Bachelor of Forensic Studies/Bachelor of Laws

University of Canberra

This course will enable students to demonstrate broad theoretical and technical knowledge in the application of science in legal matters, cross-examine witnesses, transmit knowledge to judges and juries and master forensic biology and chemistry. While students build their understanding of the theory and history of law and their advocacy and legal skills, they'll get to apply their talents in the real world with opportunities to complete a law internship and study overseas.

Course Fee:

International: $160,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0. Assumed Knowledge: ACT: Biology and/or Chemistry major(s), plus Mathematical Methods major. NSW; Biology and/or Chemistry, plus Mathematics.


120 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Majors in Forensic Chemistry; Forensic Biology; Law Foundation; Legal Practice.


The Bachelor of Laws is recognised by the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and the State of New South Wales. Through mutual recognition, UC's degree may serve as the basis for admission in all Australian jurisdictions.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 73.45 Yes Full time 5 years
Canberra 73.45 Yes Part time 10 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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