Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

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Open doors to a rewarding career in law and accounting

Get ready to take your seat in the boardroom with a specialised double degree designed to give you the skills and knowledge sought after by large legal and accounting firms. During your studies, you’ll build core knowledge across the legal and accountancy disciplines, and develop advanced skills in communication, analytical thinking and problem solving that will give you an edge in the graduate job market.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
081024K
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
5 years
Annual tuition fee 2021
A$24,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$122,000
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • ^It is recommended that students planning to study part-time apply for the Bachelor of Laws rather than a double degree.
Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 018261
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 75.70 OP - 11 Rank - 77
USC program code
AB311
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration
5 years full time or equivalent part time ^
Study mode
Blended Learning
Prerequisites
English (Units 3 and 4, C)
Recommended prior study
General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths
Total courses
40
Total units
480
Footnotes
  • ^It is recommended that students planning to study part-time apply for the Bachelor of Laws rather than a double degree.

Law Honours is available, usually without extending the time required to complete your degree.

In this program you will:

  • Study all the academic courses required for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia, including criminal and commercial law, torts, contracts and constitutional law
  • Learn about financial and company accounting, taxation law, auditing, financial management and more
  • Build practical legal skills by preparing advice, presenting legal arguments and observing court proceedings
  • Have the opportunity to work with clients under legal supervision in a law practice, or undertake an internship
Career opportunities

Solicitor, barrister, company secretary, accountant, auditor, stockbroker, careers with an accounting or law focus.

Graduates are eligible to become members of:
  • CPA Australia
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Institute of Public Accountants

The degree is an approved academic qualification for admission to the legal profession. However, graduates must undertake a further period of practical legal training before being admitted as a legal practitioner.

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