Bachelor of Laws / Environmental Management

University Of The Sunshine Coast

Program Overview

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 argument, observe court proceedings, and partake in simulated court presentations

  • Develop your skills by working with legal service clients under legal supervision in law practice

  • Specialise in areas like coastal and marine environments, urban design and town planning, geospatial analysis and global environment security and policy


Sunshine CoastAustralia

  Course Duration

60 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 26,400



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Introductory courses (9) 108 units

  • ENS103 Earth's Surface Processes

  • ENS120 Introduction to Environmental Management

  • LAW101 Foundations of Australian Law A

  • LAW102 Foundations of Australian Law B

  • LAW103 Criminal Law and Procedure A

  • LAW104 Criminal Law and Procedure B

  • SCI102 Biodiversity and Ecology

  • SCI110 Science Research Methods

  • SUS101 Foundations of Sustainability


Developing courses (13) 156 units

  • ENP211 Planning and Environmental Law

  • ENS204 Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

  • ENS221 Plant Diversity and Ecology

  • ENS223 Environmental Impact Assessment

  • ENS253 Geographic Information Science and Technology

  • LAW201 Torts A

  • LAW202 Torts B

  • LAW203 Contracts A

  • LAW204 Contracts B

  • LAW205 Property A

  • LAW206 Property B

  • PUB262 Environmental Health Risk Management

  • SUS201 Measuring Sustainability


Graduate courses (11) 132 units

  • ENS300 Environmental Economics

  • ENS351 Integrated Environmental Management

  • GEO310 Globalisation, Development and Indigenous Peoples

  • LAW301 Constitutional Law

  • LAW302 Equity & Trusts

  • LAW303 Corporations Law

  • LAW304 Civil Procedure

  • LAW401 Administrative Law

  • LAW402 Professional Conduct

  • LAW403 Evidence

  • LAW404 Regulation


PLUS select 1 course (12 units) from:

  • ENS330 K'gari-Fraser Island Field Studies

  • ENS333 Special Field Studies Topic

  • SRP301 Special Research Project

  • WPL310 Workplace Learning I

For entry into most USC undergraduate degree programs, you need to have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades.

Further studies, for example, a semester or more at college or university, can also be considered for entry and may give you credit transfer towards a degree.


English Language Requirement

  • IELTS (Academic)    Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest

  • TOEFL iBT               Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 21 for writing

Annual tuition fee ($AUD)


  • 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

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