Swinburne University of Technology Law School

Swinburne University of Technology Law School

Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne) offers undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees through the Swinburne Law School at their Hawthorn campus. 

Swinburne Law School Entry Requirements

If you’re a high school leaver or haven’t been to university before, an undergraduate Bachelor of Laws is for you. University graduates can study a postgraduate Juris Doctor degree. To learn more about the different types of law degrees, see our Law Degrees Explained page.

Swinburne operates on a two semester calendar. A full-time study load is 8 subjects per year. Students can also enrol in a part time study load, which is 4 subjects per year. 

You can find information about the Bachelor of Law here.

You can find information about the Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) here.

You can find information about the Combined Bachelor of Laws courses and typical study patterns here.

You can find information about the Masters of Law (Research) here

Indigenous Support Centre 

The Moondani Toombadool Centre is the Indigenous Support Centre at Swinburne.

Law school contacts

Indigenous Student Advisor 
E: indigenousstudents@swinburne.edu.au 
T: +61 3 9214 8481

Indigenous tutoring program

Swinburne operates the Indigenous Academic Success Program for all First Nations students.  

The following scholarships are university-wide scholarships available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students:


Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship

Scholarship available for commencing Indigenous Higher Education student not in receipt of or eligible for an ICAS scholarship or Relocation scholarship 

Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships (ICECS and ICAS)

The Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) aims to improve higher education access for Indigenous people, particularly those who need to relocate from regional and remote areas, through payments to assist with education costs.

Indigenous Student Laptop Scholarship

Laptops available for Indigenous students completing an undergraduate or postgraduate course. 

Indigenous VET Digital Scholarship

$1000 payment to support an Indigenous student access IT equipment and/or services.

Indigenous VET Transition Scholarship

Scholarship available for current Swinburne Indigenous VET students transitioning into a Higher Education Undergraduate Degree.

Swinburne Indigenous Bursaries

Established in 2020, the Swinburne Indigenous Bursaries support Swinburne Indigenous students to commence their education.

VET Indigenous Relocation Scholarship

Scholarship available for Swinburne Indigenous VET students enrolled to commence a PAVE Diploma, including Unilink Diploma or Advanced Diploma course.

Swinburne does not offer PLT.


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