Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Laws
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

This double degree provides flexibility to pursue law or a career that draws on legal skills in an environmental context. Students are equipped to apply their knowledge to cross-disciplinary real-world problems, especially those relating to the rapidly changing environmental sector. Our program offers a wide range of learning opportunities, helping students to develop advanced scientific knowledge and specialised practical skills related to ecological conservation, air, land, water, plant and wildlife management and protection. With links to environmental practitioners, industry and key regulatory bodies, the course is designed to equip students with job-ready attributes. Graduates will be ready to find innovative solutions for environmental problems and address legal issues, with a unique perspective on regional and urban contexts. For external study, contact the UNE Future Students Team. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook.


Minors: Botany; Data Science and Modelling; GeoScience; Indigenous Knowledge Systems; Soils; Spatial Science; Water Science; Zoology.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Additional entry requirements

Applicants from a non-English speaking background including Australian citizens are advised that this course has a higher English language requirement than many UNE courses. Refer to for information on how to meet these requirements.

Recommended study
Assumed knowledge

English; Mathematical Methods; Chemistry

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Legal practice or law-related management, government planning departments, national parks and wildlife management, water and soil conservation, commercial industry.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$9968 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Primary industries and environment, Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

New England and North West NSW