Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
Queensland University of Technology - Gardens PointOnline

Course outline

This degree gives you the ability to practise law in the complex information and technology environments generated by manufacturers, data processing consultancies and private and government organisations. Alternatively, you can choose to practise as computing professionals specialising in legal applications, information systems, or security. Information technology students receive a comprehensive curriculum allowing them to explore areas in information technology and gain a deep understanding in their chosen specialty. Areas of specialisation include business process management, data warehousing, digital societies, enterprise systems, information management, network systems, software engineering, and web technologies. In the law component, students develop advanced legal research and writing skills, and skills in interviewing, advocacy and dispute resolution. The course covers all academic subjects required for admission to legal practice and offers a range of law electives to align with career aims. Information technology subjects are taken in conjunction with law subjects throughout the first four years of the course, with law subjects only in the final semesters.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee.

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

Majors

Refer to Bachelor of Information Technology.

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); General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
84.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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

97.60

87.00

82.40

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

90.35

84.00

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, 2024

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Legal careers specialising in cyberlaw, intellectual property and legal regulation of the internet, legal practitioner, government lawyer, policy adviser. Refer also to Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Laws (Honours).

Membership

Refer to Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Laws (Honours).

Course Code
419622
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$11850 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Information technology, Law
Study Mode
Full time, Online learning
Course Duration

51/2 years Full time or 51/2 years Online learning