World-class legal research
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 clinical placement in law or criminology
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Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone 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 Psychological Science at La Trobe. Find out more about this course and how to apply.
La Trobe’s Bachelor of Laws (Honours) combines outstanding legal training with a progressive approach to law to prepare you for a rewarding career.
Our legal system has the power to transform lives. Become a forward-thinking legal professional with La Trobe’s Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Graduate Entry).
Stand out with La Trobe’s Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Commerce. Gain a prestigious double degree that prepares you to be a change-maker in business.
Get to the root of crime and learn how to build a more just world with La Trobe’s Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Criminology.
Our Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Global Studies double degree gives you the skills and knowledge to succeed in an increasingly globalised world.
Build an adaptable skillset and prepare for a rewarding legal career with La Trobe’s Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Psychological Science.
Harness the power of the justice system with La Trobe’s Juris Doctor. Build a contemporary and global perspective on law.
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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.
Argue a case in our moot court. Do a placement at a national law firm or community law centre like Refugee Legal. Join our Divorce and Family Law Clinic at Whittlesea Community Connections or offer advice to clients at JobWatch. Be mentored by professionals along every step of the way.
You’ll develop essential legal skills in advocacy, critical thinking, dispute resolution and case analysis. You can choose from a range of electives and discover your passion – whether it’s corporate law, climate law or community legal service.
Gain a global perspective with study abroad opportunities or internationally taught electives. While you’re there, get a feel for different legal systems and build your global connections.
We offer a range of scholarships to help you succeed. Find the right one for you.
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If you don't meet the requirements of your preferred course then a pathway option might be the answer.
Develop the skills and experience employers want with placements and practicals.