Master of Business Law

University of Adelaide, The

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Want to bolster your business skills with legal expertise? The ability to understand, analyse and use legal information can be critical for strength and longevity in the business realm. Postgraduate law courses provide an overview of legal issues within a contemporary business context. Our Master of Business Law caters to the needs of busy professionals. The majority of courses are taught intensively over one or two weeks and some include evening and weekend sessions. You will: learn about different laws affecting your business sector; build legal communication skills; undertake a substantial research project; learn best practices for dealing with legal and regulatory challenges; broaden your networks through the University's Lex Salus, Next Steps and Law Students' Society events.

Designed for



  • To qualify for the degree of Master of Business Law, you must satisfactorily complete: 1. the foundation course 'Introduction to Australian Law', which provides the background for your study
  • 2. thirteen law electives chosen from an extensive list of options, including topics as diverse as sports, mining or European Union law (it is also possible to include courses from other disciplines within the University, subject to approval by the Program Coordinator)
  • 3. a research dissertation or two research essays.


  • Business law

Standard entry requirements

  • This program is suited to applicants with a background in business and commerce. Domestic students: a) Bachelors degree or equivalent in a field other than law
  • OR b) Graduate Diploma in Business Law or Graduate Certificate in Business Law. International students: Bachelors degree or equivalent in a field other than Law. (Applicants with a Bachelor of Laws or equivalent are not eligible for entry.)

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $89,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

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