Global demand for agricultural food and fibre is high and industry needs professionals who are ready to rise to the challenge. With developing opportunities – new markets, emerging technologies, globalisation of trade, climate change, sustainability and others – agriculture has become an increasingly sophisticated industry.
This is where you come in. Australia and the world need passionate people like you, equipped with a solid scientific foundation to develop new ideas and technologies, implement new agricultural practices and devise innovative ways to produce food and fibre. Are you ready to be part of a new wave of agriculture with CSU’s Bachelor of Agricultural Science?
Units Of Study:
- Agricultural Economics
- Agricultural Marketing
- Food, Environment and Culture
- Precision Agriculture and Data Handling
- Professional Skills in Agriculture and Horticulture
- Agricultural Finance and Business Management
- Soil Science
Additional Compulsory Subjects
- Production Analysis and Optimisation
- Agricultural Biotechnology
- Weed and Pesticide Sciences
- Chemical Fundamentals
- Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
- Invertebrate Pest Management
- Crop and Pasture Science
- Crop Agronomy
- Pastures and Rangelands
- Plant Pathology
- Soil Management
- Animal Anatomy and Physiology
- Animal Reproduction
- Animal Nutrition
- Animal Health
- Introduction to Microbiology
4th Year Pass Stream Compulsory Subjects:
- Integrated Agriculture
- Agricultural Industry Practicum
4th Year Honours Stream Compulsory Subjects:
- Honours Research Methods
- Postgraduate Scientific Statistics
- Statistical Reasoning
- Science Honours Project/Dissertation
Eligibility Criteria :
A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR equivalent of 70 (including bonuses) or equivalent.
A completed AQF Certificate IV or higher level qualification.
50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
Standard English Language Proficiency requirements.