University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Geoscience

University of New England UNE

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

Geoscience plays a crucial role in finding, extracting and managing earth resources. These minerals and energy resources are essential to almost every aspect of our day-to-day modern life. Studying UNE's Bachelor of GeoScience online or on campus will open doors to a range of opportunities for you in this critical field. Our course has a strong practical focus on earth science, geology and GIS, allowing you to upskill and future fit your career. You will expand your knowledge of our planet's composition, structure and natural geological systems, and hone your skills in managing the earth's resource to secure their continuing contribution to our socio-economic wellbeing in the future.


  • 144 credit points with not more than 60 credit points at 100-level
  • at least 36 credit points at 300-level and not more than 12 credit points at 400-level.


  • Archaeology
  • Chemistry
  • Data Science and Modelling
  • Earth Surface Processes
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Management and Rehabilitation
  • Museum Studies
  • Science Communication
  • Spatial Science
  • Geology
  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental science
  • GIS and geospatial geology
  • Palaeontology.

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on recent secondary (ATAR), higher education (GPA), VET study, or work experience. Assumed Year 12 knowledge: 2 units of English at Year 12 level, 2 unit HSC Chemistry, and 2 unit HSC Mathematics Standard 2 (or interstate or overseas equivalent). English language requirements must also be met.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $94,800
  • ATAR: 72.55
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $101,487
  • ATAR: 72.55
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

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