Commercial Law

University of Southern Queensland

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18 months
26960 AUD/year
24640 AUD/year
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The Commercial Law program from the University of Southern Queensland is designed for Australian and overseas law graduates. Students will be able to both broaden and deepen their knowledge of the law and enhance their independent critical thinking and research skills.

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Program objectives

On successful completion of the Commercial Law program from the University of Southern Queensland, students will be able to:

  • evaluate developments in chosen areas of law, and critically examine the relationship between those developments and contemporary theory or practice

  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of the impact of globalisation or other legal systems on the substance, theory and practice of Australian law

  • undertake, interpret and evaluate legal research using advanced legal research methodologies and techniques

  • articulate advanced knowledge of law in written or oral presentations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Legal Research Methodology
  • International Business Law
  • Comparative Employment Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Cross-border Litigation
  • Law of International Trade and Transport
  • Law of Capital Markets
  • European Union Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


12 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Completion of an Australian university Bachelor of Laws degree, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree, Juris Doctor degree, or equivalent.

Applicants who do not hold a law degree but have an equivalent qualification approved by a legal profession admissions board are also eligible to apply for entry. Students with qualifications not designed and accredited to lead to legal practice are not eligible to apply. Advanced standing may be available to students with a four-year Bachelor of Laws degree, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree or a Juris Doctor degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26960 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    24640 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24640 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.


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