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Business Law and Policy

Undergraduate Specialisation


Business Law and Policy Specialisation


Become an asset to almost any business by helping them stay legally compliant.

Broad career options

Boost your knowledge of business law to help protect businesses against legal risks. 

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This specialisation comprises four units that provide in-depth knowledge of business law to complement your overall area of study. It contains two core units and five optional units. Business law is an integral part of every business and having knowledge in this field will both enhance your career opportunities and provide a good foundation should you wish to operate your own business in the future.

The specialisation will boost your knowledge of business law and help you understand the risks and liabilities involved in making business decisions. It can boost your career prospects across a variety of industries, given that all businesses need people who can safeguard against legal risk.

This specialisation differs to the Business Law major as it is designed for students in any field of study who want to understand the basic laws of business while developing their career in the commercial world.

Why study

The knowledge you gain from this specialisation can prove useful across a vast range of occupations including business proprietor, contract administrator, company secretary, compliance officer and many more.

Student profile

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Career information


  • Business development manager
  • Owner/operator own business
  • Contracts and procurement specialist
  • Commercial manager


  • Accounting
  • Banking and finance
  • Government
  • Human resources
  • Law
  • Media and marketing
  • Property
  • Resources and renewables

What you'll learn

  • Please refer to Course Learning Outcomes

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

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Curtin Connect: 1300 222 888

CRL search

Fees & charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.


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  • Curtin course code: SPUC-BSLAW
  • Last updated on: 18/08/2022