Bachelor of Horticulture

Charles Sturt University
Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Qualification: Bachelor Degree

Advance your environmental or landscaping career with CSU’s Bachelor of Horticulture. Study horticulture with CSU to hone your skills and enhance sustainability of rural industries and regional economic development.

Become a multi-skilled professional capable of fulfilling a range of management and leadership roles while gaining a strong foundation in science, applied plant science, management, finance and communication.

With a strong science foundation, CSU’s Bachelor of Horticulture offers you the platform for building your level of influence and value across the environment, landscape or production industries.

Units Of Study:

Common 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
  • Industry Practice OR International Practical Experience
  • Soil Science


Additional Compulsory Subjects:

  • Extension
  • Property Planning and Development
  • Weed and Pesticide Sciences
  • Chemical Fundamentals
  • Principles of Irrigation
  • Plant Propagation
  • Flower Crop Management
  • Temperate Fruit and Nut Crop Management
  • Botany
  • Invertebrate Pest Management
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Soil Management
  • Introduction to Microbiology
Online Course: Yes
Funding Available: Yes

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. Refer to for the specific requirements.

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