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What will I learn?

The field of biomedical science is a rapidly-evolving discipline with a range of exciting career opportunities. However, the journey from the laboratory to patient is a complex one, taking an average of 15 years for research evidence to reach clinical practice. A Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Biomedical Science will give you the tools to improve this transition.

Our combined Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Biomedical Science has been designed to be completed over five years of full-time study, allowing you to develop your knowledge in the field of biomedical science and its role within the legal context.

Accredited by Legal Practice Board of Western Australia, the Law component of your degree places a heavy focus on experiential learning. Designed in conjunction with some of the nation’s leading legal experts, this program covers a vast array of legal subjects such as Criminal Law, Commercial Law and Conveyancing. As a student in the School of Law, your theoretical knowledge will be bolstered with practical exercises such as mooting, public speaking, dispute resolution, and client interview competitions.

In the Biomedical Science component of your studies, you will have the opportunity to combine the methodologies learned in Law, with an understanding of Developmental Psychology, Pathology, Neuroscience and more. Because the process of introducing new biomedical products into the market requires the help of multidisciplinary teams including research scientists, intellectual property lawyers and clinical trials experts, graduates with knowledge in both medicine and law are in high demand.

By completing a Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Biomedical Science, you will be able practise law in the specialist area of health sciences. Alternatively, you may also choose to work in the biomedical industry in the field of regulation, compliance, and intellectual property.

Career Opportunities:

The following careers are open to graduates of this program:

  • Barrister
  • Judge’s associate
  • Research assistant
  • Solicitor

Which department am I in?

School of Law

CRICOS

095681F

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$47,036.00 (25,59,086) per year
Start date

February 2023

Venue

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Fremantle Campus,

19 Mouat Street,

FREMANTLE,

Western Australia,

6959, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants with recent Secondary Education must have a minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 24.

For international students

Applicants must meet High school qualifications (or equivalent) to apply for undergraduate program. Academic minimum entry requirements for international applicants vary from country to country.

IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, with no individual band score lower than 6.0; CAE/CPE - 176 overall, with no individual band score lower than 169; PTE Academic - 58 overall, with no individual band score lower than 50; TOEFL (iBT) - 84 overall, with no score lower than 21 in writing and no other band score lower than 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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