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Course summary

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.

DurationLocationStudy Period

16mths P

SCU Online1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
DurationLocationStudy Period

16mths P

SCU Online1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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.

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
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

Creativity

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

Ethical practice

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

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

Lifelong learning

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

Communication and social skills

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

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

Units typically include written and/or oral assignments that match typical work tasks: reports, case studies, presentations, research studies and plans. Practical assessments ensure you graduate with key industry skills and knowledge. Each unit has its own website to keep you focused. Weekly activities, readings and case studies are laid out with step-by-step instructions. As the weeks progress and your knowledge deepens, you'll tackle increasingly sophisticated concepts and employ critical analysis.

Southern Cross University’s online courses fit around your work and lifestyle. Our units are delivered by accomplished academics via a collaborative, dynamic and interactive interface.

  • 100% online and flexible – study anywhere, anytime, on any device.
  • Accelerated study – complete six units a year and receive your degree faster than any other part-time student.
  • Student success support – from enquiry to graduation, we are there for you, providing the ultimate online student experience.
  • Networked for success – meet your future colleagues and collaborators.

Our online Master of Business Law prepares graduates for a range of roles in the public and private sector, which require an enhanced knowledge of commercial and corporate law, including:

  • Chief executive
  • Managing director
  • Senior management
  • Business owner
  • Property manager.
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The information on this page may be subject to change over time. Please check this web page again before acting and see our disclaimer

From the 1st of June, 2017, the term 'Distance Education' has been replaced with 'Online'

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