Business Regulation, Governance and Compliance, Major (0165)

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0165

Previous Code: M2021.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

A sound understanding of the legal framework of business regulation, governance and legal compliance is an increasingly important and expanding field of operation within a complex commercial world in which practitioners, to be effective and proactive, should acquire competencies of governance and risk assessment within a legal framework. The significant impact and interplay between law and business will be addressed with the objective of providing students with the skills to identify and critically evaluate the mandatory requirements for compliant business practice and the necessary strategies to minimise legal risk and maximise effective commercial governance. Students must be enrolled in Bachelor of Business or Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business.


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Major Structure

Students must complete 80 subjects as follows.

Subject Title Credit Points
Select eight of the following:80
Advanced Taxation Law
Contemporary Management Accounting
Corporate Financial Management
Financial Services Law
Law of Business Organisations
Regulatory Risk and Compliance
Taxation Law
Corporate Governance
Total Credit Points80

Discontinued Subjects

The subject listed below counts towards completion of this major for students who passed this subject in 2021 or earlier.  

JUST 2009 Law Economics and Business Ethics

The subjects listed below counts towards completion of this major for students who passed the subjects in 2024 or earlier.  
LAWS 3017 Employment Law and Policy
LAWS 3026 Governance
LAWS 3038 International Transactions Law
LAWS 3060 Protecting Ideas