University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

University of New England UNE

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

This combined degree allows students to pursue interests in both the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Physical Sciences. Students can study an arts major/extended major and a science major of their choice in preparation for a wide range of careers. The degree combines excellent communication and analytical skills in scientific knowledge and has been developed in response to increasing student demand and employer preference for recruitment of combined degree graduates. It offers breadth of learning and multi-skilling across disciplines recognising that graduates are required to demonstrate skills in critical analysis, research, communication and technological expertise.


192 credit points (equivalent to 32 standard units) divided evenly between the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science components. The Arts component includes a Minor and Major, or Extended Major, core units and elective units. The Science component included one Major, core units and a choice of listed units.


  • Bachelor of Arts: Ancient history
  • Archaeology
  • Australian history
  • Chinese
  • Classical languages
  • Criminology
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Human geography
  • Indigenous studies
  • Indonesian
  • International history
  • Islamic studies
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • Peace studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical geography
  • Political and International studies
  • Psychology
  • Screen and media studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Studies in religion
  • Theatre and performance
  • Writing. Bachelor of Science: Applied physics
  • Biochemistry/Biotechnology
  • Biodiversity
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computational science
  • Forensic science
  • Genetics
  • Geoscience
  • Mathematics
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Physiology
  • Zoology

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: any two units of English plus, depending on degree subjects chosen Chemistry, Mathematics.Recommended studies: Biology and/or Physics. For students without the recommended background knowledge, the School offers introductory units in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue to an honours year, in either Arts or Science. Exit pathways are available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $126,400
  • ATAR: 72.55
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 8 years

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