Law + Psychology (Combined)

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

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Gain a competitive edge in your law career by combining your Bachelor of Laws with a Bachelor of Science (Psychology), which will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of human minds and behaviour.

Key details for

  • ATAR

    • 90
  • Course Code

    • B1355
  • Study Mode

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

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

    • 096883K
  • Course Code

    • B1355
  • 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

At Murdoch University, you can combine a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree with a Bachelor of Science (Psychology).

Adding a Psychology degree to your law qualification will help you gain valuable, additional skills to use in your practice of law.  The knowledge of psychology will help you develop a deeper understanding of human behaviour providing a better understanding and relationship to clients, which can aid in providing good legal counsel as well as improving negotiation, resolution and problem solving skills.

The Bachelor of Science (Psychology) will teach you the major fields in psychology including human development perception, emotion, learning, cognition, language, neuroscience, psychological health and wellbeing and psychological disorders in order to build expertise in the biological and neuroscientific areas of psychology.

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) will give you a solid foundation in each of the major areas of legal practice. You will have the opportunity to gain real world experience through our Work Integrated Learning program, which will allow you to work on real cases in our legal clinic, take part in our well established mooting program (where you will simulate real court room proceedings.) Plus you could even take your studies international and undertake units in Germany, Switzerland or Italy. Our Law degree is also accredited by the Ministry of Law in Singapore, the Malaysian Bar Council and the Indian Bar Council.

The combination of Law and Psychology will enhance your career opportunities, as you will have the ability to step into multiple fields and will gain valuable, additional skills to use in your future career. A combined degree in Law and Psychology and can open up doors in industries such as: legal practice, behavioural science, health sciences, clinical practice, public policy, education/training development, management, marketing and human resources among others.

For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

  • Location

    • Perth campus
  • Mid-year Intake

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

    • School of Law
  • Study Area(s)

Course Structure

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.

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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. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. 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.

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.

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.

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!

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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
  • STAT 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)