The University of Notre Dame Australia
CRICOS provider number: 01032F TEQSA provider ID: PRV12170
Are you interested in biomedical science and its role within a legal context? The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Biomedical Science double degree is ideal. The field of biomedical science is a rapidly-evolving discipline with a range of exciting career opportunities. However, the journey from laboratory to patient is complex, taking an average of 15 years for research evidence to reach clinical practice. A Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Biomedical Science will give you the tools to improve this transition.
Our combined Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Biomedical Science has been designed to be completed over five years of full-time study, allowing you to develop your knowledge in the field of biomedical science and its role within the legal context.
Accredited by the Legal Practice Board in NSW and WA, the Law component of your degree places a heavy focus on experiential learning. Designed in conjunction with some of the nation’s leading legal experts, this program covers various legal subjects such as Criminal Law, Commercial Law and Conveyancing. As a student in the School of Law, your theoretical knowledge will be bolstered with practical exercises such as mooting, public speaking, dispute resolution, and client interview competitions.
In the Biomedical Science component of your studies, you will have the opportunity to combine the methodologies learned in Law with an understanding of Developmental Psychology, Pathology, Neuroscience and more. Because introducing new biomedical products into the market requires the help of multidisciplinary teams, including research scientists, intellectual property lawyers and clinical trials experts, graduates with knowledge in medicine and law are in high demand.
By completing a Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Biomedical Science, you will be able to practise law in the specialist area of health sciences. Alternatively, you may also choose to work in the biomedical industry in regulation, compliance, and intellectual property.
Law: Alternative dispute resolution, Australian tax law, bioethics and the law, canon law, civil procedure, commercial practices and ethics, constitutional law, contract law, corporations and partnerships, criminal law, entertainment law, environmental law, equity, evidence, family law, health law, human rights law, intellectual property law, law and religion, law in context, legal history, legal philosophy, legal research and writing, mining and petroleum law, property law, torts, trial advocacy, trusts.
Biomedical Science: Molecular & Cell Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Human Genetics, Immunology, Psychology, Pathology, Infectious Disease, Basic and Clinical Neurosciences, Reproductive Biology, Pharmacology.
Graduates of this program can follow diverse career paths in the private and public sectors; career opportunities range from specialist areas of health sciences to the biomedical industry in regulation, compliance, and intellectual property. Or the field of law - Solicitor, barrister, judge’s associate, research assistant.
Law degree accredited in NSW and WA.
There are no practicum or internship requirements applicable to the Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) component of these Awards.
There are internship requirements applicable to the Bachelor of Biomedical Science component of these Awards.
An Honours award is available for this program. Further information can be found in the Bachelor of Law (Honours), Bachelor of Biomedical Science regulations, or by contacting the School of Law & Business.
Refer to Notre Dame current fee information.
All applicants must complete Notre Dame's Individual Factors Form and upload it to their UAC application.
Refer to Notre Dame general admission criteria.
View all details of this course on the University of Notre Dame website.
2022 data not yet provided by the institution.
Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2020 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.
Abbreviations– = data is not available.
Courses are added and cancelled throughout the admissions year and course details are subject to change. Check the UAC course search regularly.