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.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
At 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.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this 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.
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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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.
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