Electives Guide 2018

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The La Trobe University Law School offers a diverse range of elective subjects that enable students to tailor their learning to their interests and career aspirations. The vast amount of interesting electives available makes choosing electives a challenging process for students. This guide seeks to reduce the challenges and level of confusion that students face when choosing electives. It is our vision to facilitate students’ decision making to ultimately enrich their experience at La Trobe Law School. The Guide currently comprises of the subject guides available online. It will continually be developed throughout 2018 to include insights from lecturers and students who have previously completed the subject.

For further information, it is advised that you talk to the subject co-ordinator or students who have previously completed the subject.

Please note that courses are subject to change each semester (pun intended).

Commercial Law

LAW3BFL Banking and Finance Law

LAW3ITL Income Taxation Law

LAW3CPL Competition Policy & Law

LAW3IPL Intellectual Property Law

LAW3ELR Employment and Labour Relations Law

Criminal Law

LAW3MDC Mental Disorder and Criminal Responsibility

LCR2FSL Forensic Science and the Law

LCR2PSY Psychology and the Law

LAW3CLP Criminal Law Policy and Reform

LCRJVJ Juvenile Justice

Different Legal Systems & Overseas Electives

LAW2ICL Introduction to Chinese Law

Experiential Learning

LAW4INT Law Internship

LAW4INB Law Internship B

LAW4LPP Legal Practice and Conduct

LAW3CLE Clinical Legal Education

Family Law

LAW2FSL Family, Society, and Law


LAW4THB Law Honour Thesis A

LAW4THB Law Honour Thesis B

For more information on the Honours Program, please read the Honours edition of Amicus here.

Human Rights Law

LAW3HRL Human Rights Law

LAW2SIH Statutory Interpretation and Human Rights

International Law

LAW3GCP Global Change and Peace

LAW3PIL Public International Law

LAW3IAM International Arbitration Moot

LAW3IAP International Arbitration Practice

Land, Environment and Planning Law

LAW3PLN Planning Law and Policy

LAW3WAT Water Law and Policy

LAW3ERL Environment and Natural Resources Law

Public Law

LCR2CBP Law, and the Practice of Customs and Border Protection

LAW2PLP Public Interest Law Practice


LAW2LAM Law and Medicine

LAW3JUS Justice After Atrocity


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