Law + Science (Combined)

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) + Bachelor of Science (BSc)

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Gain a competitive edge in your law career by combining your Bachelor of Laws with a Bachelor of Science, for example in Forensic Biology and Toxicology, which would allow you to specialise as a Defence or Criminal Lawyer.

Key details for

  • ATAR

    • 90
  • Course Code

    • B1324
    • H1250
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • Course Code

    • B1324
    • H1250
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

LawAt Murdoch University you can combine a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree with a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Business.

Adding a Science degree to your Law qualification could help you develop the kind of observation, analysis and reasoning skills that will give you a competitive advantage in your career. For example, you could combine a Bachelor of Laws with a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Biology and Toxicology. This would allow you to learn the most up-to-date techniques to gather analyse and present scientific evidence, such as DNA profiling and drug metabolism, in a court of law.

The combination of a Law and Science degree means you will have a competitive advantage whilst working in the courtroom as a Prosecutor, Defence Lawyer or Criminal Lawyer or when physically examining evidence in the lab environment whilst working as a Scene –of-Crime Officer or Forensic Investigator

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree meets the educational requirements of the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia for admission as a practising lawyer. Once you graduate, you will also need to meet additional training requirements to be admitted to legal practice. This degree is also accredited by the Ministry of Law in Singapore, the Malaysian Bar Council and the Indian Bar Council.

CRICOS Code: 010222C

 

  • Location

    • Perth Campus
  • Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
    • Mid-year start available (International students)
  • School

    • School of Law
  • Qualification

    • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) + Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Course Structure

Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students up to $10,000 off your first year tuition fee via the International Welcome Scholarships. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • ATAR results

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)