Bachelors of Agribusiness/Wildlife Science

The University of Queensland Australia
Indicative Price: AUD $9,353
Duration: 4 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Qualification: Bachelor Degree
Location: Gatton

The dual four-year program allows you to combine practical business skills with your interests in wildlife science. In the Wildlife Science component you will focus on animal biology, wildlife management and the emerging issues associated with human-wildlife interactions. In this degree you will develop a deep scientific knowledge of wildlife anatomy and physiology, captive breeding, reproduction, nutrition, health, husbandry, ecology, welfare and behaviour.

The agribusiness component of the program will prepare you for business management positions in industries which demand graduates who are consumer focused, commercially aware, innovative, internationally orientated and technically competent. You will learn about marketing, finance and managing people and technology along the agrifood value chain. You will study business courses in accounting, economics, and market research in an agribusiness context.

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Units Of Study:

Bachelor of Agribusiness

Part A

  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Food and Fibre Case Studies I
  • Food & Fibre in the E-Landscape
  • Food and Fibre Case Studies II
  • Agribusiness Planning and Management
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Food and Fibre Case Studies III
  • Agrifood Strategy & Competitiveness
  • Investment Project Appraisal
  • Introduction to Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Sustainable Food Supply Chains
  • Foundations of Marketing
  • Applied Market Research

Part B

  • Plant Production Principles and Technologies
  • Australia's Bio-Physical Environment
  • Food for a Healthy Planet
  • Industry Placement
  • Agronomy
  • Agronomy 2
  • Pasture Science
  • Agricultural and Resource Policy
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Animal Behaviour, Handling and Wellbeing
  • Livestock Industries
  • Ruminant Production Systems
  • Sustainable Animal Systems
  • Carbon & Energy Management
  • Business Management in a Carbon Constrained World
  • Sustainable Business Practice
  • Systems Thinking
  • Food Policy, Safety & Quality Management
  • Horticultural Science
  • Production Horticulture
  • Export Marketing & Practices
  • Working with Groups and Teams
  • Managerial Skills & Communication
  • Commodities, Futures and Options
  • Introduction to Occupational Health & Safety
  • Plant and Environmental Health

Bachelor of Wildlife Science

Part A

  • Applied Biology I
  • Applied Biology II
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Elements of Ecology
  • Agricultural Biochemistry
  • Australian Terrestrial Vertebrates
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology 1
  • The Management and Husbandry of Zoo Animals
  • Animal Health and Epidemiology
  • Wildlife Technologies
  • Animal Reproduction
  • Animal Breeding & Genetics
  • Biology of Australian Marsupials and Monotremes
  • Chemistry
  • Principles of Wildlife Management
  • Game Management - the Science of Sustainable Use

Part B

  • Agricultural Microbiology & Gene Technology
  • Industry Placement
  • Short International Experience
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Special Topic II
  • Animal Behaviour, Handling and Wellbeing
  • Animal Environmental Physiology
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology 2
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Emerging Issues in Animal Bioscience
  • Working with Groups and Teams
  • Plant and Environmental Health
Online Course: No
Funding Available: Yes

Eligibility Criteria :

OP 11 / Rank 76 (2017 requirements).

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English plus one of Mathematics A or Mathematics B.

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