The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) provides you with an accredited qualification in law whilst enabling learning to be contextualised to the discipline of engineering.
The degree also provides you with a broad, well-rounded legal education that inculcates an understanding of the role the law plays in our society and of how it can assist Australia as a trading nation.
When you graduate, you'll have the technical expertise and management skills for a career within biomedical, civil, construction, manufacturing, mechanical, network and telecommunication engineering environments.
Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. In this double degree, you'll complete law-related professional experience placements at organisations in Australia or overseas. You'll also be introduced to the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises, and you'll also apply your learning in eight project units (one per semester) related to engineering in professionally focused, industry-linked projects.
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 20% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
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- Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
- Semester 2 - 31 July 2023
78 Month/s (6.5 years)
- 3400211161 (CSP)
- 3400211163 (IFP)
A$40600 (annual for 2023)*
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.
Nicola's choice: Swinburne's innovation over tradition
Nicola’s commitment to choosing innovation over tradition meant she choose to study Law and Engineering at Swinburne. As part of her course, she was able to get to experience placements in a number of different ways, which has landed her an ongoing position. Ready to take on new opportunities, Nicola learned to put her hand up for new opportunities and take the next step in her career.
My work requires a thorough understanding of the Local Government Act as well as contracts with different stakeholders. I am glad to have studied Law in addition to Engineering as it gives me an extra edge in providing engineering solutions which are legally and commercially viable.
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.