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Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
Queensland University of Technology - Gardens Point

Course outline

This double degree combining biomedical science with law prepares you to work as part of multidisciplinary teams in biomedical research, development and commercialisation. The demand for specialists who have knowledge and skills across a number of these disciplines is increasing across local and international markets. You complete core science units before selecting a major. In the law component, you develop advanced legal research and writing skills, critical analysis and skills in interviewing, advocacy and dispute resolution. As a graduate, you can work in legal environments as a solicitor, barrister, in-house counsel, government lawyer or mediator. Graduates can also work in consultancy through the innovation and commercialisation of infrastructure including, for example, regulation, compliance and clinical trials. The course covers all academic subjects required for admission to legal practice and offers selection of a science major.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at QUT.

Majors

Refer to Bachelor of Biomedical Science.

Fee notes

There are additional course requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. These requirements may have associated costs. Information is available from qut.edu.au/study.

Other requirements

A Suitability Card may be required; refer to institution.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

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); Biology or Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
87.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.20

92.20

80.70

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

95.50

88.20

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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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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

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

0

0

11

0

<5*

0

18

Percentage of all students

N/P#

0.0%

0.0%

61.1%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Refer to Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Laws (Honours).

Membership

Refer to Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Laws (Honours).

Course Code
419462
Start Date
Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024

Fee
CSP/$11830 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation, Law, Sciences
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

51/2 years Full time

Location
Brisbane
 
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