Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics is a five-year double degree providing an accredited professional qualification in law, as well as a degree in politics, philosophy and economics. The program offers an innovative, high quality legal education with a social justice perspective and a real emphasis on hands-on experiences. It includes all the compulsory law subjects required by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board for admission to the legal profession in Victoria and a wide range of law electives. In the Politics Philosophy and Economics component, students will complete 16 subjects (240 credit points). The course is designed to develop your cognitive flexibility, social intelligence, resilience, curiosity and empathy - key attributes needed for effective leadership, decision making and analysis. The degree allows students to develop an in-depth knowledge of each PPE discipline, to understand the interrelationships between each PPE discipline, and to then apply this knowledge to real-world issues and challenges.

Standard entry requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the last two years): VCE: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL. Other Applicants: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirement must achieve an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0 This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Applicants who have not successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or equivalent are ineligible to apply for this course.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne International: $173,000 No information available Yes No information available

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