Bachelor On Campus

Agricultural Sciences

University of Adelaide

36 months
43000 AUD/year
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For those seeking a career in the industry, the Agricultural Sciences program from University of Adelaide is the degree of choice. It is ranked 42nd in the world and is the only Agricultural Science degree in South Australia.


What will you do?

The hands-on approach to teaching will set you up to join this booming industry. You will:   
  • learn how to respond to global food shortages and a changing climate with sustainable practices, environmental stewardship, modern agribusiness and new technology
  • practice the latest methods, from adapting genes and cells for new crops to the business of livestock, and explore emerging trends, like vertical farming
  • build practical skills through at least 450 hours of internships and real-world learning at our working farm at Roseworthy
  • learn about industry-transforming technology, like drones, GPS and crop sensors
  • go on field trips across Australia, exploring everything from dryland farming to glasshouse systems
  • develop skills in agribusiness that will allow you to work in the business of farming
  • access the latest research, innovation and technology through government and industry partners.

Career Readiness

This Agricultural Sciences program from University of Adelaide gives you the highest chance of full-time employment, compared to any other degree in South Australia.

The proportion of agricultural graduates in full-time employment is 12-15% higher than graduates from other degrees.

In fact, 91% of our Bachelor of Agricultural Science graduates find full-time employment within just a few months of graduation.

You will be highly sought after for positions such as consulting in the livestock and cropping industries, banking and research as well as natural resource management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The course is designed to provide broad training in science and agriculture. In the first year students develop basic skills in chemistry, biology and statistics and study core courses in soils and agriculture. 
  • In the second and third years students enrol in crop science, livestock science, soil science and agribusiness courses. Some specialisation is possible in the third year.
  • Field trips and excursions are incorporated into the first and third year of the program to expose students to best-practice in industry. Practical skills are developed through a professional internship(12 weeks or 450 hours) during the second half of the program. 
  • Study in the first year of the program is mainly at North Terrace and the second and third years of the program are based at the Waite and Roseworthy campuses.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 069204G 

  • Selection Rank (International) 70
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) 25
  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 17
  • United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 25
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 6
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 65%
  • British Columbia Certificate of Graduation (Canada) 4.6

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43000 AUD per year during 36 months.

Commonwealth-supported place: $6,265

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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