The Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Psychological Science is a five year combined degree providing a professional qualification in Law and a degree in Psychology. 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, many with a practical skills component, such as Clinical Legal Education, International Advocacy and Negotiation. It also includes a compulsory specialised Law subject relevant to Psychology – Mental Disorder and Criminal Responsibility. For further information about Law electives, please refer to the entry for the Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) in this Handbook. The Bachelor of Psychological Science degree includes a focus on all of the core content areas of the discipline from biological foundations to social influences on affect, behaviour and cognition, as well as strong training in research methods, but does not qualify a graduate to work as a psychologist. The course is also available at the Bendigo Campus. See this Handbook entry for Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Psychological Science LWLPYB Bendigo. 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 students are required to complete at the commencement of their first semester. The subject is designed to enhance students' knowledge and awareness of issues concerning academic integrity.
Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Law & Paralegal Studies courses at La Trobe University.