78 months
38600 AUD/year
11325 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Laws - Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) from the Swinburne University of Technology provides an accredited qualification in law whilst enabling learning to be contextualised to the discipline of engineering.

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The Bachelor of Laws - Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) from the Swinburne University of Technology also provides you with a broad, well-rounded legal education that inculcates an understanding of the role the law plays in our society and of how it can assist Australia as a trading nation.

When you graduate, you'll have the technical expertise and management skills for a career within biomedical, civil, construction, manufacturing, mechanical, network and telecommunication engineering environments.

Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. In this double degree, you'll complete law-related professional experience placements at organisations in Australia or overseas.

 You'll also be introduced to the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises, and you'll also apply your learning in eight project units (one per semester) related to engineering in professionally focused, industry-linked projects.

Career opportunities

Graduates will have the theoretical and practical knowledge required to operate effectively in diverse settings – using both law and engineering skills in workplaces such as law firms and barristers’ chambers, not-for-profit organisations, government, small businesses and corporate organisations.

In particular, the specialisation in intellectual property law equips graduates for careers in the new knowledge economy, giving them the skills to additionally work in media and entertainment, design, branding and advertising, and in internet companies and firms advising information-dependent industries.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Thermodynamics 
  • Fluid Mechanics 1: Forces and Energy
  • Structural Mechanics  
  • Materials Processing and Machining
  • Engineering Dynamics   
  • Design and Product Visualisation Project  
  • Vibration and Signal Analysis
  • Statistics and Computation for Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 78 months

Start dates & application deadlines


650 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 085629D

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38600 AUD per year during 78 months.
  • National

    11325 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11325 AUD per year during 78 months.

National fee is Commonwealth supported

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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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