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Law in Business Major  

This major provides a foundation in a range of Law units with commercial relevance and seeks to support and enhance the employability of business students in disciplines such as Accounting, Management and Human Resource Management.  



Company Director, Office Administrator or Manager, Administration Manager, Contract Manager or Officer, Compliance Officer and Legal Administration Officer.


Important note: While most of the units in this major are units in the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, successful completion of the “Law in Business” major does NOT in itself provide a career pathway into the law profession. 


The “Law in Business” major is not available in the double degree Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business.   


The Major consists of 120 credit points (8 units) as per structure listed below.

This unit set is available on Joondalup Campus.
This unit set is available in the following modes of delivery - On-campus, and Online.
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LAW1100 Legal Framework I 15
LAW1116 Legal Process 15
LAW1600 Legal Writing and Research 15
LAW1117 Torts I 15
LAW3221 Trade Practices, Competition and Consumer Protection Law 15
Students select three (3) units from the following. One unit choice must be a third year or higher (level 3 or 4) unit.
LAW2102 Property Law I 15
LAW2104 Constitutional Law I 15
LAW2105 Employment Law 15
LAW2106 Intellectual Property Law 15
LAW2350 Administrative Law 15
LAW2601 Planning and Development Law I 15
LAW3105 Alternative Dispute Resolution 15
LAW3201 Law of Banking and Credit III 15
LAW3605 Occupational Health, Safety and Security Law and Policy 15
LAW4110 International Trade Law 15
LAW4601 Mining and Resource Law 15
Additional notes for students completing an Accounting major in conjunction with the Law in Business major.
Students who need to do or have done LAW2300 Company Law may use that unit to replace any second year elective in the Law in Business major.
Students who need to do or have done LAW2410 Income Tax Framework may use that unit to replace any second year elective in the Law in Business major.

Important: neither LAW2300 nor LAW2410 are Law degree (LLB) units and credit cannot be obtained for them in that degree.

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014