The Bachelor of Laws focuses on commercial law with emphasis on intellectual property law. As the only degree in Victoria with this specialisation, students learn about trade marks, patents and designs, copyright, the prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct and competition law. Students learn how to protect the rights of those who innovate or create.
Students complete law-related professional experience placements at organisations in Australia or overseas. Students are also introduced to the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises.
The degree equips students 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.
- Semester 1 - 4 March 2019
- Semester 2 - 5 August 2019
- 3400210391 (CSP)
- 3400210393 (IFP)
Faculty of Business and Law
A$33000 (annual for 2019)*
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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.
Law at Swinburne
A Bachelor of Laws at Swinburne opens your world to the rigorous and intellectually challenging legal profession. Our degrees place special emphasis on invention, creativity and intellectual property. Find out about the wide range of career options open to you after you graduate.
There is a real sense of community at Swinburne Law School. My placement in commercial law gave me a true, raw experience of a Barrister's day-to-day activities and work.
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Whether you’re looking for a semester exchange or a short-term study tour, Swinburne offers a range of international study opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Sammy Foster (pictured) gained amazing experience along with credit towards her Bachelor of Communications (Media Studies) while on exchange at the University of California, Los Angeles.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.