Study with the La Trobe Law School

The La Trobe Law School is a leader in progressive education in Law and Criminology, producing graduates who value collegiality, academic excellence and social justice.

Our Law and Criminology programs offer students the right mix of theory and practice.

Students are trained by academics who are experts in the field. And, they become career ready through a range of bespoke clinical experiences that introduce them to the legal and criminal justice workplaces.

The result: In 2020, 89.3% of our undergraduate students gave us a positive ranking for skills development, the highest ranking in Victoria.

Find out how our student experience offers the right combination of mentoring and support.

Law courses

Law courses

The world needs forward-thinking legal professionals. Gain a powerful skill set and expertise in Law.

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Criminology courses

Criminology courses

Work in a wide range of fields including corrections, policing, the community sector and the public service.

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Graduate research degrees

Graduate research degrees

Our graduate researchers work in an interdisciplinary culture to understand law in its social context.

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Student experience

Student experience

The La Trobe Law School prides itself on its supportive and inclusive learning environment.

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The law is an excellent tool for protecting vulnerable and marginalised members of the Australian community. At the La Trobe Law School, you can learn how to use the law to improve access to justice, enabling you to make a difference throughout your career.

Dr Anita Mackay
La Trobe Law School

Feature stories

We pride ourselves on producing highly skilled, career ready graduates.

Mooting experience

Mooting experience

Our mooting program equips students with the practical skills they need to excel in their future careers.

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Meet our students

Meet our students

Our Law and Criminology students are preparing to make a difference in their local and global communities.

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Study Law and Criminology

Study Law and Criminology

Hammad’s studies helped him discover how to make a positive impact anywhere in the world – including at home.

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