Monash University

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Law.

If you are seeking to commence your studies in 2016, please visit our new Find A Course for 2016.

Course codeL3005
Managing facultyLaw
Partner facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleLLB(Hons)/BCom
CRICOS code080591J
Total credit points required252
Standard duration of study (years)5 years FT, 10 years PT

Students complete this course in five years by overloading in two semesters (subject to approval), or by undertaking summer semester units. Students have a maximum of ten years to complete this course.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Maximum credit allowed

The maximum amount of credit allowable towards the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) component is 60 points. The maximum amount of credit allowable towards the Bachelor of Commerce component is 48 points.


Students must complete 156 points from the Faculty of Law and 96 points from the Faculty of Business and Economics as outlined in the following single degrees:

  • L3001 Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • 0179 Bachelor of Commerce

Refer to the:

In the commerce component of this double degree students cannot take units from:

  • faculties other than Business and Economics
  • campuses other than Clayton
  • the philosophy and politics area of study.

Progression to further studies

Students may apply for admission to an honours program in the Faculty of Business and Economics following the completion of this double degree or an approved combination of at least 144 points of units including all of the commerce requirements for the single degree.

High achieving students enrolled in the Bachelor or Laws (Hons) single or double degrees have the opportunity of undertaking a maximum of two masters-level electives, which would be counted towards their Master of Laws (LLM) degree if they wish to progress to LLM studies within ten years. Visit the Master of Laws elective programMaster of Laws elective program ( web page for full details.

Relevant honours

  • 0181 Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Alternative exit(s)

Students may exit from this double degree and graduate with only one of the single degrees providing all requirements for that single degree have been met.

Students may also in some instances graduate from one of the single degrees before going on to complete the other degree in this double-degree course providing all requirements for the graduating degree have been met.

Refer to the relevant single degree entry for details.


Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)