Use comprehensive knowledge of data science tools and techniques combined with a sophisticated understanding of the laws and legal system of Australia to make a difference in the real world. The data science component covers the necessary theory and the practical tools for data acquisition, storage, management, processing, analysis and visualisation. It provides cutting-edge coverage of ethical considerations, communication, collaboration and critical thinking skills. The intersection of data science with QUT’s contemporary law degree will provide you with the knowledge and confidence you need to take advantage of employment opportunities in law and technology related fields. This course will help you understand and promote the ethical standards of the legal profession in the digital age, and design new technologies to aid the practice of law.
QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 93.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.
For more course information, visit Bachelor of Data Science/ Bachelor of Laws (Honours).
Study your way – study on campus or online, or try a blended approach. There may be specific times you need to be online, or physical attendance for a study block, placement or exams. You may wish to undertake a minor that focuses on technology and the law. Some law units are offered in summer for students wishing to accelerate their study. Check the course information for more detail.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years
English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Refer to Bachelor of Data Science and Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
Refer to Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
51/2 years Full time or 51/2 years Online learning