Deakin University

Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of International Studies

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Build an international legal career and develop competitive skills with cross-cultural relevance in Deakin's Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies. Learn about and analyse the forces shaping Australia, investigate the internationalisation of the law, and apply it all at a global level through Deakin's study abroad experiences. Deakin's hands-on approach to study and practical experience includes opportunities to study abroad, and to build on your classroom learning by working on real cases at the Deakin Law Clinic. Under supervision from qualified solicitors, you will conduct research on legal issues, offer advice and sit in on real courtroom proceedings. Graduate from this accredited course with two in-demand degrees, setting yourself up for a career without limits.


  • 40 credit points total which include: 24 credit points from the Faculty of Business and Law
  • 16 credit points from the Faculty of Arts
  • Students also complete one zero credit point academic integrity module
  • Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Laws and the Bachelor of International Studies must be satisfied.


  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • International relations
  • Language and culture studies
  • Law
  • Middle east studies
  • Politics and policy studies
  • Spanish

Standard entry requirements

  • VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent.
  • This course uses the ATAR and your entire academic record as part of its selection consideration.
  • Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course
  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement
  • For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.


Deakin's Bachelor of Laws is designed to satisfy the university component of the requirements to become an Australian Lawyer set by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB). In addition to completing an approved LLB degree, a person seeking entry is required to work for one year as a legal trainee, or to undertake a practical legal training (PLT) course.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 5 years
Geelong Waterfront
  • ATAR: 84
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 91
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Geelong Waterfront, Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

Further information

Course also offered in Cloud (online) mode.

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