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Southern Cross University (SCU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Master of Laws

  • Masters (Coursework)

If you are a lawyer looking to enhance your skills in the challenging area of corporate and commercial law, then the online Master of Laws (Business Law) is the right choice for you. Set yourself apart with a 100% online Master of Laws (Business Law) from Southern Cross University.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
16 months part-time
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Jan, Mar, Apr, Jul, Sep, Nov
Domestic Fees
$23,920 total
International Fees
$23,920 total

About this course

Practical, real-world skills that apply to your work

If you are a lawyer looking to enhance your skills in the challenging area of corporate and commercial law, then the online Master of Laws (Business Law) is the right choice for you. Whether you are working in the public or private sector, you can progress up the career ladder with a practical business law specialisation. This Masters degree offers you the opportunity to further develop your critical thinking and analytical skills while gaining in-depth, practical legal knowledge to strengthen your professional practice.

This accelerated postgraduate law qualification is designed for lawyers who want fast-tracked learning to gain a specialised degree that can be applied while working full-time. Set yourself apart with a 100% online Master of Laws (Business Law) from Southern Cross University.

Entry requirements

To qualify for the Master of Laws (Business Law) online, you must have:

  • A Bachelor degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) at Honours standard, or equivalent; OR

  • A Bachelor degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) and two years of documented relevant professional experience; AND

  • Students must also be proficient in English.

Don't have an undergraduate degree in law? You could be eligible for the Master of Business Law degree.

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

We recognise and grant 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

Specialise in business law

Focus on the core components of business law, giving you a specialised skill set and the confidence to practice in the challenging area of commercial and corporate law.

Master legal research

Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the nature and objectives of legal research. Formulate and refine a research topic, locate source materials with advanced technologies and present a research proposal.

Strengthen your practice

Lead your professional practice to new heights with stronger critical thinking and analytical skills, plus newfound expertise for all things business law. You will be exposed to modern case studies that further cement your learnings unit to unit.

Career pathways

  • Legal Officer
  • Lawyer
  • Executive Manager
  • Office Administrator
  • Solicitor
  • Corporate and Commercial Lawyer
  • Legal Consultant