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CB68 - Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Accounting

About Laws and Accounting

The Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Accounting program provides you with dual qualifications and skills which are well regarded in both the private and public sectors.  You will develop a sound understanding of both disciplines and the relationship between accounting and the legal profession.   The Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Accounting is accredited by CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants and satisfies the academic requirement for admission as a legal practitioner. 

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Career Opportunities

The combined nature of the program will prepare you for a number of careers in professional legal practice, professional accounting practice, in commerce, industry and the public sector.  Careers may included solicitor, barrister, government legal officer, judicial officer, law academic, company director, in-house counsel, diplomat, politician, financial consultant, auditing and assurance services, international accountant, strategic manager, taxation specialist, management accountant.

Course Overview At A Glance

Program at a glance
Duration 4.5 years full-time, 9 years part-time 
Availability/Campus Contact Domestic - External
Courses/Units of Credit 36 courses/216 units of credit
Faculty Arts, Business, Informatics & Education
How to Apply

Domestic students - QTAC

QTAC Codes: 856205 Distance Education

Entry Requirements

Domestic students - OP 10 or equivalent

Prerequisites: English, Queensland Year 12 (4, SA) or equivalent

Recommended Study - Maths

Professional Accreditation

Legal Practitioners Admissions Board of Queensland

The degree is an approved academic qualification for admission to the legal profession.   Graduates are also required to undertake a further period of practical legal training before being admitted as a legal practitioner. 

This program is accredited by the CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and meets the membership requirements of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) - Restricted Member IPA status.  However, these organisations accredit each campus individually, so students must check the current status of accreditation for their desired study location.

For eligibility criteria for membership of the Professional Bodies refer to these websites:

http://www.cpaaustralia.com.au/ (CPA Australia)

http://www.charteredaccountants.com.au/ (ICAA)

http://www.publicaccountants.org.au/ (IPA/NIA)

Residential School not applicable
Practicum/Work placement not applicable
Exit Awards not applicable
Interim Awards not applicable
Post Nominal LLB/BAcct 
Be What You Want To Be Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions
CRICOS Codes not-applicable

Program Aims

The Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Accounting program provides you with dual qualifications and skills which are well regarded in both the private and public sectors.  You will develop a sound understanding of both disciplines and the relationship between accounting and the legal profession. 

Program Structure

Students are required to complete:

  • 24 compulsory law courses
  • 12 compulsory accounting technical courses

Courses Offered

24 Compulsory Law Courses
Course Code Course Name
LAWS11057 Introduction to Law A
LAWS11058 Criminal Law A
LAWS11061 Contract A
LAWS11063 Torts A
LAWS11059 Introduction to Law B
LAWS11060 Criminal Law B
LAWS11062 Contract B
LAWS11064 Torts B
LAWS12055 Constitutional Law
LAWS12056 Equity
LAWS12057 Civil Procedure A
LAWS12058 Civil Procedure B
LAWS12059 Property Law B
LAWS12060 Trusts
LAWS12061 Administrative Law
LAWS13009 Corporations Law
LAWS13010 Evidence and Proof
LAWS13011 Family Law
LAWS13012 Issues in Succession Law
LAWS13013 Professional Conduct in the Legal Profession
LAWS13014 Revenue Law
LAWS13015 Principles of Commercial Law
LAWS13016 Jurisprudence
LAWS19035 Property Law
12 Compulsory Accounting Technical Courses
Course Code Course Name
ACCT11057 Principles of Accounting
ACCT19060 Management Accounting
ACCT19061 Corporate Accounting
ACCT19062 Issues in Financial Reporting
ACCT19064 Auditing & Professional Practice
ACCT19066 Accounting Systems and Assurance
ACCT19082 Financial Accounting Theory
ACCT19084 Financial Accounting
COIS11011 Foundations of Business Computing
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
FINC19011 Business Finance
STAT11048 Essential Statistics

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