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Master of Business Law

Masters by Coursework

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    MBL

  • Course code

    1209121

  • Credit points

    96

  • Equivalent units

    8

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

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.

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: 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

GA2: Creativity

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

GA3: Ethical practice

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

GA4: 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

GA5: Lifelong learning

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

GA6: Communication and social skills

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

GA7: 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

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.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
SCU Online Summer Term , Term 1 , Term 2 , Term 3 , Term 4 , Term 5 N/A N/A

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Master of Business Law, students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:

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

Exit Awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business Law after completing the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising 1 core unit and 3 electives If admitted without a Bachelor degree in Law or any 4 elective units if admitted with a Bachelor degree in Law.

 

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the units in the following order to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

LAWS6001 Legal Institutions and Processes
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Law Elective
Law Elective
Law Elective
Law Elective
Law Elective
Law Elective
LAWS6002 Advanced Legal Research
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term2
Term2

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Core Units

The unit Legal Institutions and Processes must be undertaken before commencing any other unit in the Schedule of Units for this award.
LAWS6001 Legal Institutions and Processes
LAWS6002 Advanced Legal Research

Electives

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
LAWS6008 Competition Law
LAWS6007 Consumer Law
LAWS6004 Litigation and Corporations
LAWS6009 The Law of Corporate Governance
LAWS6005 Advanced Property Law
LAWS6006 Advanced Intellectual Property Law
LAWS6003 Global Business Law
LAWS6010 Tax Law
LAWS6013 Advanced Contract Law