Bachelor of Biomedical Science / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

A double degree in biomedical science with laws prepares graduates to work as part of multidisciplinary teams in biomedical research, development and commercialisation.

Course Fee:


International: $254,700

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed Knowledge: English (4,SA), Maths B (4,SA) and Chemistry (4,SA)

Structure:

528 credit points. Foundation studies in anatomy, pathology, physiology, biological chemistry, biomedical physics and cell biology provide a knowledge base for Years 2 and 3 when students choose to major in 1 of the following study areas: anatomical sciences, human biochemistry, human physiology, infection and immunity, and cell and molecular biology. There is the opportunity to undertake 2 minor areas of study and students may choose to complement scientific studies with units in exercise physiology, Indigenous issues, psychology, public health, or ethical issues related to gene technology. The LLB (Hons) is made up of 27 units. This is comprised of 19 core units, including units based upon the 'Priestley 11' required for admission to legal practice in Australia and 8 electives. Students are able to deepen their knowledge in areas of interest through their elective choices which reflect areas of legal practice and emerging developments in law.

Subjects you can Study:

Anatomical sciences; Cell and molecular biotechnology, Human biochemistry; Human physiology; Infection and immunity; Law

Study Pathways:

Graduates may apply to undertake an Honours year in the Faculty of Health. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their program, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes. QUT advanced standing rules apply. The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) meets the entry requirements for Practical Legal Training courses for example, the QUT Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. In addition, successful completion of this course will allow you to pursue postgraduate opportunities through research and coursework based degrees in law.

Further information:

Hepatitis B vaccination prior to commencing the laboratory components in this course. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Recognition:

Depending on final year units selected-Australian Society for Medical Research; Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology; Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Australian Association of Clinical Biochemists; Australian Society for Microbiology; Australian Neuroscience Society; The Endocrine Society of Australia; Society of Reproductive Biology; Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists; Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society; Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society The QUT LLB (Hons) is an approved degree for the purposes of the Legal Practitioners Admission Rules. Accordingly, it enables graduates to satisfy the academic requirements for admission to practise as a solicitor and/or barrister in all Australian states and territories. The QUT LLB (Hons) is also recognised for admission purposes in West and East Malaysia, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Related Careers:

Life Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info No Full time 5.5 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.

 

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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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