Law (Dual degree Bachelor of Management / Bachelor of Laws)

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  • Bachelor of Management / Bachelor of Laws (BMgt/LLB)

Campus

  • Lethbridge

Intake

Fall & Spring

Program description

Combine your passion for business and law into a career. Explore the five-year dual degree Bachelor of Management / Bachelor of Laws (BMgt/LLB), a partnership between the University of Lethbridge and Bond University, in Queensland, Australia!
In this dual degree program:
  • earn a BMgt, majoring in general management and an LLB in five years;
  • study adjacent to Canada's Rocky Mountains and on Australia's Gold Coast;
  • apply directly to Bond University (no application fee!) to pursue a bachelor's degree in Canadian Law, after completing 20 courses at ULethbridge;
  • enter Bond law school without writing the LSAT or completing a prior degree;
  • return to ULethbridge after two years at Bond to complete your final year of study and earn both degrees!

Please note, this program is for domestic students only. 


About your major

As part of the Bachelor of Management portion of your program you'll major in general management.

What's a major?

 


About the LLB in Canadian Law at Bond University in Australia

Bond University is Australia’s largest Law School for Canadian Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctor students. 

With a 20-year history of training Canadian lawyers and more than 150 Canadian students currently studying law at Bond, the university is home to an active Canadian Law Students' Association.

Thanks to a breathtaking campus, small class sizes, face-to-face interaction with professors, close-knit community and other similarities between ULethbridge and Bond, Canadian students have a smooth transition to campus life in Australia. 

A rapidly growing group of Canadian alumni of Bond University work as partners and senior practitioners across Canada, Australia and around the world.

 

Sample timeline & tuition

Years 1 - 2: ULethbridge
  • Students complete their general management major course requirements at ULethbridge, (20 courses or 60.0 credit hours).
  • TUITION & FEES: Students attend the University of Lethbridge and pay ULethbridge domestic student tuition & fees, (based on 20 courses or 60.0 credit hours).
Years 3 - 4: Bond University
  • Students are eligible to apply to Bond University for the LLB portion of the dual degree, (equivalent of 24 courses or 72.0 credit hours), upon successful completion of their BMgt course requirements, (20 courses or 60.0 credit hours, minimum), with Good Standing at ULethbridge.
  • TUITION & FEES: Students attend Bond University and pay Bond University International student tuition & fees
Year 5: ULethbridge
  • Students return to ULethbridge for an additional 10 courses (30.0 credit hours) to complete their BMgt/LLB program. Upon completion of all requirements from both universities, students will be awarded both degrees, the ULethbridge Bachelor of Management and the Bond University Bachelor of Laws, in Lethbridge.
  • TUITION & FEES: Students return to ULethbridge and pay ULethbridge domestic student tuition & fees (based on 10 courses)

 

Possible careers

  • General practice lawyer
  • Securities lawyer
  • Employment lawyer
  • Legal executive
  • Trademark attorney
  • Advocate
  • Contract manager
  • International diplomat 
  • General counsel
  • Bargaining and negotiations consultant
  • Contract manager
  • Corporate litigation
  • Compliance  
  • Intellectual property analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Mergers and acquisitions consultant
  • Policy analyst
  • Judge
  • Mediator
George Samia

Frankly, [studying at Bond] changed my life. I had never lived abroad before I attended Bond. The experience ended up setting me up for a great life practicing law in Canada. I will never forget it.”

        George Samia, Partner, Forum Law

Sample classes

  • MGT 1500 - Fundamentals of Business
  • FNC 3040 - Finance
  • ACT 2400 - Management Accounting
  • MGT 2081 - Professional Communications Skills
  • MGT 3031 - Managing Responsibly in a Global Environment

Additional information

​For admission to the Bachelor of Management, majoring in general management, Canadian high school students in Alberta must have completed five of the following courses with a minimum 65% average across them:

This course
  • English Language Arts 30-1
Three of these courses
  • Aboriginal Studies 30
  • Art 30 or Art 31
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Choral Music 30, General Music 30, or Instrumental Music 30
  • Dance 35
  • Drama 30
  • Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2
  • Mathematics 31
  • Physics 30
  • Science 30
  • Social Studies 30-1
  • Five credits in Advanced-level CTS Computer Science (CSE)
  • One or more distinct languages at the 30 level
One additional
  • That has not already been used
  • May be from the list above
  • Must be at the 30 level
  • Must be worth at least five credits (multiple courses worth a total of five or more credits can be used)
  • Cannot be a Special Project
This program also requires

One of the courses you include must be:

  • Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2

NOTE:
  • Enrolment is limited.
  • Fulfilment of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission. The Faculty of Arts and Science reserves the right to select applicants for admission and readmission based on admission average.
  • Upon completion of a of 20 course-minimum (60.0 credit hours) with Good Standing at the University of Lethbridge, students are admitted to and may attend Bond University.
  • This program is limited to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. International applicants do not qualify for this program.