Bachelor of Data Science/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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

Be prepared for traditional and new law fields that emerge as a result of data acquisition and analysis, and technology. The Data Science component of your course covers the theory and the practical tools for data acquisition, storage, management, processing, analysis and visualisation. Ethical considerations, communication, collaboration and critical thinking skills are all given detailed coverage.Your course progression has been carefully crafted to cater for the diversity of specialist mathematics skills, to scaffold your development in coding – particularly in data science relevant languages. In addition, a suite of four-unit minor offerings are available so you can specialise in a number of complementary areas, including Optimisation and Stochastic Modelling, Computational and Simulation Science, and Information Systems. Your Data Science studies will culminate with the Capstone Project, where you’ll work on an extensive project with an industry partner to synthesise your learned skills and techniques to solve more complex authentic problemsQUT’s Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is a higher-level qualification than a bachelor degree, as it has honours-level content integrated throughout the course. The honours units are integrated from years two to four, and help our graduates remain ahead of the pack in a competitive legal industry. You will complete the academic law units required for admission to legal practice and will develop legal skills such as interviewing, negotiation, drafting and advocacy. You will also choose from a range of introductory, general and advanced elective units to suit your career goals and gain practical skills and experience. Your Laws Capston Unit includes a work placement in range of different legal workplaces or a virtual internship with a top-tier firm, providing you with the opportunity to engage with experienced lawyers and undertake authentic legal tasks.


Students are required to complete 528 credit points, comprised of 192 credit points for the Bachelor of Data Science program and 336 credit points for the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program. You will study data science and law units in your first four years and for the remainder of this course you will concentrate on law studies.

Standard entry requirements

  • Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge:English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $183,700 No
  • Full-time : 5.5 years
Online International: $183,700 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 5.5 years

Related courses

Browse more courses
Is the information on this page correct? Request update
Sign up to our newsletter for the latest scholarships and education news
You must agree before submitting.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join the conversation