Bachelor of Laws (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

Laws and Commerce is a double degree which provides a foundation in accounting, finance, economics, management and marketing, and a practical knowledge of the Australian legal system. You will develop a thorough legal and commercial understanding of business and trade.


The Bachelor of Laws course consists of 156 points of study with 17 compulsory units. The remainder of the program consists of Law elective units, including 1 Commercial law elective and 1 Research project elective, selected by the student in order to tailor their course to their interests. The Bachelor of Commerce component requires that students complete 96 points of study at the Clayton campus, consisting of 5 compulsory common core units, an 8-unit major in 1 of the available areas of study and additional elective units available from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the Clayton campus.


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial studies
  • Administrative law
  • Behavioural commerce
  • Constitutional law
  • Contract law
  • Corporations law
  • Criminal law
  • Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Equity
  • Evidence
  • Finance
  • Lawyers' ethics in practice
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Management studies
  • Marketing science
  • Professional practice
  • Property
  • Sustainability
  • Taxation law
  • Torts
  • Trusts

Standard entry requirements

QualificationEntry Score - 2023 intakeGCE A Level13International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme36Advanced Placement9ACT30SAT - Total score out of 16001360Pearson International Advanced Levels14


Admission to practise law in Australia only after completion of a practical legal training program or a period of supervised workplace training.

Study pathways

Students may apply to transfer to this degree from another undergraduate course once they have completed the equivalent of one full-time year of study and achieved a minimum overall Distinction (70%) average. Entry to Law courses is a competitive process and the actual average required depends on the number and standard of applications received each year.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Clayton International: $246,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Further information

If students are intending to practise law outside Australia, they should refer to that country's legal admissions board.

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