Bachelor of Business – Bachelor of Laws

Course Code

60610

Version

4

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Special admission requirements

Applicants who wish to pursue the Accounting major in the Business component of the degree must nominate it as part of their application.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System.  An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).  Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

120 credit points as per course structure

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Accounting Major

Core Subjects

Level 1

BU1002:03  Accounting for Decision Making

BU1003:03  Economics for Business

BU1004:03  Management, People and Organisations

BU1007:03  Business Data Analysis

LA1101:03  Legal Institutions and Processes

LA1102:03  Legal Research, Writing and Analysis

LA1103:03  Law, Society and Change

LA1104:03  Legal Concepts

LA1105:03  Contract Law 1

LA1106:03  Contract Law 2

Level 2

BU2004:03  Financial Management

BU2006:03  Business Modelling

BX2011:03  Accounting Principles and Systems

BX2012:03  Strategic Resource Management

LA2015:03  Land Law 1

LA2016:03  Land Law 2

LA2017:03  Principles of Criminal Law A

LA2018:03  Principles of Criminal Law B

LA2019:03  Torts A – Specific Torts

LA2020:03  Torts B – Negligence

Level 3

BX3011:03  Company Accounting

BX3012:03  Contemporary Issues in Accounting

BX3013:03  Performance Management and Control

BX3014:03  Auditing

LA3004:03  Evidence

LA3006:03  Administrative Law

LA3011:03  Commercial and Personal Property Law

LA3013:03  Principles of Equity

LA3014:03  Law of Trusts

LA3105:03  Constitutional Law

LA3106:03  Company and Partnership Law

Level 4

LA4023:03  Taxation Law

Options

BU1009:03  Business Information Systems

or

BU2209:03  Business Information Systems

PLUS

Select 21 credit points of specified LA level 4 subjects

LA4005:03  Jurisprudence

LA4006:03  Conflicts of Law

LA4007:03  Succession

LA4010:03  Advanced Criminal Law

LA4011:03  Environmental Law

LA4012:03  Public International Law

LA4013:03  Law of Corporate Investigations

LA4014:03 Clinical Legal Studies

LA4019:03  Conveyancing and Drafting

LA4020:03  Employment, Workplace and Industrial Relations Law

LA4021:03  Competition Mooting

LA4022:03  Civil Procedure

LA4024:03  Advanced Taxation Law

LA4025:03  Marine and Coastal Management Law

LA4026:03  Research Dissertation A

LA4027:03  Human Rights Law

LA4028:03  Law of the Sea

LA4029:03  Comparative Law

LA4030:03  Mining Law

LA4031:03  Medical Jurisprudence

LA4032:03  Family Law

LA4033:03  Advanced Commercial Law

LA4034:03  Alternative Dispute Resolution

LA4035:03  Native Title Law and Policy

LA4036:03  Indigenous People and Law in Australia

LA4037:03  Bankruptcy and Insolvency

LA4038:03  Legal Ethics and Trust Accounting

LA4039:03  Advocacy and Criminal Sentencing

LA4040:03  Law in Greater China

LA4041:03  Legal Placement

LA4042:03  Maritime Law

LA4047:03  Research Dissertation B: Part 1 of 2

LA4048:03  Research Dissertation B: Part 2 of 2

LA4106:03  Advanced Company Law

All Other Business Majors

Core Subjects

Level 1

BU1002:03  Accounting for Decision Making

BU1003:03  Economics for Business

BU1004:03  Management, People and Organisations

BU1006:03  Managing the Customer Experience

BU1007:03  Business Data Analysis

LA1101:03  Legal Institutions and Processes

LA1102:03  Legal Research, Writing and Analysis

LA1103:03  Law, Society and Change

LA1104:03  Legal Concepts

LA1105:03  Contract Law 1

LA1106:03  Contract Law 2

Level 2

LA2015:03  Land Law 1

LA2016:03  Land Law 2

LA2017:03  Principles of Criminal Law A

LA2018:03  Principles of Criminal Law B

LA2019:03  Torts A – Specific Torts

LA2020:03  Torts B – Negligence

Level 3

LA3004:03  Evidence

LA3006:03  Administrative Law

LA3011:03  Commercial and Personal Property Law

LA3013:03  Principles of Equity

LA3014:03  Law of Trusts

LA3105:03  Constitutional Law

LA3106:03  Company and Partnership Law

Options

Select 3 credit points of specified BU and CV level 1 subjects (Schedule A)

BU1008:03  Marketing Fundamentals

BU1009:03  Business Information Systems

BU1011:03  Business, Leisure and Society

BU1112:03  Business Law and Ethics

CV1200:03  Effective Speaking

PLUS

Select a major

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of specified BU level 2 subjects (Schedule A & B):

BU2004:03  Financial Management

BU2005:03  Entrepreneurship

BU2006:03  Business Modelling

BU2007:03  Project Management

BU2008:03  Leadership and Strategic Thinking

BU2009:03  Sustainability in Business

BU2010:03  Business Research Methods

BU2050:03  Workplace Project

BU2060:03  Professional Experience

BU2100:03  Integrated Business Venture Part 1 of 2

BU2101:03  Integrated Business Venture Part 2 of 2

BU2111:03  Business Law and Ethics

BU2112:03  Law of Business Organisations

BU2208:03  Marketing Fundamentals

BU2209:03  Business Information Systems

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of any BU and BX level 2 subjects

PLUS

Select 21 credit points of specified LA level 4 subjects

Majors

Type of major

Optional

Single

Credit points in major

18 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Economics and Regional Development

Townsville

Business major

Financial Management

Townsville

Business major

General

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Hospitality Management

Cairns

Business major

Human Resource Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

International Business

Cairns

Business major

Management and Entrepreneurship

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Marketing

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Sports and Event Management

Townsville

Business major

Tourism Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Campus

COURSE AVAILALE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

12 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

1. To be eligible for accreditation with Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA Australia) and/or the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) students must complete the Accounting major as well as the following subjects:

BU2004:03   Financial Management

BU2006:03   Business Modelling

Plus

BU1009:03 or BU2209:03 Business Information Systems

2. In accordance with the requirements of the Supreme Court (Admission) Rules 2004 (Qld), students who intend, at any time, to seek admission as a Legal Practitioner in Queensland must include as subjects within their degree:

LA4022:03   Civil Procedure

LA4038:03   Legal Ethics and Trust Accounting

3. Students seeking admission to practice law are strongly advised to include the following level 4 subjects:

LA4007:03   Succession

LA4019:03   Conveyancing and Drafting

LA4032:03   Family Law

4. Townsville students seeking admission to practice law are also encouraged to include LA4014:03 Clinical Legal Studies.

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject .However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation should apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

80 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 12 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 24 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Nil

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Any business major, except the General major, may appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Honours is available in either or both disciplines.

Business honours requires an extra 24 credit points of study.

Law honours is available in-course.

Eligibility

Normally a minimum average grade of Credit is required in the pass degree subjects relevant to the field in which Business Honours is to be taken.

Entry to the Law honours program is restricted to students with an overall GPA of 5 and above and is only by invitation.