Start your commerce and law career in Australia
In this double degree you will gain a sound understanding of law and commerce preparing you for a career in law, business, industry or government both within Australia or overseas. Internationally recognised, this double degree is provided in small classes and you can graduate in less than four years meaning you are out in the workforce sooner. During your degree, you will have the opportunity to gain Bloomberg certification and unlock your potential for more job opportunities in the financial industry. Recognised internationally, completion of the program certifies that the individual has attained a high level of competency in using the Bloomberg Professional Service.
What our students say
- Complete your double degree in both Commerce and Law in less than four years.
- Smaller classes and personal mentoring – learn in groups of around 20 to 30, delivering more interaction and more support.
- Bond Business and Law degrees are internationally recognised and accredited worldwide.
About the program
The Bachelor of Commerce program is an innovative program designed for students interested in the financial side of the business. As well as core business skills, you will complete a major, which specifically prepares you for a professional career in finance, accounting or economics. You are also encouraged to complete a minor to diversify your skills and enhance your employability. Show more
The Bachelor of Commerce program is an innovative program designed for students interested in the financial side of the business. As well as core business skills, you will complete a major, which specifically prepares you for a professional career in finance, accounting or economics. You are also encouraged to complete a minor to diversify your skills and enhance your employability. The Bachelor of Laws prepares students for a career as a legal professional, both within Australia and overseas. It provides students with a thorough grounding in essential areas of substantive law and access to a wide choice of law elective subjects, including the option of completing a specialisation. Integrated skills and professionalism program is embedded in the degree and focuses on core legal skills essential to the practice of law. The Bachelor of Laws provides an engaging learning experience that challenges students academically and prepares them practically for a legal career. Show less
|Duration||11 semesters (3 years 8 months)|
|Program type||Bachelors Degree|
|Study area||Business and Commerce, Law|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
The Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws comprises 44 subjects, as follows:
University core subjects (3)
- CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication
- CORE11-002 Collaboration, Teams and Leadership
- CORE11-003 Responsibility, Integrity and Civic Discourse
Required subjects (25)
- ACCT11-100 Accounting Principles
- ACCT11-102 Management Accounting
- BUSN12-200 Responsible and Sustainable Organisations
- ECON11-100 Principles of Economics
- ECON12-200 Linear Models and Applied Econometrics
- FINC11-101 Fundamentals of Finance
- LAWS11-105 Legal Foundations A
- LAWS11-106 Legal Foundations B
- LAWS11-107 Foundations of Private Law
- LAWS11-108 Foundations of Public and Criminal Law
- LAWS11-201 Contract Law A
- LAWS11-202 Tort Law
- LAWS11-203 Criminal Law
- LAWS11-204 Property Law A
- LAWS11-216 Constitutional Law
- LAWS11-217 Contract Law B
- LAWS11-218 Property Law B
- LAWS11-310 Corporate Law
- LAWS11-313 Equity
- LAWS11-317 Administrative Law
- LAWS11-318 Evidence
- LAWS11-325 Civil Dispute Resolution
- LAWS11-326 Legal Profession
- STAT11-112 Quantitative Methods
Commerce Major (6)
Students must select one (1) of the following six subject Commerce majors.
- Actuarial Science
- Data Analytics
Law electives (7)
Students must choose undergraduate law electives from the Faculty of Law’s offerings.
Students may choose to complete an optional Law specialisation in one of the following areas:
- Climate Law
- Contemporary Legal Issues
- Corporate and Commercial Law
- International and Comparative Law
- Legal Practice
- Legal Transformation
- Canadian Law and Practice
To be eligible for a Law specialisation, students must complete a minimum of four (4) of their law electives (40 credit points) within one of the above areas. Eligible students will receive a Specialisation Certificate at the completion of their program.
Complete a Law Major in either Climate Law or Legal Transformation
Bachelor of Laws with Honours
Students may be eligible for Honours. Please see the Law Honours / Distinction information page for eligibility requirements.
Students can choose 3 General Elective Subject (30CP).
- General elective – A subject that may be chosen from any subject on offer across the University provided requisites, enrolment restrictions and any other faculty requirements have been met.
Students may also choose one of the following opportunities to use your elective subject to have international experiences or an Internship opportunity provided you meet the requirements. Please discuss with the Enrolment Advisor in the Student Business Centre.
Please visit BBS Program Structure and Sequencing for guidance on study plans
The following opportunities are also available to Bond Business School students.
Important note for first semester students
You will be registered in the Bond Business Mentoring Program, designed for all new undergraduate students. Please be advised that the first gathering is scheduled during the Bond Business School orientation. If you require further information please email email@example.com.
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 2022: $21,040* per semester average
- Students commencing study in 2023: $21,600* per semester average
Total program fee:
- Students commencing study in 2022: $231,440
- Students commencing study in 2023: $237,600
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 Bond Business School student profile and Faculty of Law 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.
2022 Year 12 entry
In a disrupted world, Year 12 students have shown incredible resilience in adapting to the ongoing challenges presented by the events of recent years. Year 12 students can be assessed now for a guaranteed offer for 2022 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)
- 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 Laws is an approved degree for the purposes of admission as a legal practitioner in all Australian jurisdictions, in conjunction with further study (Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice) or a traineeship.
The Bachelor of Laws prepares graduates to pursue careers in the public or private sector, such as solicitors, barristers, government lawyers, in-house counsel, judge's associates, academics or business leaders. Bond Law graduates are employed in top tier law firms throughout Australia and overseas, including Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Scandinavia, Singapore, United Kingdom and USA.
Students are always advised to confirm admission requirements in the particular jurisdiction in which they wish to practise.
The Bachelor of Commerce is accepted around the world by leading employers in areas relating to the commercial sector and private practice. Graduates often attain roles in:
- Financial Planning