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Bachelor of Laws - Bachelor of Environmental Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Brisbane, Australia
Become a defender of the environment with this Bachelor of Laws - Bachelor of Environmental Management dual degree from University of the Sunshine Coast. You’ll cover all the academic courses required for admission as a legal practitioner in Australia, and build practical skills through active learning experiences right from your first year.
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You’ll also gain an in-depth understanding of human impacts on the environment, with a strong focus on tropical and subtropical environments. Law Honours is available, usually without extending the time required to complete your degree.

In this Bachelor of Laws - Bachelor of Environmental Management dual degree from University of the Sunshine Coast, you will:

  • Research answers to legal problems, prepare advice, present legal argument, observe court proceedings, and take part in simulated court presentations in USC’s Moot Court
  • Develop your skills by working with legal service clients under legal supervision in law practice
  • Build your skillset and knowledge by specialising in an environmental area such as coastal and marine environments, urban design and town planning, geospatial analysis and global environment security and policy.
  • Travel to fieldwork locations such as Fraser Island and the Noosa Biosphere to learn about conservation and restoration of the natural environment

Career opportunities

  • In-house counsel for industry, conservation or research organisation
  • Government positions
  • Natural resource management
  • Ecosystem conservation and restoration
  • Policy and legislation development
  • International negotiations
  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Judge's associate

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Communication and Thought
  • Criminal Law and Procedure 
  • Earth's Surface Processes
  • Biodiversity and Ecology
  • Science Research Methods

English Language Requirements

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 092874K

  • secondary study
  • TAFE/vocational studies
  • tertiary studies
  • bridging/preparatory study
  • other entry qualifications (eg professional qualifications, employment experience, Special Tertiary Admissions Test).
  • refer to Pathways to study for more information
  • have satisfied any subject prerequisites as specified in the 'Why study this program?' tab on your preferred program page. Refer to satisfying subject prerequisites for more information. Recommended prior study is not a prerequisite subject, but a recommendation as to what knowledge students should possess in the subject area.
  • have satisfied the English Language Proficiency requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26000 AUD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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  • National Commonwealth supported places

Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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