The Bachelor of Laws - Graduate Entry is specifically for students who’ve completed a non-law undergraduate degree and wish to diversify their career options.
This degree attracts a cohort of mature students, including those in full-time employment. As a student, you’ll be part of a cohesive peer group and network of like-minded professionals.
This is a well-respected and relevant additional qualification. It has a unique focus on the technologies transforming legal practice, as well as on intellectual property (IP) law within a commercial law context.
You’ll learn how to protect those who innovate and create. Developing your skills and an understanding of the technology (legal tech, or lawtech) transforming legal practice today such as smart legal contracts, document automation, predicative AI and advanced chatbots. Plus, gain a solid grounding of the legal system with core units in Administrative Law, Contract Law and Criminal Law & Procedure.
All Swinburne 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 law-related professional experience placements at organisations in Australia or overseas. You'll also be introduced to the practical aspects of legal practice including legal drafting exercises, solving complex problems for industry and advocacy exercises.
Graduates will be equipped with the skills to work in commercial and general legal practice, the courts, or across a broad range of industries including media and entertainment, business, the public service and the not-for profit sector.
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 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
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- Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
A$37000 (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.
I transferred to Swinburne because it’s practical and stimulating; the teaching staff genuinely care. You’re taught by practitioners who work in the legal field every day, and you get to work with the latest legislation and case law.
Bachelor of Laws
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.