Bachelor of Laws (Honours) / Bachelor of Science

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

Laws and Science is a double degree which provides practical legal skills and an awareness of the complex interaction between science and society. Students gain practical knowledge of the Australian legal system, as well as specialising in a chosen scientific field.


The Bachelor of Laws course consists of 156 points of study with 17 compulsory units. The remainder of the program consists of Law elective units, including 1 Commercial law elective and 1 Research project elective, selected by the student in order to tailor their course to their interests. The Bachelor of Science requires students to complete 96 points of Science units including 2 level-one Science sequences, a level-one Mathematics or Statistics unit, a Science major, a level-two Science core unit and free Science elective units.


  • Administrative law
  • Applied mathematics
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric science
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Computational science
  • Constitutional law
  • Contract law
  • Corporations law
  • Criminal law
  • Developmental biology
  • Ecology and conservation biology
  • Equity
  • Evidence
  • Genetics
  • Geographical science
  • Geosciences
  • Human pathology
  • Immunology
  • Lawyers' ethics in practice
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Materials science
  • Mathematical statistics
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant sciences
  • Property
  • Pure mathematics
  • Torts
  • Trusts
  • Zoology

Standard entry requirements

QualificationEntry Score - 2023 intakeGCE A Level13International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme36Advanced Placement9ACT30SAT - Total score out of 16001360Pearson International Advanced Levels14


Admission to practise law in Australia only after completion of a practical legal training program or a period of supervised workplace training.

Study pathways

Students may apply to transfer to this degree from another undergraduate course once they have completed the equivalent of one full-time year of study and achieved a minimum overall Distinction (70%) average. Entry to Law courses is a competitive process and the actual average required depends on the number and standard of applications received each year.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Clayton International: $228,500 Yes
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Further information

If students are intending to practise law outside Australia, they should refer to that country's legal admissions board.

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