Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
How will you change the world? Whether it’s advocating for a client, supporting community services or writing policy that shapes the nation, studying law empowers you to make an impact on society. In La Trobe's Bachelor of Laws (Honours), you'll develop the knowledge and expertise to establish yourself as a forward-thinking legal professional. You'll combine outstanding intellectual and skills-based legal training with a progressive approach to law, preparing you for a rewarding career.
To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Laws (Honours), students must complete a total of 480 credit points across 4 years.
- First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
- Dispute Resolution
- Legal Institutions and Methods
- Principles of Criminal Law
- Principles of Public Law
- Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy for Higher Education
Standard entry requirements
Secondary education. VCE: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL. HSC: One of English Standard, English Advanced (Band 3), English as an Additional Language or Dialect (Band 4).
The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) course includes the subjects required by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board to meet the academic requirements for admission to the legal profession in Victoria as an Australian lawyer. Admission to the legal profession by the Supreme Court of Victoria also requires the completion of practical legal training via either a 12-month period of supervised legal training or completion of an approved practical legal training course (for example, at the Leo Cussen Institute or The College of Law). Candidates for admission to practice must also satisfy the Admissions Board that they are a fit and proper person to be admitted to practice. International students are advised to obtain assurance of recognition of the course by the relevant professional bodies in their preferred country of practice. International graduates require a relevant visa to complete a practical legal traineeship and a supervised workplace traineeship in Australia. Please contact the Australian Department of Home Affairs for details. Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. For further details, including admission to the legal profession and/or relevant visa requirements, please contact the professional body for details.
|Campus||Fees||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Melbourne (Bundoora)||International: $159,200||Yes|
Campuses: Bendigo, Melbourne (Bundoora).
Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Tuesday, Feb 28 2023