Bachelor of Computer Science/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

In this five-year dual program you’ll combine theory with hands-on experience to learn how to create and analyse computer-based systems, combined with a practical grounding in legal theory in a broad range of areas important to the technology industry. In the Law component you’ll develop personal and professional skills you can transfer across a wide range of careers in technology. In the Computer Science component, you’ll gain the solid technological foundations and skills to play a critical role in creating, developing, implementing and evaluating new systems and technology for use in our society. The law program includes a core of prescribed courses and a range of electives, while the computer science program allows you to specialise in cyber security, data science, machine learning, programming languages or scientific computing. Graduate with an internationally respected qualification in law and advanced knowledge and technical skills in computer science – skills in high demand from some of the world’s biggest corporations. For more information, visit Bachelor of Computer Science/Bachelor of Laws (Hons) at UQ.


Specialist Mathematics is recommended for this program. Students without Specialist Mathematics or equivalent may be required to undertake preparatory courses which may not enable the program to be completed in the minimum time frame without overloading or undertaking summer study.


Refer to Bachelor of Computer Science.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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Career opportunities

Refer to the Bachelor of Computer Science and the Bachelor of Laws.


Refer to the Bachelor of Computer Science and the Bachelor of Laws.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$10960 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Information technology, Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time