Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Swinburne University of Technology

The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) combines studies in commercial law, emphasising intellectual property law, with the technical expertise to specialise in an engineering field of your choice. Learn about trade marks, patents and designs, copyright, the prohibition of misleading or deceptive conduct and competition law. Gain the skills to protect the rights of those who innovate or create. Complete core units in your first year to assist in selecting a major in engineering. Obtain theoretical and practical engineering knowledge by participating in workshops and industry projects. Complete law-related professional experience placements at organisations in Australia or overseas. Become familiar with the practical aspects of legal practice through moot court scenarios and advocacy exercises. Apply your learning in a professionally focused, multidisciplinary project during your final year of study. Undertake at least 12 weeks of relevant professional experience.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University TAFE Institute/Polytechnic (Govt)
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Higher Education Hawthorn
Institution CRICOS: 00111D

Subjects

  • Architectural
  • Biomedical
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Electrical and electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Law
  • Product design
  • Robotics and mechatronics
  • Software
  • Telecommunications

About us

Swinburne has an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community. Our commitment to high-quality teaching and research is reflected in a number of prestigious world academic ranking lists. In 2016, QS and Times Higher Education ranked Swinburne amongst the top 100 young universities in the world. Swinburne has also received accolades for its work in physics and design. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2015 named Swinburne amongst the world’s top 100 universities in the field of physics, and the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 recognised Swinburne’s design school as one of the top 100 in the world. Additionally, Swinburne has been consistently ranked in ARWU’s top 400 in the world.

Swinburne offers a supportive, secure and peaceful campus environment. Our students enjoy state-of-the-art multimedia lecture theatres, well-stocked libraries, up-to-date computer labs and wi-fi connectivity, as well as on-campus accommodation at Hawthorn - so our students get the most out of their studies.
We also offer a range of services and programs that extend beyond what you learn in the classroom, including:
 
  • Dedicated international student support team
  • Accommodation counsellors
  • Student Leadership and Volunteer Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Careers and Employment Services 
  • Health and counselling clinic
  • Multi-faith prayer facilities
  • Language and Academic Skill centre
  • Maths and Statistics Help centre
  • Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre
 
 

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