Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Biomedical Science / Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Combine biomedical science and law to work as an in-house counsel or lawyer to health departments or the pharmaceutical industry. A double degree in biomedical science and laws provides you with knowledge to work as part of a multidisciplinary team in biomedical research, development and commercialisation. During this degree, you will complete core biomedical science units that develop knowledge and skills in foundational biomedical science disciplines. Comprehensive core studies in law will assist you in developing the capabilities necessary to be a successful learner and legal professional. You will not only gain knowledge of the law but also skills such as research, communication and dispute resolution.


528 credit points.


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

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed Knowledge: Biology (Units 3 & 4, C) or Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C)Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)


Professional recognitionThe law degree is approved by the Queensland Legal Practitioners Admissions Board. If you want to become a lawyer at the end of your degree, you will need to complete further practical legal training (PLT) before you can apply for admission to practice.

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.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $218,350
  • ATAR: 87
  • Full-time : 5.5 years

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. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.

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