This course has been discontinued - this course is closed for new enrolments, the information on this page is provided for continuing students.
The Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) offers students a course focused on commercial law with emphasis on intellectual property law. As the only double degree in Victoria with this specialisation, students learn about trademarks, patents and designs, copyright and competition law.
The course also provides students with the technical expertise and management skills needed to plan, design, construct and maintain facilities such as buildings, bridges, dams, water supply systems, waste treatment systems, road and rail networks, and air and sea ports.
Students complete both law- and engineering-related professional experience placements and are introduced to the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises.
The combination of degrees equips students with the skills to work in engineering firms, in government, as patent attorneys, and in legal fields specialising in engineering.
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Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 75% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
This course has been replaced by the Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).
- Winter Term - 24 June 2019
- Winter Term - 24 June 2019
78 Month/s (6.5 years)
- 3400210411 (CSP)
- 3400210413 (IFP)
A$29450 (annual for 2016)*
The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
Swinburne's civil engineering research ranks as world-class
SWINBURNE RANKED IN THE WORLD'S TOP 75
Swinburne has been placed in the top 75 worldwide for civil engineering by the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016.
Only five universities in Australia were ranked in the top 75.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.