Course summary

To succeed as a well-rounded business leader, you need sufficient knowledge to make informed business decisions relating to the law. This requires a considerable level of understanding of complex legal issues, and the ability to formulate policies that will impact and inform real-world business situations.

SCU Online’s accelerated Master of Business Law is designed so you can immediately apply your learning in business environments. Throughout your studies, you’ll connect with legal and business professionals from various backgrounds across the country and around the world. In addition to this, you’ll have the opportunity to study this academically-rigorous degree alongside experienced legal professionals who will heighten your learning and understanding of the law within a business context.

Learn more about the online course.

This program will provide an introduction to the legal system with a concentration in Corporate and Commercial Law, including consumer law, competition law, corporate responsibility, corporate governance and global business law.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

demonstrate ability to critically analyse, assess and synthesise complex information, problems, and concepts and apply legal reasoning and research to legal and policy issues

Creativity

apply legal reasoning, critical analysis and creative skills to to complex legal problems and policy in selected areas of law

Ethical practice

demonstrate a high level of personal autonomy and accountability and integrate ethical principles into practice

Knowledge of a discipline

apply expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills that to interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences

Lifelong learning

demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship

Communication and social skills

communicate knowledge, skills and concepts effectively with clients and others in interprofessional contexts

Cultural competence

an expert understanding in selected areas of law from a variety of historical and theoretical perspectives that is informed by cultural awareness and cultural competence


Course overview

Course code

1209121

Course abbreviation

MBL

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Domestic duration

16 months part-time

International duration

16 months full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Session UAC code QTAC code
SCU Online 1 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Fee paying


International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
SCU Online 1 N/A N/A

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible to receive the Master of Business Law, students must complete 96 credit points, comprising:

  • 2 core units (24 credit points); and
  • 6 law elective units (72 credit points).

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Core Units

The unit Legal Institutions and Processes must be undertaken before commencing any other unit in the Schedule of Units for this award.
LAW91100 - Legal Institutions and Processes Introductory
LAW91101 - Advanced Legal Research Advanced

Electives