Your studies in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - Bachelor of Biomedicine from La Trobe University will give you a solid legal grounding and the flexibility and practical experience to shape your learning to your career goals. Explore the fundamentals of legal practice and hone your skills in advocacy, negotiation and dispute resolution through a mix of intellectual and skills-based training.
At the same time, delve into the diverse field of biomedicine with subjects in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, data analysis and disease control. Take your learnings into the lab, where you'll build your practical scientific skills under the supervision of our supportive academic staff.
There's plentiful opportunities for hands-on experience in this double degree. Law placements offer the chance to learn in a real-world environment, such as community legal centres, law firms, government agencies and building mentor relationships with judges, magistrates and coroners. Depending on the subjects you choose, you may also be able to put your skills to work with an internship in the biomedical industry.
La Trobe University's Bachelor of Laws (Honours) satisfies the academic requirements for admission to practise law in Victoria. After graduation from this double degree, you could pursue a range of roles across law, health and biotechnology.
With the blend of legal and biomedical expertise you'll build in this degree, your potential roles include:
- Research and development manager
- Plan, organise and coordinate an organisation's research and development activities, then monitor their success to find improvements for the future.
- Intellectual property lawyer
- Work for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to protect their intellectual property rights, negotiate and prepare licence agreements, and represent them in claims.
- Compliance manager
- Ensure companies comply with laws and regulations, such as the Therapeutic Goods Act and Australian Consumer Law. Develop and implement compliance policies, oversee compliance-related activities, deliver employee training and provide reports to senior management and external regulatory bodies.
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- Human Biosciences
- Legal Institutions and Methods
- Dispute Resolution
- Infections, Pandemics and Epidemics
- Civil Procedure
- Metabolic Chemistry and Cell Biology
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- 60 months
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La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.
DisciplinesBiomedicine Civil & Private Law Legal Studies View 173 other Bachelors in Legal Studies in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code: 106402A
- Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.
- 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
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International38600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 38600 AUD per year during 60 months.
National11941 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11941 AUD per year during 60 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.