Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business

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

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

Selected major: Finance

Take this major if you're interested in a career in investment banking, financial consultancy, asset management, financial securities, trading stocks and brokerage.

In this CFA-affiliated finance program, you'll develop a deep knowledge of finance, ethics, financial technologies, and financial markets.

Learn to analyse and assess financial forecasts and the value of companies, identify and manage risk, investigate investment opportunities, and drill down to work out the real value of assets like shares and bonds. 

The strong industry links in this major will help prepare you for your career, including getting to know a variety of relevant financial technologies used in the industry to analyse financial data.

The Bachelor of Business with a major in Finance incorporates at least 70 per cent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, emphasising the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Completing this will position you well towards obtaining the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, one of the world's most respected and recognised investment credentials. 

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)