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Business Law, LL.M.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Online
The Master of  Business Law programme offered by the Southern Cross University will help you develop an advanced understanding of the various fields of corporate and commercial law, and equip you with highly sought-after skills. 

About

Receive productive learning outcomes with cutting-edge content in emerging business law fields such as Intellectual Property, Global Business Law and Competition Law – with traditional business law subjects.

The Business Law programme offered by the Southern Cross University provides the opportunity to further develop your critical thinking and analytical skills, while gaining in-depth legal knowledge to strengthen your professional practice.

Career 

Australian firms are demanding driven, knowledgeable lawyers with commercial litigation and corporate backgrounds, who also have a strong understanding of property and intellectual property (Thomson Reuters, 2015).

Studying a Master of Laws (Business Law) online prepares graduates for senior and specialist roles in law firms and organisations in both the private and public sectors, including:

  • Senior Associate / Partner
  • Principal advisor   
  • Senior Legal Counsel   
  • Commercial litigation lawyer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Competition Law
  • Global Business Law
  • Tax Law
  • Advanced Property Law
  • Consumer Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in law (LLB, JD, or equivalent) at Honours standard, or equivalent
Or
  • A Bachelordegree in law (LLB, JD, or equivalent), and two years of documented relevant professional experience

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2930 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2930 AUD per module and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    2930 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2930 AUD per module and a duration of 16 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fee is considered on a "per unit" basis.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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