James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Laws

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Explore the intersection of science and law as you examine the foundations of interdisciplinary fields such as environmental law, bioethics and sustainability policies. Benefit from hands-on experience in research locations within the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, along with professional placements in the legal industry. You'll graduate eligible for admission to practise law in Queensland and your interdisciplinary experience will empower you to embrace challenges in a broad range of industries.


120 credit points as per course structure


  • Aquaculture science and technology
  • Chemistry
  • Data science
  • Earth science
  • Law
  • Marine biology
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular and cell biology
  • Zoology and ecology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Units 3/4C). Recommended Knowledge: Chemistry, General Maths or Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C) – Mathematical Methods recommended for the Majors in Maths, Physics, and Data Science


Legal Practitioners Admissions Board (LPAB) & Chief Justice.

Study pathways

An honours year is available in science or laws for candidates who meet the academic requirements.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $196,400
  • ATAR: 66.5
  • Full-time : 5 years
JCU Townsville International: $196,400
  • ATAR: 66.5
  • Full-time : 5 years

Further information

International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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