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UNE has been helping busy adults study from home longer than any other Australian university. With more than 60 years of experience it’s no wonder UNE has an unbroken record of maximum 5 star ratings, awarded by our students, for teaching quality, student support and overall experience in the Good Universities Guide 2007-2019. 

  • Courses
  • Studying Online
  • Pathways
  • How to Apply

Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours

Our innovative Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours program is Australia’s only pharmacy degree that can be studied online as well as on campus - UNE was the first university in Australia to offer a Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours by distance education.

Our program addresses the changing role of pharmacists in Australia's increasingly collaborative healthcare environment by offering a practice-based approach to teaching, with an emphasis on patient care, rural health issues and the pharmacist as a member of the primary health care team.

The degree integrates scientific rigour and the development of critical thinking skills to produce confident, career ready graduates. Students studying online are required to attend mandatory intensive schools on campus twice a year.

In the fourth or final year of the degree you will be required to undertake approximately 200 hours of clinical placements in both community and hospital pharmacies, of which some placements will be outside normal university trimester times.

This program has been granted accreditation by the Australian Pharmacy Council and is approved by the Pharmacy Board of Australia as a qualification leading to registration as a pharmacist in Australia.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science provides an integrated approach to examining contemporary issues in health and disease. Students gain underpinning theoretical knowledge as well as practical laboratory experience in a range of discipline areas including anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology and molecular and cellular biology.

You may include a variety of other subjects in your program including Bioethics, Biophysics, Medicinal Chemistry, Psychology and the Sociology of Medicine.

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science offers you the opportunity to study a wide range of biological sciences to provide you with the skills and techniques necessary for solving problems associated with a broad range of issues. In the first year of study students are encouraged to establish a broad science base which allows for flexibility in choosing an appropriate major or majors.

You can choose from a range of majors including Animal Science and Veterinary Studies, Biochemistry/Biotechnology, Chemistry, Forensic Science, Genetics, Medicinal Chemistry, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Palaeobiology, Physiology.

Master of Scientific Studies

The Master of Scientific Studies is a coursework plus research degree designed to provide specialised training in a specific field of study. The Biomedical Science major provides the opportunity to study topics such as molecular biology and chemistry, clinical biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, immunology and haematology, endocrinology and reproductive physiology, neurobiology, genomic analysis and bioinformatics, clinical neuroscience and human development. Students also complete either a thesis embodying the results of a research project or two mini-research projects.

The Graduate Certificate in Science and Graduate Diploma in Science provide an opportunity for graduates to upgrade or extend their qualifications in a field of study not covered in depth in their undergraduate studies. Study programs are designed to meet your interests and academic background and involve a combination of coursework selected from a chosen field of study.

Course

Trimester 1

Trimester 2

Trimester 3

Please see course details for individual course rules and admissions criteria. Note some degrees have mandatory intensive schools which require attendance on campus.

A History of 5 Star Online study

At UNE, online study is about the kind of flexibility and support that can only come from a university that has long understood the challenges faced by adults studying from home.

We have three teaching periods (trimesters), commencing in February/March, July and November: giving you greater choice about when and how much they study each year.

How does online study work?

Online study can also be referred to as 'distance education' (sometimes also off-campus education, or external study) and provides an opportunity for you to study without having to physically attend a campus.

To make sure your learning can take place when it suits you, UNE provides online facilities which allow you to send questions, submit assignments, order library books, check your results and access other resources, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Student Support Team

As a UNE student, you will have access to our professional support services including:

  • Career development
  • Individual counselling — for personal and academic issues
  • Special needs — if you need adjustments to how you study because of temporary or permanent disability or you need diversity and equity advice.

Online Community

We believe that a vital part of online study is your engagement with the learning community.

Communication with your classmates, teaching staff and university support staff will enhance your study experience and ensure that your skills extend beyond the subject matter.

UNE’s teaching staff are experts in their field which is why UNE consistently receives five stars from students for teaching quality.

Student Support 2018 Good Universities Guide Seal

24/7 Online Tutor Support

Connect to online support at any time. If you are working on an assignment, you can upload a draft 24/7 and get detailed feedback in less than 24 hours.

Online after hours support (3 pm – 12 am) is available for foundation skills in maths, science, business studies, accounting, economics and statistics.

Academic literacy and assignment support is available for writing, assignments, research, referencing, and study skills.

Intensive Schools

Some online units have intensive schools (sometimes known as residential schools). They enable you to engage in practical exercises and classes that are designed to achieve specific learning outcomes. Intensive schools are a valuable and enjoyable experience that enrich the learning process and help build your networks.

