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Southern Cross University (SCU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Graduate Certificate in Business Law

  • Graduate Certificate

In an increasingly disrupted world, there is a growing need for people who can help businesses navigate their way through obligations, opportunities, and consequences.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
8 months part-time
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Jan, Mar, Apr, Jul, Sep, Nov
Domestic Fees
$12,360 total
International Fees
$12,360 total

About this course

Safeguard yourself and your business in a world of risk

In an increasingly disrupted world, there is a growing need for people who can help businesses navigate their way through obligations, opportunities, and consequences. The online Graduate Certificate in Business Law with Southern Cross University is a great first step for a business professional to start bridging the knowledge gap between business and law.

The course will provide students with a thorough introduction to the legal institutions and processes which influence the ongoing development of Australian law, their history, context, and contemporary relevance, and equips students with the skills necessary to find, interpret, critique and apply the law in relation to business.

Entry requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Business Law, you must have:

  • A Bachelor degree in any discipline, or equivalent; AND

  • Students also need to be proficient in English.

If you are a qualified lawyer, you could also be eligible for the Master of Laws (Business Law) degree.

Find out more about Rules Relating to Awards and Specific Award Rules.

We may recognise and reward credit for past education or qualifications in a process called advanced standing. If you're eligible for advanced standing, this can impact the number of units you need to study, reducing the time and cost of your overall degree.

Find out more about applying for advanced standing.

Study locations

Online

What you will learn

Develop legal acumen

Lay the foundation to understand, interpret and apply the law in relation to business contexts.

Identify legal risk & obligation

Gain a deep understanding of different areas of business law through your choice of three electives in areas such as Advanced Contract Law, Advanced Intellectual Property Law and Consumer Law.

Leverage opportunities

Gain the core knowledge and skills to be agile in your business and seize opportunities quickly.

Career pathways

  • Commercial Director
  • Governance and Planning Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Lecturer
  • Finance Officer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Commercial Services Manager
  • CEO

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Law & Paralegal Studies courses at Southern Cross University (SCU).
81.8%
Overall satisfaction
84.9%
Skill scale
60.6%
Teaching scale
94.3%
Employed full-time