Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business

with a major in Accounting – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-LAWBUS Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Selected major: Accounting

In this Accounting major you’ll learn how to deliver insights that drive business outcomes while appreciating how the pursuit of profit and purpose are the foundations of future, sustainable businesses. 

Gain an appreciation of what theories and methods develop your practical skills and use accounting technologies to evaluate, analyse and communicate financial information.  

The major will prepare you for career opportunities in business advisory, company accounting, management accounting, financial management, financial information systems, tax and auditing.

Graduates with an Accounting major may be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Australia (CPAA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). 

To be eligible for the CPA program you must also complete unit LAW20019 Law of Commerce.

Students seeking membership with overseas professional accounting bodies may need to complete additional units.  

If you are interested in accounting, you may also wish to consider Swinburne’s Bachelor of Accounting, or Bachelor of Accounting and Business Information Technology (Professional).

The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business offers you a course focused on commercial law with emphasis on intellectual property law.

As the only double degree in Victoria with this specialisation, you'll learn about trademarks, patents and designs, copyright, the prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct and competition law.

You'll learn to think like an entrepreneur and develop the skills and knowledge essential to business management and operations.

The combination of degrees equips you with the skills to work in commercial and general legal practice, within management, and as entrepreneurs.

Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. In this double degree, you'll complete law-related professional experience placements at organisations in Australia or overseas. You'll also be introduced to the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises. And in the Industry Consulting Project (BUS30009), you’ll team up with other students to work on a real project briefed to you by an industry partner.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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Duration

5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210401 (CSP)
  • 3400210403 (IFP)