Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Environmental Management
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

Become a defender of the environment with this dual degree. Cover all the academic courses required for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia, and build practical skills from first year. Simultaneously gain an in-depth understanding of humankind’s environmental impacts, with a focus on tropical and subtropical environments.

In this program you will research answers to legal problems, prepare advice, present legal arguments, observe legal practice, and take part in simulated court presentations. You’ll develop your skills by working with legal service clients under legal supervision in law practice and choose to specialise in areas like coastal and marine environments, urban design and town planning, geospatial analysis and global environment security and policy. For more information, visit Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Environmental Management at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

Only first and second year law courses offered at Moreton Bay in 2024.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; at least one science subject
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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Barrister, ecosystem conservation and restoration, government positions, in-house counsel for industry, conservation or research organisation, international negotiations, Judge’s associate, natural resource management, policy and legislation development, solicitor.

Membership

Graduates can apply for associate membership of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand while acquiring relevant work experience, and full membership with two years of professional experience in one or more functional areas of environmental practice.

Course Code
014814
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$11716 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Moreton Bay