University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Rural Science

University of New England UNE

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

With UNE's Bachelor of Rural Science, you will graduate at the forefront of the agricultural industry ready to solve complex problems in agricultural systems across enterprises, landscapes and the globe. You will have the paddock-ready scientific skills to adapt to future challenges as a professional, and you will gain an understanding of the sustainability of the whole agricultural system from the biophysical (soils, plants and animal production) including environmental, social and economic principles.You will be fit for the future and well positioned to become a leader in a range of industry contexts from farm management, the corporate world and scientific research.


To qualify for the award with Honours a candidate must pass units to the value of 192 credit points with not more than 60 credit points at 100-level, at least 36 credit points at 300-level, at least 36 credit points at 400-level or above (including RUSC490) and a maximum of 12 credit points at 500-level.

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on Australian Year 12 equivalence. English language requirements must also be met.


Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology

Study pathways

Students may be eligible to graduate with honours dependent on academic merit and elective unit choice. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $126,400
  • ATAR: 77.10
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $126,400
  • ATAR: 77.10
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

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