Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Laws

James Cook University (JCU)

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

This program is a joint course that incorporates a solid foundation in traditional law subjects with a broad range of law and science electives.


120 credit points


  • 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 3/4,C)
  • Mathematical methods (Units 3/4,C). Students considering Science majors in Chemistry or Molecular and cell biology will require Chemistry (Units 3/4,C).


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

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $189,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 5
  • Part-time : 10
JCU Townsville International: $189,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 5
  • Part-time : 10

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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