As society and technology evolve, our legal system must keep the pace. Talented people are needed to help shape the law for the future.
Dual award for future lawyers
Accelerate into your legal career.
Swinburne law students are the only students in Victoria who are eligible to be admitted to legal practice on the day they graduate.
To accelerate your learning, you’ll be able to enrol in a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice through Leo Cussen Centre for Law during the final year of your Bachelor of Laws. This dual award program provides the requisite training to practice law, cutting months off the time it takes to become a lawyer.
'Boundless opportunities' put Swinburne law graduate on top
Jake Boudsocq came to Swinburne determined to become a psychologist.
However, a two-year university hiatus owning and running a small business in the hospitality industry inspired Jake to pivot his study plans.
Fast-forward five years and Jake is a Swinburne Law School graduate with a double degree in Law and Arts, majoring in psychology. He now works at leading law firm, Allens.
How to become a lawyerLearn how to become a lawyer and pull the levers that control the justice system to create a safer and fairer society for everyone. Read Swinburne's 3 steps to becoming a lawyer.
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Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.