University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Geoscience

University of New England UNE

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

This program provides the opportunity to study a geology degree that incorporates the fundamental core principles of geology coupled with teaching of modern GIS/geospatial geology specific maps and mapping techniques. This course includes topics such as field geology, resource geology and environmental issues, optical mineralogy and igneous petrology, ore deposit geology, exploration and environmental geochemistry, structural and metamorphic geology, field mapping and sedimentology, palaeontology and stratigraphy, applied geophysics, among others.


144 credit points (equivalent to 24 standard units) including core units, listed units and a choice of elective units.


  • Geology
  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental science
  • GIS and geospatial geology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge is any 2 units of English, Chemistry or Mathematics
  • Recommended: Biology and/or Physics. For students without the recommended background knowledge, the School offers introductory units in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

Study pathways

Eligible graduates may apply to complete the Bachelor of Science with Honours.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $94,800
  • ATAR: 72.55

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