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Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics

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The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics is a five year double degree providing an accredited professional qualification in Law, as well as a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Course Code
LWLPPE, 099385D
Study Mode
In person

About this course

The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics is a five year double degree providing an accredited professional qualification in Law, as well as a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. The program offers an innovative, high quality legal education with a social justice perspective and a real emphasis on hands-on experiences. It includes all the compulsory law subjects required by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board for admission to the legal profession in Victoria and a wide range of law electives. In the Politics Philosophy and Economics component, students will complete 16 subjects (240 credit points). The course is designed to develop your cognitive flexibility, social intelligence, resilience, curiosity and empathy – key attributes needed for effective leadership, decision making and analysis. The degree allows students to develop an in-depth knowledge of each PPE discipline, to understand the interrelationships between each PPE discipline, and to then apply this knowledge to real-world issues and challenges. The three Essentials - Global Citizenship, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Thinking - are specialist areas designed to give you an edge with employers. They will enable you to adapt your knowledge and skills to new contexts in a rapidly changing world. Subjects addressing the Essentials are part of all undergraduate La Trobe degrees and can be identified in the subject database by distinct icons.   The list of approved subjects is also on the Essentials webpage. Students must:Please note: LTU0AIM is a not-for-credit subject that you are required to complete at the commencement of your first semester. The subject is designed to enhance your knowledge and awareness of issues concerning academic integrity.

Entry requirements

Law Courses

Study locations

Melbourne

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Law & Paralegal Studies courses at La Trobe University.
84.8%
Overall satisfaction
92.1%
Skill scale
54.2%
Teaching scale
69.3%
Employed full-time
$59.5k
Average salary