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Bachelors of Arts/Laws (Honours) - Science and Mathematics



What will I learn?

Discover your passion through arts disciplines that provide the skills to succeed in ever changing international work environments, while developing advanced legal knowledge, transferable skills and professional networks so you can shape and create new ways of practising law.

This dual degree allows you to learn from a wide range of disciplines across the arts, while studying at UQ Law School, renowned as a leader in teaching and research.

Flexibility and choice are at the heart of our arts program, allowing you to match your interests and study with career ambitions to create a degree that's unique to you.

The transferable skills and knowledge you'll learn – problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity and communication – will make you a highly desirable job candidate upon graduation, wherever your career path leads.

In your law studies, you'll gain a high-level understanding of the law, along with personal and professional skills that can be applied across a wide range of careers. You'll also develop your abilities in critical, rational and analytical thinking, and learn how to craft clear and persuasive arguments.

When you graduate, you'll have an internationally respected honours qualification, and meet the academic requirements for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia.

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
  • Negotiation and dispute resolution specialist
  • Community laws officer
  • Company secretary

Which department am I in?

Science and Mathematics



Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$43,936.00 (US$ 29,508) per year
AUD $247,671 for the entire course

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

Start date

Expected February 2024


The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus,



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. IB – International Baccalaureate: 25-42.

For international students

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C).

English language requirements

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

BE - 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

Offered by this university

The University of Queensland offers below pathways courses for this subject

About The University of Queensland

The University of Queensland is a world top 50 university, home to a community of 54,000 students from over 145 countries.

  • UQ’s Faculty of Science is one of the largest in Australia
  • Offers one of the widest choices of disciplines in Australia
  • Students can tailor their studies around their goals
  • Students enjoy access to 2,300+ teaching and research labs

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