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University of New England
The University of New England's (UNE) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science will provide you with advanced problem-solving skills, a breadth of knowledge in disciplines of your choosing and an in-depth understanding of various scientific methods, preparing you for numerous career options.
This course will train you to effectively research, critically analyse and communicate, which are all highly valued workplace competencies. The science component of the course will allow you to apply and build on scientific knowledge.
This is a highly versatile degree, offering you maximum flexibility and choice in your preferred discipline areas and fields of study.
Depending on your academic grade point average, you might be admitted to the Honours stream of the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science.
If plans change, and you can no longer commit to the full Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science, you could still be eligible to receive a qualification.
Depending on the credit points you've completed, you could exit with the Diploma in Science, the Advanced Diploma in Science, the Diploma in Arts or the Advanced Diploma in Arts.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Assumed knowledge is two units of English plus mathematics; studies in chemistry and/or physics and biology are recommended (introductory units in these subjects are offered for students without the recommended background knowledge).
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
In the arts and humanities component of the course, students can choose to major in one of the following:
In the science component of the course, students can choose to major in one of the following:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science from the University of New England.
Arts graduates can pursue career paths in a wide variety of occupations due to their advanced skills in research, critical analysis and communication. Examples of possible career paths include management, public relations, foreign affairs, education, business, human resources, research, psychology and archaeology.
Bachelor of Science graduates will have career opportunities in small to large businesses, industry, government, teaching and research. Possible job outcomes include positions in the departments of primary industries, resource management, water and land resources, CSIRO, environmental protection authorities, forestry commissions, national parks and wildlife services and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO).
With further studies in education, teaching is also an option.
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Curious about where a career in arts could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for HECS-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.
The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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