Deakin University

Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Laws

Deakin University

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

Study Deakin's Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws to graduate with an increasingly sought-after skill set to succeed in either field, or where science and law intersect. This double degree gives you the freedom to learn more about what interests you. Get a taste for different disciplines within science before choosing to focus on an area you are passionate about. The law stream of this double degree is accredited by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board and is supported by extensive practical training.


  • 40 credit points total which includes: 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Science
  • 24 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws
  • Students also complete one zero credit point academic integrity module
  • Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Laws must be satisfied.


  • Law
  • Science
  • Animal biology
  • Cell biology and genomics
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental science
  • Human biology
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Plant biology

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
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 91
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne Burwood.

The course fee shown is indicative only and actual fees may vary.

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