must have the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate. English Language Requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.0 (with an individual score of 6.0 in writing and speaking; 5.5 in listening and reading); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 with a minimum of 50 in writing and speaking and a minimum of 42 in reading and listening; Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 60: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 8 in reading and 7 in listening; ACU English Language Test: C (60-64%); Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE of 169 (Minimum score of 169 in writing and speaking and 162 in listening and reading).

For international students

Successfully completed at least two full-time years of study in secondary or higher education where the medium of study was English; or
Demonstrated their English proficiency, as set out below:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Overall Score 7.0, Individual Score of 6.5 in all tests.
Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL) from an Internet-based total of 94, achieve a minimum of 24 in writing, 20 in speaking and listening, 19 in reading.

Overall CAE score: 185 Minimum score of 176 in all tests.

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

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Australian Catholic University offers below pathways course for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Box Hill Institute
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About Australian Catholic University

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is one of the top three institutions in Australia for graduate employment.

  • Among top 2% in THE World University Rankings 2020
  • 1 of top 40 ‘Gen Y’ institutes in THE Rankings 2019
  • First in Australia for graduate employment (GOS-L 2020)
  • Top 300 university worldwide