Course summary

The Master of Laws (Business Law) (LLM) will help you develop an advanced understanding of the various fields of corporate and commercial law, and equip you with highly sought-after skills. 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.

A Masters in business law offers you the opportunity to further develop your critical thinking and analytical skills, while gaining in-depth legal knowledge to strengthen your professional practice.

Learn more about the online course offering. 

The Master of Laws (Business Law) (LLM) will help you develop an advanced understanding of the various fields of corporate and commercial law, and equip you with highly sought-after skills. 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.

A Masters in business law offers you the opportunity to further develop your critical thinking and analytical skills, while gaining in-depth legal knowledge to strengthen your professional practice.

Learn more about the online course offering. 

This program will have a concentration in Corporate and Commercial Law, including commercial litigation,  property and intellectual property law, consumer and competition law, corporate responsibility, global business law, corporate governance and taxation law.

Course Learning Outcome

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Students can claim participation in postgraduate studies in law as part of their mandatory CPD requirements to hold a practising law certificate.


Course overview

Course code

1209120

Course abbreviation

LLM (BusLaw)

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Duration

16 months part-time

Duration

16 months full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
SCU Online Study Period 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
SCU Online Study Period 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 Laws (Business Law) students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:

  • 1 core unit (12 credit points); and
  • 7 law elective units (84 credit points).

Exit Awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business Law 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.