Bachelor of Information Technology / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program provides graduates with the academic qualifications to practise law, and skills and knowledge relevant to a wide range of professional fields. Alternatively, students can choose to practise as computing professionals specialising in legal applications, information systems or security. In the law component students choose electives from a range of areas to align with career interests including intellectual property law, international law and commercial and property law. Graduates will have developed legal skills including legal analysis, negotiation, dispute resolution and research and are able to think critically and creatively about the law from different perspectives. Information technology students receive a comprehensive, work-integrated curriculum allowing them to explore areas in information technology and gain a deep understanding in their chosen speciality.

Course Fee:


International: $168,850

Entry Requirements:

Year 12, or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA); Maths A, B or C (4,SA)

Structure:

528 credit points. IT component comprises 192 credit points; Law component comprises 336 credit points. 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:

Computer science; Information systems; Law

Study Pathways:

Pathways to postgraduate degrees are available. QUT advanced standing rules apply. Before applying for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia, graduates must complete further practical legal training with an approved provider, for example the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at QUT.

Further information:

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:

Australian Computer Society; Graduates satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a solicitor and/or barrister in all Australian states and territories. It is also recognised for admission purposes in West and East Malaysia, India, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes 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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