What will I learn?

BAgr component: Students gain confidence in their ability to search for and find sources of information relevant to the discipline. Students will develop the ability to identify, evaluate and implement personal learning strategies and/or study skills in pursuit of ongoing personal and professional development.

LLB component: This course equips students with the skills needed to ensure the ongoing currency of their legal knowledge; appreciate law as a tool for social justice; and have an understanding that law is a dynamic discipline.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this degree can expect employment in agricultural advisory fields in the public and private sector, management and consulting in the cropping and animal industries, agribusiness, primary production, landcare, soil conservation and natural resource management. This degree is a relevant degree for those wishing to become secondary school agriculture teachers.

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is accredited by the Legal Profession 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 you 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.

Course Aims

The Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Laws degree seeks to produce graduates who have an excellent science base for the application of scientific knowledge to agricultural practice. Students will not have detailed specialist knowledge but will have developed an appreciation of the science contributing to the main components of the agricultural system as well as good knowledge of practical agriculture.

1. understanding and knowledge of Australian law and awareness of indigenous, international and theoretical perspectives;

2. competence in using legal research and analytical skills that equip them to work in the legal profession or in a broad range of law related occupations;

3. the ability to take a strategic approach to problem solving by applying critical and innovative thinking to complex legal issues and situations;

4. competence in oral and written communication;

5. the ability to work independently and in groups;

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

BAgr component: demonstrate a coherent understanding of agriculture by articulating the methods of agriculture and explaining why current agricultural knowledge is both contestable and testable by further inquiry and by explaining the role and relevance of agriculture in society;

exhibit depth and breadth of agricultural knowledge by demonstrating well-developed knowledge in at least one disciplinary area and by demonstrating knowledge in at least one other disciplinary area;

critically analyse and solve agricultural problems by gathering, synthesising and critically evaluating information from a range of sources, designing and planning an investigation, selecting and applying practical and/or theoretical techniques or tools in order to conduct an investigation and collecting, accurately recording, interpreting and drawing conclusions from data;

be effective communicators of agriculture by communicating agricultural results, information or arguments, to a range of audiences, for a range of purposes and using a variety of modes;

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

CRICOS

055675B

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$31,600.00 (16,88,034) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 February 2022, 27 June 2022

Venue

University of New England (UNE)

Armidale Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND,

New South Wales,

2351, COUNTRY NSW, Australia

Online/Distance (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$31,600.00 (16,88,034) per year
The given fee for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 February 2022, 27 June 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For direct admission into undergraduate courses offered by UNE you must have completed an educational qualification considered to be at least equivalent to completion of Year 12 in Australia. Enhanced ACT Assessment - Complete ACT with minimum composite score of 24. English language requirements: An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic overall score of at least 6.0, with no sub-band less than 5.5. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 213 in the computer-based test OR at least 79 in the internet-based test. You must receive a rating of no less than 22 in the written component. A Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50.

For international students

Students must have completed an educational qualification considered equivalent to Year 12 in Australia.

An IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5; or equivalent TOEFL score of at least 213 in the computer-based test; or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component; or a PTE Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50;

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of New England (UNE)

UNE is the only Australian public university awarded the maximum 5 stars for overall experience 15 years in a row (The Good Universities Guide 2021).

  • Based in Armidale & Sydney, New South Wales in Australia
  • International students from 70 different nationalities
  • The Armidale campus is spread over an area of 74 hectares
  • On campus student accommodation options in Armidale