University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Laws

University of New England UNE

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

This program offers a flexible approach to the study of law. Studying law in conjunction with another discipline gives students the potential to take an interdisciplinary approach in both their studies and in future employment. Graduates with law and science background will understand both the legal framework and processes and the technical factors relating to areas such as genetics, zoology and physiology, particularly where research ethics and the commercial exploitation of research are being considered.


  • 240 credit points (equivalent to 40 standard units). Bachelor of Science component: 96 credit points (equivalent to 16 standard units) including core units, one Major, and a choice of listed units
  • Bachelor of Laws component: 144 credit points (equivalent to 24 standard units) including core units, and a choice of listed units and an optional Honours pathway. The Honours pathway includes submission of a Thesis. Mandatory intensive schools may be a requirement of some units in the Bachelor of Science component of this course.


  • Applied physics
  • Biochemistry/Biotechnology
  • Biodiversity
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computational science
  • Forensic science
  • Genetics
  • Geoscience
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Physiology
  • Zoology

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: any 2 units of English and Mathematics. Recommended studies: Biology, Chemistry and/or Physics.


The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is accredited by the Legal Practitioners Admission Board of NSW. Upon completion of the LLB, graduates may complete a period of practical legal training and be qualified to apply for admission as an Australian Lawyer. After admission students are then eligible to apply for a practising certificate as a solicitor from the Law Society of NSW or undertake further studies to obtain a practising certificate as a barrister from the Bar Association of NSW.

Study pathways

There is an Honours pathway available in either the Science or Laws component available to meritorious students. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) towards the Bachelor of Science component for previously completed studies. Exit pathways are available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $158,000
  • ATAR: 84.40
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 10 years

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