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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Laws - MGSC01

Looking for a challenging career in the legal or financial sector? Then the Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws double degree is the perfect way to give you the knowledge and skills to enter the public sector as a manager or confidently take on the world of international business.

In this course you will study a wide range of commerce related subjects such as economics, accounting and information systems – as well as multiple legal electives including corporations law, contract law, property and criminal law.

No matter what study pathway you choose, this course will help you develop your advanced legal research and writing skills, which will open a wealth of career opportunities in the public or private sector, both locally and overseas.

Successful completion of this double degree will also enable you to be eligible for a host of professional accreditations including CPA Australia, CAANZ and the Financial Services Institute of Australia. The course is also recognised by the Supreme Courts of the ACT and NSW.

Combine a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws at UC and you will:

  • obtain a broad and in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical knowledge of both commerce and law
  • fine-tune your ability to present ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
  • acquire the ability to problem solve, analyse and evaluate information in a systematic, creative and insightful way 
  • use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly for the benefit of others and the environment
  • learn advanced legal research and writing skills and how to implement them
  • be eligible for an extensive and globally recognised range of professional accreditation.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
10 Days
Provisional/ unconditional offer
20 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

A UC Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws double degree is an internationally recognised qualification and opens a wide range of career opportunities in a range of sectors including in:

  • accounting
  • banking and financial services
  • business administration
  • economics
  • human resource management
  • private practitioner
  • barrister
  • solicitor.

PSW Opportunity

Major Cities

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane

Regular 2 years post study work visa for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks), 3 years for Masters by Research and 4 years for PhD. graduates

Cities and major regional centres

  • Perth
  • Adelaide
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie
  • Wollongong/Illawarra Geelong
  • Hobart

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an 
additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 3 years of PSW visa)

Regional centres and other regional areas

All other locations 
(list of cities)

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional 
2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa 
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.


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