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CQUniversity Australia (CQU)

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Bachelor of Agriculture

  • Bachelor

Applications are still open to start your studies in March 2020, refer to the How to Apply section for details.The Bachelor of Agriculture will enable you to develop the cutting edge knowledge and skills required for employment in today's technology-driven Agribusiness, Cropping and Livestock industries. You will benefit from a practical based training that provides the basis for the application of theory that will underpin the knowledge in new and innovative practices.

Key details

Degree Type
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
CV85, 088550J
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

The agricultural industry is faced with new and emerging challenges creating a need for graduates who have practical experience, knowledge of cutting-edge technology and the leadership potential to help drive adoption of innovation at every stage of primary production. The Bachelor of Agriculture prepares you for the rigours of the real world and ensures graduates are skilled to make a difference in the context of the emerging opportunities that a high tech agricultural industry provides. The course delivers the right mix of skills-based training and research-led teaching to succeed in today's agribusiness, livestock and cropping industries. Thanks to our partnership with local industry, such as Victoria's Rural Industries Skills Training (RIST), you'll benefit from project-based training on extensive crop, dairy, sheep, equine and beef production facilities. Graduates from RIST can apply for direct entry into the Bachelor of Agriculture. The first year of the Bachelor of Agricultudation framework that you will use to develop increasingly complex learnings developed in the context of industry-relevant problems. In the second year, you will build your core skills by developing your systematic thinking by learning about emerging agricultural innovation through an industry placement. You will select to complete either a major in agribusiness or two out of three minors in livestock, cropping or business, during the course. In your third year, you will acquire information about agricultural practices and technology and develop advanced-level technical and people-management skills. You will complete the course by producing a real-world consulting project that will address a client-driven whole-of-system problem.

Entry requirements

Pre-requisite - English (4, SA)English Requirements:If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), ortertiary diploma level qualification, orbachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; orTest of English as a Foreign Language (TOE- Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); orPearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; orAn Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; orCambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; orCambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; orCombined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.Each student will be assessed individually. Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed Knowledge R - Biology, R - Maths B

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How to apply

Tip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesQueenslandEMD: 829632; BDG: 819632; ONL: 855532; ROK: 859632New South WalesONL: 160721Western AustraliaONL: 150721 If you apply via a Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC) listed under 'How to Apply', please use the relevant TAC code listed above to complete your application.