Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Indicative Price: $28,000
Duration: 4 years full-time
Qualification: Bachelor Degree
Location: Wagga Wagga

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:

Core Subjects:

  • 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

  • Extension
  • Production Analysis and Optimisation
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Weed and Pesticide Sciences
  • Chemical Fundamentals
  • Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
  • Botany
  • 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
Online Course: No
Funding Available: No

Eligibility Criteria :

A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR equivalent of 70 (including bonuses) or equivalent.
OR
A completed AQF Certificate IV or higher level qualification.
OR
50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
OR
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.
OR
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.
AND
Standard English Language Proficiency requirements.

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