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Develop your understanding of law and business

The Faculty of Law at Bond University is a professional law school offering innovative programs including the Bachelor of Business Law. The program is ideal for students who would like to develop their legal knowledge and combine this with an interest in business studies.

We deliver a rigorous curriculum that focuses on the academic development of students. In addition, you will have the opportunity to learn practical skills such as oral communication, negotiation and problem solving in simulated professional environments and state-of-the-art facilities, like our moot courts, skills and negotiation rooms. We keep class numbers small to ensure we can give you the personalised approach to teaching for which Bond is renowned.

Learn in the now

Right now, this moment, things are changing. Big changes, small changes, climate changes, gear-changes. With so much going on in the world, why wouldn’t you learn from it?

What our academics say

“Having taught at universities across Australia and overseas, a main attraction of Bond Faculty of Law is the small class sizes and emphasis on the student experience. These enable real connections to be built between the academics and the students. Combined with the purpose built facilities, Bond Law ensures a great learning environment.”

Narelle Bedford Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law

Key features

  • Small class sizes to ensure a personalised student experience
  • Ability to study law subjects of your choice with a business major
  • Provides students with an understanding of the legal environment of business

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.

ModeOn Campus
Duration6 semesters (2 years)
Starting semesters
  • January 2018
  • May 2018
  • September 2018
  • September 2017
Program typeBachelors Degree
Study areaLaw
Program codeLA-40001
CRICOS code063057F
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

Law is increasingly regarded as an excellent preparation for a wide range of careers and, with arts and sciences, is an important source of liberal education. Careers in politics, business, banking and finance, teaching, public service, industrial relations and international relations are among the many open to law graduates. Unlike the Bachelor of Laws degree, Bachelor of Business Law is not designed to provide a qualification for the professional practise of law.

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)

Plus: Beyond Bond: Professional Development and Community Engagement

Law subjects (12)

Two compulsory Law subjects:

AND

Ten elective 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.

OR

Combined faculty elective (1)

Students must choose one undergraduate subject from either the Faculty of Law or Bond Business School.

International students

To fulfil your student visa requirements, you will need to enrol in a minimum of 40 credit points per semester.

Domestic students

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.

Teaching methodology

Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.

The total program fees for the Bachelor of Business Law are:

  • $100,920
  • $101,928

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 if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Academic requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)

Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.

In the January semester 2017 there were fewer than five OP/ATAR offers made in this program hence comparative information on previous OP/ATAR intake scores is not reliable.

Visit our student profile if you are interested in the profile of all students who commenced undergraduate study at Bond University in the January semester 2017.

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

Key dates

Bond University calendar

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.