Bachelor of Laws (Honours) / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Monash University

Deepening students' understanding of how technology and the law interact, this double degree course produces engineers skilled in the legal, corporate and commercial fields. The need for legally trained Engineering graduates continues to grow, with opportunities arising in areas such as project management, research and development, consulting and construction law. The study of law develops problem-solving skills and powers of analysis. It teaches precise and imaginative use of language. The study of engineering develops creative thinking, problem solving skills and team-based skills.

Course Fee:


International: $251,875

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or 30 in any other English, a study score of at least 25 in Mathematical Methods (CAS) and in one of Chemistry or Physics

Structure:

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 Engineering requires that students complete 156 points of study, including common first year units as well as specialist units in one of the available branches of engineering. Students are strongly recommended to complete 12 weeks of engineering vacation employment in approved engineering work.

Subjects you can Study:

Administrative law; Aerospace engineering; Chemical engineering; Civil engineering; Constitutional law; Contract law; Corporations law; Criminal law; Electrical and computer systems engineering; Equity; Evidence; Lawyers' ethics in practice; Litigation and dispute resolution; Materials engineering; Mechanical engineering; Professional practice; Property; Trusts

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:

Students intending to practise law outside Australia should refer to that country's legal admissions board.

Recognition:

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

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton 98 Yes Full time 6 years
Clayton 98 Yes Part time 12 years

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