Bachelor of Laws (Honours) / Bachelor of Computer Science

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

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.


  • 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

Standard 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


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

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.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Clayton Domestic: $182,000
International: $207,000
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Further information

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

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