Bachelor of Laws (Honours) / Bachelor of Computer Science

Monash University

The fields of legislative responses to computer science innovation and the computerisation of legal decision-making and procedures are growing drastically. Equip yourself with skills of the future by studying computing in depth, and in particular the theory and practice of applying computers and software to problem solving. Combine this with the legal study and practice offered in Australia's first Clinical Legal Guarantee, so you can play your part in creating the kind of future you want to live in.

Course Fee:

Australian: $182,000
International: $207,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4: study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or 30 in any other English; study score of 25 in Mathematics Methods (any) or Specialist Mathematics

Subjects you can Study:

Foundations of law; Litigation and dispute resolution; Lawyer's ethics in practice; Algorithms and programming fundamentals in python; Introduction to computer science; Theory of computation; plus more

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.

Further information:

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


Recognised in Australia and many other international jurisdictions. Admission to practise law in Victoria also requires the completion of Practical Legal Training.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton No info No Part time 10 years
Clayton No info No Full time 5 years

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