Bachelor of Computer Science/Bachelor of Laws

University of New England (UNE)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

Technology is transforming the practice of law, with new developments in cyber security risk management, data breach policy and legal response plans, artificial intelligence, the regulatory considerations of machine learning and privacy management, to name a few.The intersection of law and computer systems supports industry, commerce and society at large – and this double degree will give you valuable skills in both fields, with an interdisciplinary approach to both your studies and your future employment.In the Bachelor of Computer Science component, you will work with industry-leading technologies and will have the option to study topics such as web programming, user experience and interaction design, artificial intelligence and machine learning.The Bachelor of Laws component will develop your legal knowledge and skills across a broad range of legal areas. We also give you research challenges and real-world legal experiences, to support your career development in a wide field of occupations.World-class teaching staff, a thriving research culture and a unique perspective on regional, rural and remote legal issues will provide you with access to an engaging program of study and specialist skills that employers are looking for.


To qualify for the award with Honours a candidate must pass units to the value of 144 credit points with not more than 48 credit points at 100-level, at least 36 credit points at 300-level and at least 36 credit points at 400-level or higher including LAW490 and LLM500.

Standard entry requirements

To meet the entry requirements for this course you must have completed, at minimum, an Australian Year 12 qualification or overseas equivalent.


The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is accredited by the Legal Practitioners Admission Board of NSW. Upon completion of the LLB, graduates may complete a period of practical legal training and be qualified to apply for admission as an Australian Lawyer. After admission students are then eligible to apply for a practising certificate as a solicitor from the Law Society of NSW or undertake further studies to obtain a practising certificate as a barrister from the Bar Association of NSW. The Bachelor of Computer Science has been granted Professional Level accreditation by the Australian Computer Society.

Study pathways

Honours is available to eligible students in either the Computer Science component or the Laws component. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. Exit pathways are available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $158,000 No
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 12 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 5 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $158,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 12 years

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