Check the 

Course and Unit Catalogue

 to see if

 any units

 in your degree have intensive schools.

Teaching Quality 2018 Good Universities Guide Seal

 “Looking at overall performance, UNE is Australia's best online university. It is a leading online university in arts, business, education and science. UNE is also the 3rd largest, has the equal highest course satisfaction rate, and produces high graduate salaries.”

- Online Study Australia

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The Pathways Enabling Course prepares you for admission to an undergraduate course at UNE. It is free from course fees and available online. The course awards you with the minimum entry requirements and can provide credit towards your UNE degree.

Why study the Pathways Enabling Course?

  • Prepare for university without paying course fees
  • Gain admission to university
  • Flexible online study
  • Develop valuable skills and knowledge
  • Complete study that can count towards your degree
  • Start in any three teaching periods
More information about the 
Pathways Enabling Course.

Getting Started

Prior to applying we suggest you:
1. Check out our 
Course and Unit Catalogue
, to see all the degrees UNE has to offer. You can search by course or for specific subjects. If you find yourself thinking 'that might be good', then have a look at which degree program is linked to those subjects.
2. Check if you need to add any 
entry requirement documentation
 to your application.
3. 
Check the closing dates for applications.
 Some courses have earlier closing dates and requirements.
4. You may also be eligible for credit for study you've previously undertaken successfully, find out about 
Advanced Standing
.

Ready to apply?

Applications are now open for Trimester 1, 2019.
APPLY NOW
Please note: International students who wish to study wholly online are only permitted to do so if they are studying online from overseas or are studying in Australia on a visa other than a student visa.

Need more information?

Use the form below to email our Future Student Team and they'll be able to help you with details about the application process, degree questions, studying at UNE and more.

Thank you for contacting us.

We have received your message and will be in touch shortly.

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Want to find out more about studying at UNE? Simply provide your name and email address.

Got a question?

1800 818 865

Trimester Start Dates

Tri 1 - 4 Mar 2019

Tri 2 - 8 July 2019

Tri 3 - 4 Nov 2019

Request the Online Study Guide

Thank you for your information.

You may now download the brochure.
Download Brochure
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Got a question?

1800 818 865

Study {{PageLabel}} with the only online uni to be awarded 5 stars for Overall Satisfaction every year for 13 years.

UNE has been helping busy adults study from home longer than any other Australian university. With more than 60 years of experience it’s no wonder UNE has an unbroken record of maximum 5 star ratings, awarded by our students, for teaching quality, student support and overall experience in the Good Universities Guide 2007-2019. 

Courses

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science offers you the opportunity to study a wide range of biological sciences to provide you with the skills and techniques necessary for solving problems associated with a broad range of issues. In the first year of study students are encouraged to establish a broad science base which allows for flexibility in choosing an appropriate major or majors.

You can choose from a range of majors including Animal Science and Veterinary Studies, Biochemistry/Biotechnology, Chemistry, Forensic Science, Genetics, Medicinal Chemistry, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Palaeobiology, Physiology.

Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours

Our innovative Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours program is Australia’s only pharmacy degree that can be studied online as well as on campus - UNE was the first university in Australia to offer a Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours by distance education.

Our program addresses the changing role of pharmacists in Australia's increasingly collaborative healthcare environment by offering a practice-based approach to teaching, with an emphasis on patient care, rural health issues and the pharmacist as a member of the primary health care team.

The degree integrates scientific rigour and the development of critical thinking skills to produce confident, career ready graduates. Students studying online are required to attend mandatory intensive schools on campus twice a year.

In the fourth or final year of the degree you will be required to undertake approximately 200 hours of clinical placements in both community and hospital pharmacies, of which some placements will be outside normal university trimester times.

This program has been granted accreditation by the Australian Pharmacy Council and is approved by the Pharmacy Board of Australia as a qualification leading to registration as a pharmacist in Australia.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science provides an integrated approach to examining contemporary issues in health and disease. Students gain underpinning theoretical knowledge as well as practical laboratory experience in a range of discipline areas including anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology and molecular and cellular biology.

You may include a variety of other subjects in your program including Bioethics, Biophysics, Medicinal Chemistry, Psychology and the Sociology of Medicine.

Master of Scientific Studies

The Master of Scientific Studies is a coursework plus research degree designed to provide specialised training in a specific field of study. The Biomedical Science major provides the opportunity to study topics such as molecular biology and chemistry, clinical biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, immunology and haematology, endocrinology and reproductive physiology, neurobiology, genomic analysis and bioinformatics, clinical neuroscience and human development. Students also complete either a thesis embodying the results of a research project or two mini-research projects.

