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Introduction to Business law

Identify issues and manage risks. Enter the diverse world of contract, taxation and other business laws. Arm yourself with the theoretical and practical knowledge to operate and interpret effectively.

Learn from real business law case studies. Understand how business law is applied in the public and private sectors. Set the groundwork for a corporate or government career in business law.

Studying online means that you can give your current career a boost, while you fit your business law learning around what you’re already doing. Or, if you’re planning on a career change, online business law study could make all the difference.Explore business law courses
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Curtin University


Applied Contract Law

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Starts 27 May 2024

University of Tasmania


Business and Corporate Law

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University of South Australia


Business Law

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 01 Apr 2024, 16 Sep 2024

Griffith University


Introduction to Business Law

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 15 Jul 2024

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Curtin University

A foundation in business law that you can build on

The first step in studying business law at a university level—your career in commerce starts here! You’ll explore markets and legal frameworks, then dive into companies and contracts and law with a business focus. Work towards a career in business law.

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Edith Cowan University


Bachelor of Laws

Legal skills for the courtroom and beyond

A law degree with options. Elective streams including criminal law and social justice allow you to shape your career path towards a specialisation. Learn beyond the textbooks and gain real life skills through mooting competitions and mentoring programs.

Online & on-campus

4 years full time or part time equivalent

Bond University


Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance

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As the only Master of Laws specialised for governance professionals, this course is one of a kind. Ideal for current directors and officers as well as those looking to move into these roles, you'll learn enterprise governance and the role of the board in a range of contexts.

Online & on-campus

Approx. 1.5 years full time or part time equivalent

Swinburne University of Technology


Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

For graduates considering law as a new career option

Build on your non-law degree with competitive legal skills and experience. This law course prepares you for ethical and professional legal practice. With a focus on legal technology and commercial law, you’ll graduate ready for a range of industries.

100% online

3 years full time or part time equivalent

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Business law highlights

  • Understand business operation, from administration to management.
  • Learn how legal principles affect business practice and decision making.
  • Choose appropriate technologies and approaches to investigate real-world financial issues.

Business law specialisations

  • Understand how international developments impact local financial markets.
  • Choose the best channels to communicate business decisions to your audience.
  • Identify and analyse the legal requirements and repercussions of potential transactions.

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