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Master of Laws (Business Law)

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    LLM (BusLaw)

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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. 

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 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 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.

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

Career Outcomes

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


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 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.


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 following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

LAWS6002 Advanced Legal Research
Summer Term
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Summer Term
Summer Term
Law Elective
Law Elective
Law Elective
Law Elective
Law Elective
Law Elective
Law Elective

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Core Units

LAWS6002 Advanced Legal Research


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