Many industries need professionals who can understand and translate complex science and the legal profession is one of these. With a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Laws, you will graduate with two degrees and a suite of specialist skills that will allow you to carve out a niche in the legal sector, with jobs across patents, intellectual property and even forensics.
As a science student at Sydney, you will be taught by dedicated scientific thinkers, including members of the Australian Academy of Science, Australian Research Council Fellows, winners of prestigious prizes such as the Prime Minister's Prizes for Science and the Eureka Prizes which reward excellence in research and innovation, leadership, and science engagement. You will study in world-class facilities, including the multimillion-dollar Sydney Nanoscience Hub and the Charles Perkins Centre, which is dedicated to research into diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease.
With over 40 majors, programs and streams to choose from and a flexible degree plan, the three-year Bachelor of Science allows you to find your own path. In your first year, you"ll gain essential knowledge in the fundamental sciences with broad subjects. Your second and third years will be for specialising in your chosen stream, program, majors and minors, with the option to take elective subjects from other faculties.
International in focus and global in perspective, the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) will provide you with a legal education that prepares you for the challenges of the modern legal world. Our LLB is recognised for the purposes of satisfying the academic requirements for admission as a legal practitioner in New South Wales.
You will complete the equivalent of the first year of the LLB over the course of your three year science degree. In the fourth year, you will undertake the remaining compulsory law units of study followed by elective units in the fifth year.
You will graduate with the skills to embark on a broad range of careers in law and the sciences.