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The health, safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and community remains La Trobe’s top priority and we will continue to ensure University operations comply with the Government’s public health directions.
We look forward to welcoming all of our students back onto our campuses once it is both safe and practical to do so, and in line with Government directions. We anticipate offering a mix of face-to-face and online teaching in Semester 1, 2021 across all of our campuses – detailed planning is underway based on the likely requirement for physical distancing.
Currently outside Australia? You can begin studying online now and be ready to join us on campus once borders reopen. Learn more.
Currently in Australia? Begin your degree with us online and join us on campus once it’s safe to do so. Learn more.
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Our law and legal studies research is ranked 'above world standard'.
Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018
Develop a global mindset and experience different legal systems with an international exchange.
Put theory into practice with a work placement in a law firm or criminal justice organisation.
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Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone in on your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options
What could your future hold?
Build your practical legal skills with placements or venture into the community with criminology. At La Trobe University, you’ll deal with real clients and workplaces while you study. Learn from the best, so you can become a leader in your career.
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Develop an advanced knowledge of criminology. Learn about the complex causes of crime and what can be done about them.
Study a Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Laws at La Trobe. Find out more about this course and how to apply.
Study a Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science at La Trobe. Find out more about this course and how to apply.
Develop critical thinking and dispute resolution skills. Explore emerging areas such as law and technology and legal entrepreneurship.
Study a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts at La Trobe. Find out more about this course and how to apply.
Study a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Relations at La Trobe. Find out more about this course and how to apply.
Gain a high-level legal education with a social justice perspective. Develop your cognitive flexibility, social intelligence and resilience.
Study a Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Psychological Science at La Trobe. Find out more about this course and how to apply.
Accelerate your law career. Develop the necessary foundations to practice law internationally.
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At La Trobe you’ll learn from industry leaders, get hands-on experience and become an adaptable, career-ready professional. Your future is here waiting for you. Prefer courses that employers love.
Challenging and interesting subjects only scratch the surface of what La Trobe can offer its law students. A law degree at La Trobe not only provides you with the knowledge and resources to develop technical excellence, but also allows you to apply these skills in a practical and relevant manner.
Take a stance in our moot courts. Do a placement in a big-city law firm or community organisation like the Consumer Action Law Centre. Join our award-winning Fast Track Clinic at the Asylum Seeker’s Resource Centre. And be mentored by professionals along every step of the way.
You’ll develop essential legal skills such as advocacy, mediation, negotiation, critical thinking and dispute resolution. You can also choose from a range of electives and discover your passion, whether it’s cyber law, climate law or forensic science.
Gain a global perspective with study abroad opportunities or internationally taught electives. While you’re there, get a feel for different legal and justice systems and build your global connections.
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