Study law and business in Australia
The upcoming semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they're on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond's exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.
The Bachelor of Business Law is a broad-based study program that combines the essential elements of law and business.
More than 80% of the curriculum is comprised of electives chosen from the Faculty of Law and Bond Business School, allowing you to tailor the degree to suit your specific interests and career ambitions.
As a Law faculty student, you’ll learn practical legal skills such as negotiation, dispute resolution and oral communication, using the state-of-the-art facilities in our Legal Skills Centre. As a Bond Business School student, you’ll have access to our live market trading rooms, Bloomberg Terminals and big data analytics. And then there’s the only-at-Bond experiences like the Transformer program where you’ll develop entrepreneurial skills by working on real-life projects of your own choosing and Beyond Bond which is designed to develop the essential ‘employability skills’.
In addition to the personalised mentoring offering in Bond’s trademark small classes, you’ll gain practical experience through internships and work placements, and have the opportunity to travel overseas on international study trips and student exchanges.
Campus and Bond University Experience
Bond University has been ranked #1 in Australia for Student Experience by the Good Universities Guide for well over a decade. We have some of the best law teachers and scholars in the country, delivering innovative, globally focused law programs in the world-class facilities housed within our state-of-the-art Legal Skills Centre.
Working in small classes, students benefit from personalised student support, exceptional work placement opportunities and full use of Faculty resources.
You will also have access to one-on-one career guidance and introductions through the University's Career Development Centre (CDC) where the team is dedicated to supporting all students throughout their career journey by helping them to find internships and future employment opportunities.
Thanks to Bond’s three-semesters-per-year schedule, you can complete your Bachelor of Business Law in just two years studying full time.
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What our academics say
- Learn in small class sizes, creating a unique and personalised learning environment
- Complete your Bachelor of Business Law in just 2 years
- Gain immediate access to state-of-the-art facilities for all students
- Tailor your studies to suit your interests
- Develop high level skills in legal reasoning, writing, communication and advocacy
About the program
The Bachelor of Business Law program provides an opportunity to combine legal subjects of particular interest with study in related business disciplines. The degree structure permits various combinations of law and non-law subjects (including the option of completing a business major), which enables you to design a program to meet your particular career interests.
|Mode||On Campus and Remote|
Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.
|Duration||6 semesters (2 years)|
|Program type||Bachelors Degree|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
View the Bachelor of Business Law - Program Structure and Sequencing for all semesters of commencement.
The Bachelor of Business Law program comprises 24 subjects:
University core subjects (3)
- CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication
- CORE11-002 Collaboration, Teams and Leadership
- CORE11-003 Responsibility, Integrity and Civil Discourse
Law subjects (12)
Two compulsory Law subjects:
Ten elective Law subjects:
- Choose 10 from the list of undergraduate law subjects.
Business subjects (8)
- Business Major: students must choose one Major (6 subjects) from Bond Business School; AND
- Choose two subjects from the list of Bond Business School undergraduate subjects.
- Choose eight subjects from the list of Bond Business School undergraduate subjects.
Combined faculty elective (1)
Students must choose one undergraduate subject from either the Faculty of Law or Bond Business School.
To fulfil your student visa requirements, you will need to enrol in a minimum of 40 credit points per semester.
Most students undertake four (4) subjects per semester (equivalent to 40 credit points). You may however enrol in fewer subjects and extend your degree over a longer period.
Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.
The below fees are based on the total estimated program fee divided by the number of standard full-time semesters required to complete the program. Fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester.
Semester program fee:
- Students commencing study in 2021: $21,040* per semester average
Total program fee:
- Students commencing study in 2021: $126,240
When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than most other universities.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
* The fees listed are average costs displayed to provide an indicative program cost only, they may differ to the indicative fee included in the Bond University offer letter due to differences in individual and exact study schedules.
Tuition fees are subject to change on an annual basis and will be charged at the appropriate fee for the year of enrolment.
* Note: for students commencing January 2021 the University has held the 2020 tuition fee amount in recognition of the current circumstances, with 2021 fees effective only from the University’s May 2021 semester.
Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Entry score for 2021 entry
|Min ATAR||Min OP||Min IB|
Visit our student profile if you are interested in the profile of all students who commenced undergraduate study at the Faculty in the January semester 2020.
Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria..
2021 Year 12 Entry
To ensure students are not disadvantaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, current Year 12 students can be assessed now for a guaranteed offer for 2021 entry conditional on the completion of Year 12. Applications will be assessed based on their first semester Year 12 results and meeting any subject prerequisite requirements for their program. Find out more.
International Secondary School students
For more information for International Students, including the International Baccalaureate, please go to the International Secondary School equivalency page.
Alternative entry pathways
For those applicants who do not currently have the required academic qualifications, there are a number of alternative entry pathways:
- Bond University Tertiary Preparation programs
- Bond University Diploma programs
- Other institutional Tertiary Preparation Programs
- Vocational education and training qualifications (Certificate IV and above)
- Prior higher education experience (at this university or another)
- Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
- Professional or para-professional qualifications/experience
- Employment experience verified by a statement of service from the employer stating the position title and length of service and a very brief statement on the tasks undertaken.
For more information on what is required please visit our how to apply page.
English language proficiency requirements
As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.
Credit for prior study
Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information
How to apply
The Bachelor of Business Law is an ideal qualification for anyone interested in working in a global commercial environment.
It offers a starting point for careers in a diverse range of disciplines such as politics, business, banking, finance, public service, international relations and more, with opportunities in private enterprise, government, and the not-for-profit sectors.
Bond’s Bachelor of Business Law provides students with opportunities to combine legal subjects of particular interest with study in related areas of business. Upon graduation, employment opportunities may include but are not limited to working in an organisation as a:
- Business Consultant
- Business Administration
- Compliance Officer
- Financial Services Officer
- Human Resources Officer
Postgraduate study options in business include:
- Master of Business
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Finance
- Master of Financial Management
The Bachelor of Business Law does not meet the criteria for the professional practice of law. To be admitted as a legal practitioner in Australia, you will need to complete a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor, followed by a Professional Legal Training (PLT) program such as Bond’s Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP).
Bond University puts a strong focus on developing ‘employability skills’ such as leadership, entrepreneurship, communication, problem solving and organisation by giving students access to internships, industry introductions and international experiences.
As a result, Bond graduates are recognised by employers throughout Australia for their ability to ‘hit the ground running’ and make an immediate impact in the workplace. In fact, employer satisfaction with Bond graduates has been rated the highest in Australia for two years in a row by the Department of Education and Training’s Employer Satisfaction Survey.