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Bachelor of Commerce in Law

Expand your mind. Change your world.

  • This qualification aims to equip learners with a well-rounded, broad education to produce graduates equipped with the knowledge base, theory and methodology of commerce and the general rules of law. 
  • Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce in Law will be able to enter into a variety of careers in law and business, be it in the private or public sector. 
  • The dual focus on commerce and law allows graduates to pursue a career in business management, whilst the focus on governance and compliance ensures ethical business practices will be followed.
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Expand your mind. Change your world.

  • This qualification aims to equip learners with a well-rounded, broad education to produce graduates equipped with the knowledge base, theory and methodology of commerce and the general rules of law. 
  • Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce in Law will be able to enter into a variety of careers in law and business, be it in the private or public sector. 
  • The dual focus on commerce and law allows graduates to pursue a career in business management, whilst the focus on governance and compliance ensures ethical business practices will be followed.

Why study Bachelor of Commerce in Law while you work?

Monash South Africa offers the Bachelor of Commerce in Law degree with classes on weekends. This convenient study option gives you the opportunity to balance your studies with your work and personal life.

There are four terms during which you can take two units per term. This means that you can still complete your degree in three years.

The classes are offered every second Saturday, through a blended learning model and are supported by weekly online contact sessions during evenings.

There is a growing need for multi-dimensional graduates with the ability to participate in an increasingly complex and dynamic local and global economy. The dual focus on commerce and law allows graduates to pursue a career in business management, whilst the focus on governance and compliance ensures ethical business practices will be followed. Armed with a firm grasp of sound business skills, graduates who want to pursue a career in law, can complete a further law qualification.

This qualification aims to equip learners with a well-rounded, broad education to produce graduates equipped with the knowledge base, theory and methodology of commerce and the general rules of law. Graduates will be familiar with the relationship between various aspects of commerce and the general rules of law.

Graduates of this qualification will also hold in high regard their duty to contribute meaningfully to the development of the local and global society and economy. The qualification will equip the learner with specialised knowledge in certain law subjects, whilst the commerce subjects will allow the learner the ability to develop a specialisation in tax, accounting or governance and compliance.

This qualification will also impart general skills and competencies in numeracy, literacy and articulation. The qualification is an ideal first degree grounding for a variety of careers in law, business and government. It furthermore enables graduates to articulate to the two year advanced Bachelor of Laws qualification, leading to a deeper understanding of the nature and function of, and an ability to apply the law, in the regulation of commercial activity.

This programme is offered and certified by Monash South Africa. Successful completion of this programme leads to a Monash South Africa qualification.

Duration

3 years full-time

Fees for 2017

Fees are subject to change annually.

R 40,000.00 per annum

You can pay per unit or per term.

Intakes

First Term (January), Third Term (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at South Africa : full-time

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Course code: 3683

Specialisation

Commerce and the general rules of law

Successful graduates, upon completion of the Bachelor of Commerce in Law degree obtain a 360 credits degree. The qualification is an ideal first degree grounding for a variety of careers in law, business and government. It furthermore enables graduates to articulate to the two year advanced Bachelor of Laws qualification, leading to a deeper understanding of the nature and function of, and an ability to apply the law, in the regulation of commercial activity.

The qualification’s dual focus on commerce and law allows graduates to pursue a career in business management, whilst the focus on governance and compliance ensures ethical business practices will be followed. Graduates may also complete a further law qualification and thus follow a career in law, whilst armed with a firm grasp of sound business skills.

Course details

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce in Law will be able to enter into a variety of careers in law and business, be it in the private or public sector. Alternatively, graduates may also continue to an advanced law qualification and ultimately follow a career in law, whilst armed with a firm grasp of sound business skills or become entrepreneurs by starting their own businesses.

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View domestic students entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Applicants must be over the age of 24 and have at least one year's work experience.

A detailed CV, including a reference letter from employers to validate above and support the application.

Our classes are taught and assessed in English. View the English language requirements.

Entrance scores are indicative only and subject to change annually.

COURSE LEVEL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

South African National Senior Certificate (NSC)

  • Minimum score: 31
  • English Home Language (4); Mathematics (4) or Mathematical Literacy (75% or higher)

 

View international students entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Applicants must be over the age of 24 and have at least one year's work experience.

A detailed CV, including a reference letter from employers to validate above and support the application.

Our classes are taught and assessed in English. View the English language requirements.

Entrance scores are indicative only and subject to change annually.

COURSE LEVEL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Advanced Levels

  • Minimum score: 7
  • Subject prerequisites: English and Math pass

Notes: Score A Levels grades as follows: A=5, B= 4, C=3, D=2, E=1. Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5
Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

  • Minimum score: 25
  • Subject prerequisites: English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass

Namibia HIGSCE

  • Maximum score: 18
  • Subject prerequisites: English and Math pass

Notes: Total score of six higher level subjects taken in one examination sitting*. Score higher level grades as follows: 1 (ONE), 2 (Two), 3 (THREE) and 4(FOUR), 0 (UNGRADED). Note: Grade 1 (ONE) is the highest and Grade 4 (FOUR) the lowest. Minimum English language requirement met by a maximum result of 2 in First Language English (Higher Level).
*A minimum of 6 subjects are taken in one examination sitting.

SAT

  • Minimum score:
    • 1710 prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400)
    • 1210 from March 2016 (Total score out of 1600)
  • Subject prerequisites: English and Math pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

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