60 months
45700 AUD/year
41000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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With the growth in scientific research and the commercialisation of new technologies, graduates with knowledge in both science and law are increasingly sought after. The Laws and Science program at Monash University provides practical legal skills and an awareness of the complex interaction between science and society.  

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In an age of increasing technological advancements, the link between science and the law will only become stronger. This means as a graduate with the Laws and Science program at Monash University , you will have the power to choose which career you follow.

As both degrees are internationally recognised, you will have no problem applying for work abroad. Depending on your area of specialisation, you may work in the space industry, biotechnology, intellectual property, mining or forensic law to name just some career paths.


There is high demand for legal professionals with expertise in science - and scientists who are qualified in law. From the law-makers dealing with legislation relating to climate change, genetically modified crops and stem cell research to the scientists needing to navigate complex legal and political approval processes to further their research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Taxation law
  • Family property and financial disputes
  • Australian commercial law
  • International commercial arbitration 
  • International investment law 
  • Patents, trademarks and unfair competition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months
  • Part-time
    • 120 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


252 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: 080588D  
  • GCE A Level13
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme36
  • Advanced Placement9
  • ACT33
  • SAT - Total score out of 16001360

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45700 AUD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    41000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41000 AUD per year during 60 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP) 

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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