Bachelor of Business Administration / Bachelor of Laws

Australian Catholic University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 079430C

Level of study: Undergraduate


This comprehensive double degree helps you stand out from the crowd and lends a competitive edge. You’ll develop an understanding of modern business with sound commercial knowledge, as well as the skills to become a legal practitioner and specialise in areas such as forensic accounting, company law, or property law just to name a few. You’ll be in demand from law firms and public and private sector organisations both here in Australia and internationally.

Business acumen is fundamental to your success. As part of your business foundation you will learn through gamified business simulations based on real-world situations. You will also learn to understand core business terms and concepts and discover how operations and finance decisions support organisations. Microsoft certification is embedded into units in the degree, so you'll graduate with strong foundation in the Microsoft programs favoured by employers.

Professional experience

You’ll gain up to 185 hours of workplace and community experience before you even graduate.


Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • the legal profession as lawyers, barristers or solicitors
  • in-house counsel
  • policy advocating
  • industrial law and management
  • banking
  • management
  • international business
  • marketing
  • human resources

Industry partnerships

ACU works with a variety of industry partners:

  • Acrath
  • Adecco
  • Brisbane Paralympic Football Program
  • Credit Suisse
  • Highered Global
  • Impact
  • Jesuit Refugee Service
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Mars
  • North Sydney Innovation Network
  • Toongabbie Legal Centre

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
31,216 Per Year
Read moreEstimate total cost: 1,56,080; Unit fee: 3,902
25 Jul 2022 5 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
115 Victoria Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3065

Entry criteria

Applicants whose first language is not English must have either:

Successfully completed at least two full-time years of study in secondary or higher education where the medium of study was English; or
Demonstrated their English proficiency, as set out below:

IELTS (International English Language Testing System), Overall score: 7.0, Individual score: 6.5 for all tests.
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language – Academic) from an internet-based total of 94, achieve a minimum of 24 in writing, 20 in speaking and listening, 19 in reading.

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 65 with a minimum of 58 in all four communicative skills

ACU English Language Test: A (75-100%)

Overall CAE score: 185 Minimum score of 176 in all tests.


Australian Catholic University
North Sydney Campus
40 Edward Street
Sydney New South Wales 2060
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