Identify legal risks with confidence with your Master of Business Law
The 100% online Master of Business Law from Southern Cross University will give you the confidence to make informed business decisions relating to the law. In an increasingly regulated work environment, legal competence can considerably enhance your ability to successfully work across commercial and corporate landscapes. Professionals with a strong understanding of the law add immense value to organisations through their ability to formulate policy and corporate governance strategies to inform real-world business decisions and succeed as a well-rounded leader.
- Rigorous learning outcomes and industry-led content from traditional and emerging business law fields.
- Access to a leading edge learning environment, offering engaging self-directed study.
- Accessible online education; the only Masters degree in business law in Australia offered 100% online.
- Ongoing support throughout your study journey from a dedicated Student Success Advisor.
To qualify for the Master of Laws online in Business Law, you must have:
- A Bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum Credit average, or equivalent; or
- A Bachelor degree in any discipline, or equivalent, and two years of documented relevant professional experience.
In any case, you must be proficient in English.
If you are a qualified lawyer, you could also be eligible for the Master of Laws (Business Law) degree.
Benefits of an Business Law Masters from SCU Online
Professor Bill MacNeil, Head of School of Law and Justice
A Master of Business Law is ideal for non-lawyers who wish to make legal business decisions.
The importance of business law in the modern business world
The Master of Business Law at the School of Law and Justice at Southern Cross University is designed with one proviso in mind – that, the law’s far too significant to be just left to the lawyers.
There are lots of legal issues and problems and conundrums that any business person will confront in the course of their business day – whether that be in the private sector, whether it be in the public sector or some other sector.
You will confront problems of contract, property, intellectual property, patents, copyright – any number of legal and illegal problems.
And we feel that the Master of Business Law will equip you to identify those potential problems, to address them and to progress your business as efficiently, and as lawfully, as possible.
The Master of Business Law is designed for the ‘non-lawyer’ – and I stress that; people who may have backgrounds in the sciences or the social sciences or humanities – but are nonetheless working in industry, and with industry professionals – but who are confronting legal issues and problems in the course of their work.
The MBL will give you that extra edge at work, in your industry, in your chosen profession that will enable you to progress your career.
What you’ll study
Part A (core units)
- Legal Institutions and Processes (Foundation unit)
- Advanced Legal Research (Capstone unit)
Part B (choose six units)
- Advanced Intellectual Property Law
- Advanced Property Law
- Competition Law
- Consumer Law
- Global Business Law
- Litigation and Corporations
- Tax Law
- The Law of Corporate Governance
Flexible exit options
If you need to take a break from study, our degree in business Law has built in an early exit point, allowing you to receive a qualification based on the units you’ve completed.
David Fisher, online Master of Business Law student
Download the brochure
For more details about the Master of Business Law online course, complete the form at the top of the page to download your brochure. You’ll receive in-depth information on:
- Entry criteria
- Course duration
- Fees and financing options
- Courses and assessment types
- Industry-related work
- Student support
- Careers pathways
^ Southern Cross University offer both online and on-campus versions of these units. This information refers to the online version. Please check the unit listing at scu.edu.au or ask your Student Enrolment Advisor for more information.
This information is correct at time of release and subject to change without notice. Copyright Southern Cross University May 2018.
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