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Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws - 836AA

Course Code: 836AA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Law School
Academic Program Area - Science
CRICOS Code: 025534G
Selection Rank: 90.00
English Language Requirements:

There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS or equivalent of 6.5, with no band score below 6.0. Students who have undertaken all of their education in an English speaking country (as defined on UC website) are deemed to have met our English language proficiency requirements.

Double degree: Enrich your scientific pursuits with the power of law 

Be a game changer in the field of science with the advantage of legal authority. 

Pursue your area of scientific interest as you achieve a fully accredited law degree. 

Have the power to address future global scientific challenges with your knowledge of legal principles. Be a leader in environmental law, intellectual property law, international law and more. 

Combine your Bachelor of Science with a Bachelor of Laws at UC to: 

  • enjoy great flexibility in your choice of science subjects
  • extend your capabilities and broaden your career options
  • qualify as a practicing lawyer in minimum time
  • develop a commercial focus that will benefit other professions and industries 

Study opportunities 

  • There are opportunities for law internships and international study through linkages with law firms, governments and universities overseas.
  • Finish this course early with a:
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Laws. 

Career opportunities: 

  • Work as a solicitor or barrister.
  • This course is recognised by the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the state of New South Wales (NSW).
  • You will have a basis for legal admission in all Australian jurisdictions.
  • You will also have articulation pathways leading to admission in the United Kingdom and the United States. 

Important to know 

Admission Requirements

Attainment of the published ATAR or its equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements

Refer to individual courses.

Assumed Knowledge

Refer to assumed knowledge entries for individual courses.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Laws LLB
Bachelor of Science BSc

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Science

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Professional Accreditation

This program is recognised by the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and the State of NSW. Through mutual recognition, UC's degree may serve as the basis for admission in all Australian jurisdictions.

Through a program offered in conjunction with the College of Law, students may (in their final year of the Bachelor of Laws at UC) begin their Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice course that qualifies them for admission.

Special Class Delivery Details

This course features small class sizes, highly qualified staff, state-of-the art facilities, including on-campus and remote access to all the major online legal databases. The science component allows students great flexibility in their choice of subjects and enables them to keep a range of possible career options open.

Course Duration

Standard ten semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty-four semesters.


The degree of Bachelor of Laws may be awarded with first or second class honours. Requirements are specified in the Determination of Course Particulars for the Bachelor of Laws.High achieving students may also be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) course.

UCC Pathway

Diploma of Science.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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