Bachelor of Laws

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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The Bachelor of Laws focuses on commercial law with emphasis on intellectual property law. As the only degree in Victoria with this specialisation, you'll learn about trademarks, patents and designs, copyright, the prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct and competition law. You'll learn how to protect the rights of those who innovate or create.

All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. In this degree, you'll complete a law-related professional experience placement at an organisation in Australia or overseas. You'll also be introduced to the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises.

Graduates will be equipped with the skills to work in commercial and general legal practice and in a range of industries, including media and entertainment, design, branding and advertising.

Law double degree options

You can also study Laws in a double degree with ArtsBusiness, Business Information Systems, Computer Science, Criminal Justice and Criminology, Engineering, Media and Communication, or Science.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2 August 2021

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210391 (CSP)
  • 3400210393 (IFP)