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The University of New England - Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business & Law

University of New England, Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

The University of New England, Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business & Law offers a range of high quality degree programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate international students seeking to study. The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. Listed as five stars in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) in Agriculture, Land and Farm Management, Animal Production, Ecology, Geology, Human Movement and Sport Sciences, Other Medical and Health Sciences, Soil Sciences and Zoology and Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences. International students who attend UNE consistently cite the high level of interaction with teaching and academic staff, together with the passion of researchers at the University as a large part of the reason they rate their time at UNE so highly.

The following Masters programs (2 Years Full-time, up to 4 years Part-time)and the PhD (3 Years Full-time, 6 Years Part-time) are advanced research degrees taken by thesis only. These courses are suited to candidates wishing to pursue a particular research topic with the objective of entering a research based rather than a management based career. The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (3 Years Full-time, 6 years Part-time) degree enables students to undertake a substantial piece of independent and sustained research under academic supervision. The research is expected to make a substantial and original contribution to the discipline knowledge.

Master of Rural Science, Master of Environmental Science (Research), Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.)


There a range of course options for students looking to specialise in agricultural, rural sciences and management, or those who wish to learn more about managing and studying the natural environment. UNE offers flexible and rewarding teaching programs that give you the advantage in achieving your personal and professional goals. Get the unique chance to study one of these courses:

Rural science, Agriculture, Agricultural Production and Management, Animal Science, Agriculture and Business, Environmental Science, GeoScience, Zoology, Biomedical Science, Disability Studies, Exercise and Sports Science, Neuroscience, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Electronics, Precision and Agriculture, Regulatory Science, Statistics and Data Science


For the 12th year in a row, the University of New England (UNE) has also earned the top five-star rating from the Good Universities Guide for the quality of our student experience. The 2018 Guide also awarded UNE five-star ratings in six other important categories, including Teaching Quality, Student Support, Graduate Employment and Median Graduate Salary. The five-star rating for “Overall Experience” has now been awarded to UNE for 12 years in a row, a record unmatched by any other Australian public university.

Our postgraduate programs are designed for students with a strong science-based Bachelor degree in the field of agriculture, ecosystem management, geographic information science; natural resources, mining, environmental consulting, environmental science and resource policy and management who wish to obtain specialist professional knowledge and skills. We currently offer the following programs:

Master of Environmental Science and Management, Master of Science in Agriculture, Master of Scientific Studies, Master of Computing Science, Master of Information Technology and Master of Data Science and a range of Graduate Certificates and Diplomas.

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