Develop your interdisciplinary expertise to build a career that navigates the intersection of scientific research and the legal system. You will explore the contributions of science and law to fields including environmental law and bioethics. Benefit from hands-on experience in real-world scientific research in locations such as the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, along with professional placements the legal industry. Graduates of this course are eligible for admission to practise law in Queensland.
IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 86
Estimated annual tuition fee: $AUD37,960.00
Courses are charged per year of full-time study. International course fees are reviewed annually and subject to change.
JCU Science-Law graduates have a wide variety of career choices available.
You could pursue a career in areas such as bioethics, intellectual property, copyright and patent law, climate change, conservation and sustainability, or science and national security.
Roles available to graduates of this joint degree include environmental lawyer, intellectual property lawyer, or in-house counsel for research and technology firms.