The Bachelor of Agribusiness with Honours is designed to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills required to either enhance their professional career prospects or to advance to higher degree studies. This degree program allows well-qualified Bachelor graduates to undertake a fourth year of study consisting of a major research component and specialised subject areas.
Career possibilities include positions in rural lending and investment, farm products merchandising, rural politics, stockbroking, public accounting, small and medium enterprise management and government departments such as trade and industry. Honours graduates are also able to go on to complete higher degree research studies.
Units Of Study:
A candidate for the program shall complete advanced course work units at 400-level to the value of 18 credit points in the relevant subject, a research methodology unit and a dissertation component with a value of 24 credit points in the relevant subject. The advanced coursework units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, as approved by the Course Coordinator, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
Eligibility Criteria :
A candidate shall have:
- Either fulfilled the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Agribusiness or the Bachelor of Business with a major in Agribusiness, or an equivalent AQF Level 7 award as determined by the school; and
- Completed units to the value of at least 36 credit points at 300 level in the discipline; and
- Passed units to the value of at least 36 credit points at 200 level or above with a GPA of 5 (Credit) or better in the discipline.