Agribusiness combines agricultural science with business. Students will learn to help farmers improve their food production sustainably, and get the skills to develop, finance, market and manage agricultural businesses.
The Bachelor of Commerce comprises an eight-subject common core and an eight-subject primary major, chosen from five key business disciplines of accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing. The commerce component of this degree is designed to develop responsible, engaged, innovative and work-ready graduates. The course provides students with opportunities to talk and work with businesses.
The agricultural sciences core focuses on the relationship between plants, animals, soil and climate. It covers subjects such as plant science, land and soil management, animal physiology, pest control, and groundwater sustainability and contamination. By combining science with business skills, graduates will be equipped to help farmers improve their food production and reduce the impact on declining resources.
Units Of Study:
- A key part of this double degree is the 12-week industry placement, which can provide an exposure to agricultural production systems as well as agribusiness supply chains.
Eligibility Criteria :
- Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
- Non-year 12 subject proficiency: demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.