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What will I learn?

With this dual program, you'll develop the skills and knowledge to make a difference in today's science and technology driven economy, and prepare yourself for jobs of the future with a sound understanding of the fundamentals of the law.

Under this dual program, you'll develop highly sought after technical expertise, combining the study of your chosen science discipline with a practical grounding in legal theory.

As a Bachelor of Science student, you'll be able to make flexible choices from a broad set of courses that will give you the foundation to focus on a specialised major by your third year. You'll get to choose from an array of disciplines across all contemporary fields of scientific endeavour.

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is designed to develop your high-level understanding of the law, along with personal and professional skills you can transfer across a wide range of careers. You'll be taught in small group settings and seminar-style learning spaces, specifically refurbished for law students.

The laws program includes a core of prescribed courses and a range of electives. Compulsory areas include contracts, torts, criminal law, equity and property.

When you graduate, you'll have an internationally respected honours qualification in laws, and advanced knowledge and skills in your chosen science discipline – setting you apart in a competitive job market while also providing a pathway to future research or learning.

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

Solicitor
Barrister
Community laws officer
Compliance coordinator

Which department am I in?

Engineering and Computing

CRICOS

103167J

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$44,768.00 (24,06,882) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February 2023

Venue

Herston Campus

HERSTON,

Queensland,

4006, HERSTON, Australia

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$44,768.00 (24,06,882) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February 2023

Venue

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus,

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND,

Queensland,

4072, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be offered a place in an undergraduate program, you need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12, or a qualification equivalent to Queensland Year 12, with the required minimum entry score for the program you're interested in studying. English Language Scores: IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 AND a minimum score of 6 in each sub-band of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening; TOEFL (Internet-Based-iBT): Overall score 87 with a Writing score of 21 and Reading, Speaking and Listening scores of 19; TOEFL (Paper-based): Overall score of 570 and a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE) and 54 in Listening and Reading; PTE: Overall score of 64 with 60 in each communicative skills section; CAE/CPE: Overall Cambridge English Scale (CES) score of 176 with a minimum score of 169 in each skill; BE: A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills. 

For international students

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; writing 7; speaking 7; reading 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 100, listen 19, read 19, write 27, speak 23

TOEFL PB - Overall 600, listen 54, read 54, write 64/6

Pearsons - Overall 72, listen 60, read 60, write 72, speak 72

BEP - A minimum overall grade of 5 plus a minimum grade of A in Writing and Speaking

CES - Overall 185, listening 169, reading 169, writing 185, speaking 185

OET is not accepted

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

Pathways options

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The University of Queensland offers below pathways courses for this subject
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