Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) / Bachelor of Laws

The UWS Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) is an elite degree aimed at transforming today's brightest business minds into tomorrow's business leaders. Combined with the Bachelor of Laws course, you are able to tailor your studies to your goals.

When you graduate after five years, you will have two degrees and excellent practical legal skills relevant to professional legal skills relevant to professional employment. The structure allows concurrent study in two degrees in the first three years, with the last two years dedicated to completing the Law component.

Delivery ModeOn campusOn campus
LocationParramatta campusParramatta campus
Duration5 Years Full Time / 10 Years Part-time5 Years Full Time
Course Code720135 [Parramatta]2747.6 [CRICOS Code 071478G]
Entrance Rank95.35 ATAR [Parramatta]Please refer to Admission Requirements
Fee InformationLocal Course Fees (opens in a new window)International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Practical Experience

Students often engage in work experience during their course, for example, working at the NSW Attorney General's in legal aid, working in cooperative Summer Research Programs with industry, and in the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) advisory support scheme. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in Pro Bono Students Australia (PBSA) volunteering program.

Professional Recognition

For the Law component, graduates qualify for admission to professional legal practice in NSW subject to the requirements of professional legal training (PLT).

For the Business and Commerce component, refer to the BBC major areas of study for details on professional recognition.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Law degrees at UWS have pursued careers such as:

  • solicitor or barrister
  • criminal prosecutor
  • human rights advocate
  • corporate legal adviser in the banking or finance industry
  • legal adviser to an interest group such as the Aboriginal Legal Service
  • judge's associate
  • law academic
  • non-legal executive in banking, finance, accounting, corporate management, education, publishing, marketing, telecommunications, government or human resource management
  • lawyer in government service

Application Information

To be eligible for the Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership), a student must attain a minimum ATAR of 92.00.


Available as an additional year (or part-time equivalent) to meritorious students.

Find out more about the Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Advanced Business Leadership) - refer to The Academy at the University of Western Sydney (opens in a new window).

How to Apply

All domestic applications for entry to UWS undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

Instructions for international applications are available on the UWS International Admissions pages.

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information Request a Course Information Pack

If you are interested in completing a higher research degree, for example Masters Honours, information is accessible from UWS Research (opens in a new window).