This program is not available to international students who intend to apply for a student visa to undertake this program.
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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.
Strengthen your Board CV and governance effectiveness with a Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance, the only LLM in Australia offered to the governance community.
The Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance is available to both law and non-law graduates. The program is designed for current directors and officers as well those seeking board positions. Participants enrolled in the program learn about the legal nature and operation of enterprise governance and the role of the board in a variety of enterprise contexts including for-profit, government and not-for-profit enterprises. Learn from experienced practitioners how to govern an enterprise in compliance with the relevant legal rules and ethical principles and to use governance as a framework for organisational excellence.
All subjects in the program are delivered using a combination of online modules and two day intensive workshops and all assessment tasks are constructively aligned and authentic.
Bond Law concierge service
Each semester requires four days of attendance at the beautiful Gold Coast campus of Bond University. To help you with these visits, we offer a concierge service to participants in the program. We can assist you with advice regarding airfares and flights, airport transfers, family accommodation and more. Please email [email protected] or phone +61 7 5595 2264 should you require any assistance.
- A Master of Laws for law and non-law graduates
- Gain an understanding of the regulatory, compliance and legal framework affecting governance
- Relevant and practical curriculum utilising practitioners and case studies
- Each subject delivered in conference style engagement over 2 days together with learning support from online modules
- Network with current Non-Executive Directors and senior academic and industry practitioners
About the program
The Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance is a postgraduate program offered by the Faculty of Law. The program is designed for directors and officers as well as for legal professionals with an interest in enterprise governance. Students enrolled in the program learn about the nature and operation of enterprise governance and the role of the board in a variety of enterprise contexts – including both for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises – and learn how to govern an enterprise in compliance with the relevant legal rules and ethical principles. Show more
The Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance is a postgraduate program offered by the Faculty of Law. The program is designed for directors and officers as well as for legal professionals with an interest in enterprise governance. Students enrolled in the program learn about the nature and operation of enterprise governance and the role of the board in a variety of enterprise contexts – including both for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises – and learn how to govern an enterprise in compliance with the relevant legal rules and ethical principles. Show less
|Duration||4 semesters (1 year 4 months)|
|Program type||Masters Coursework|
|CRICOS code||This program is not available to international students who intend to apply for a student visa.|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
The Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance comprises 80 credit points (8 subjects) and is conducted over 4 semesters. Students complete 2 subjects per semester.
|LAWS77-504 Foundations of Enterprise Governance (Advanced Credential in Enterprise Governance)||Postgraduate Law Elective Credit||LAWS77-589 Strategy, Risk and Compliance: A Legal Framework|
|Postgraduate Law Elective Credit||LAWS77-586 Ethics and Enterprise Governance||LAWS77-588 Enterprise Reputational Risk and Social Responsibility|
*Students with Postgraduate law study receive subject credit (for the law electives).
|Project 1||LAWS77-504 Foundations of Enterprise Governance (Advanced Credential in Enterprise Governance)||LAWS77-589 Strategy, Risk and Compliance: A Legal Framework||LAWS77-591 IT Law, Privacy and Cyber-Security|
|Subject 2||LAWS77-587 Commercial Law for Enterprises|
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: $11,420* per semester average
- Students commencing study in 2023: $11,720* per semester average
Total program fee:
- Students commencing study in 2022: $45,680
- Students commencing study in 2023: $46,880
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.
Academic entry requirements
The Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance is open to both law and non-law graduates.
Minimum entry requirements are:
- a Bachelor of Laws; or
- any Bachelor degree plus five years relevant workplace experience inclusive of two years in a leadership role.
Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.
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 testamur to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information
How to apply
The Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance positions graduates for Board level appointments across listed, for-profit, not-for-profit, and government entities. It is also a significant advantage for CEOs, CFOs and all other senior management positions answerable or reporting to a Board.
The Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance will strengthen your CV and equip you with the required knowledge of the regulatory, compliance and legal frameworks required by applicants for Board positions.
For those who already sit on or report to a Board, this degree will expand your understanding of the regulatory, legal and compliance frameworks that underpin all governance work helping improve your decision-making as a Director.
Expand your legal skills with a Juris Doctor
For non-law graduates who would like to extend their study and complete a law degree, the Juris Doctor is an option. Completion of the Juris Doctor in conjunction with the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP) leads to admission as a legal practitioner.
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