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Innovative. Practical. Strategic.

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.

Key features

  • 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. All subjects in the program are delivered using a combination of online modules and intensive workshops, and all assessment tasks are constructively aligned and authentic.  Show less

ModeOn Campus
Duration4 semesters (1 year 4 months)
Starting semesters
  • May 2020
  • May 2021
  • May 2022
Program typeMasters Coursework
Study areaLaw
Program codeLA-43053
CRICOS codeN/A
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

If you aspire to a board position, the Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance will strengthen your board CV and give you the requisite knowledge of regulatory, compliance and legal frameworks to assist in your career aspirations. 

If you already sit on a board or report to a board, the Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance will improve your governance effectiveness, decision making, understanding of risk and strategic thinking.

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.  

Law graduate recommended study plan (start any semester)

Recommended study plan for a Juris Doctor or Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP) graduate (start any semester) *

*Students with Postgraduate law study receive subject credit (for the law electives).

Non-law graduate recommended study plan (start in May only)

The below fees are based on an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:

  • 2019 fees: $9,780 per semester (based on 2 subjects per semester)
  • 2020 fees: $10,140 per semester (based on 2 subjects per semester)

Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

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

Key dates

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How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the online application form. To find out more about the application process please refer to how to apply.

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