The Graduate Certificate in Science and Graduate Diploma in Science provide an opportunity for graduates to upgrade or extend their qualifications in a field of study not covered in depth in their undergraduate studies. Study programs are designed to meet your interests and academic background and involve a combination of coursework selected from a chosen field of study.

Please see course details for individual course rules and admissions criteria. Note some degrees have mandatory intensive schools which require attendance on campus.

Study Online

A History of 5 Star Online study

We have three teaching periods (trimesters), commencing in February/March, July and November, giving you greater choice about when and how much they study each year.

At UNE, online study is about the kind of flexibility and support that can only come from a university that has long understood the challenges faced by adults studying from home.

How does online study work?

Online study can also be referred to as 'distance education' (sometimes also off-campus education, or external study) and provides an opportunity for you to study without having to physically attend a campus.

To make sure your learning can take place when it suits you, UNE provides online facilities which allow you to send questions, submit assignments, order library books, check your results and access other resources, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Student Support Team

As a UNE student, you will have access to our professional support services including:

  • Career development
  • Individual counselling — for personal and academic issues
  • Special needs — if you need adjustments to how you study because of temporary or permanent disability or you need diversity and equity advice.
Student Support 2018 Good Universities Guide Seal

Online Community

We believe that a vital part of online study is your engagement with the learning community.

Communication with your classmates, teaching staff and university support staff will enhance your study experience and ensure that your skills extend beyond the subject matter.

UNE’s teaching staff are experts in their field which is why UNE consistently receives five stars from students for teaching quality.

24/7 Online Tutor Support

Connect to online support at any time. If you are working on an assignment, you can upload a draft 24/7 and get detailed feedback in less than 24 hours.

Online after hours support (3pm – midnight) is available for foundation skills in maths, science, business studies, accounting, economics and statistics.

Academic literacy and assignment support is available for writing, assignments, research, referencing, and study skills.

Teaching Quality 2018 Good Universities Guide Seal

Intensive Schools

Some online units have intensive schools (sometimes known as residential schools). They enable you to engage in practical exercises and classes that are designed to achieve specific learning outcomes. Intensive schools are a valuable and enjoyable experience that enrich the learning process and help build your networks.

To see if any units in your degree have on-campus intensive schools check the

Course and Unit Catalogue

 “Looking at overall performance, UNE is Australia's best online university. It is a leading online university in arts, business, education and science. UNE is also the 3rd largest, has the equal highest course satisfaction rate, and produces high graduate salaries.”

- Online Study Australia

Pathways to Study

The Pathways Enabling Course prepares you for admission to an undergraduate course at UNE. It is free from course fees and available online. The course awards you with the minimum entry requirements and can provide credit towards your UNE degree.

Why study the Pathways Enabling Course?

  • Prepare for university without paying course fees
  • Gain admission to university
  • Flexible online study
  • Develop valuable skills and knowledge
  • Complete study that can count towards your degree
  • Start in any three teaching periods
More information about the 
Pathways Enabling Course.

How to Apply

Getting Started

Prior to applying we suggest you:
1. Check out our 
Course and Unit Catalogue
, to see all the degrees UNE has to offer. You can search by course or for specific subjects. If you find yourself thinking 'that might be good', then have a look at which degree program is linked to those subjects.
2. Check if you need to add any 
entry requirement documentation
 to your application.
3. 
Check the closing dates for applications.
 Some courses have earlier closing dates and requirements.
4. You may also be eligible for credit for study you've previously undertaken successfully, find out about 
Advanced Standing
.

Ready to apply?

Applications are now open for Trimester 1, 2019
APPLY NOW
Please note: International students who wish to study wholly online are only permitted to do so if they are studying online from overseas or are studying in Australia on a visa other than a student visa.

Need more information?

Use the form below to email our Future Student Team and they'll be able to help you with details about the application process, degree questions, studying at UNE and more.

Thank you for contacting us.

We have received your message and will be in touch shortly.

Privacy Policy

Trimester Start Dates

Tri 1 - 4 Mar 2019

Tri 2 - 8 July 2019

Tri 3 - 4 Nov 2019

Got a question?

1800 818 865

Request the Online Study Guide

Thank you for your information.

You may now download the brochure.
Download Brochure
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5 stars overall experience good universities guide seal

Got a question?

1800 818 865