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About

Are you ready to be part of a new era in agriculture with the Bachelor of Agricultural Science from Charles Sturt University? Global demand for agriproducts is continuously increasing and the industry needs professionals who are ready to rise to the challenge.  

Overview

This undergraduate Agricultural Science degree focuses on Australian and global production issues facing farmers, agribusiness and the environment. Whether you choose to study online or in person, you'll be trained across all major biological and agribusiness disciplines that underpin modern agricultural industries. In this degree, you’ll also study contemporary, relevant subjects and gain real-world industry experience through our Agricultural Industry Internship program

Study the particular area of agriculture that interests you in your agricultural science course and graduate with an industry-ready CV. Begin your studies in a generalist agricultural science stream and follow your interests by specialising in one of the majors in agronomy, digital agriculture, horticulture, livestock production or mixed farm business. Your choice of major will be informed by your workplace learning experiences throughout your degree, culminating in a major industry internship in your final year.

Our agriculture course has been designed in close consultation with key industry players who we work with in education development, workplace learning and applied research via our cross-institutional research centres.

Located in the heart of Australia’s major agricultural region, Charles Sturt University farms feature horticulture, livestock and cropping enterprises managed to Industries’ best practice. You'll have access to extensive facilities, including the most sophisticated underground root growth laboratory in the southern hemisphere. We also offer five state-of-the-art laboratories and modern glasshouse facilities, working models of a range of irrigation systems, and an on-campus 1400-hectare university farm.

Career opportunities  

When it comes to agricultural science jobs, this degree offers a diverse range of career opportunities where you could work alongside farmers, rural industries or government. You could drive innovations to improve productivity and sustainability through research or develop planning and policy to manage agricultural issues.

  • Explore a range of careers, including agronomist, livestock/animal production specialist, farm manager, farm systems consultant or digital agriculture specialist.
  • Put your skills into practice as an educator, policy maker or advisory and technical consultant.
  • Immerse yourself in the latest industry developments as an agricultural researcher, extension officer, journalist or marketing professional.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Biology in Agriculture
  • Food, Environment and Culture
  • Livestock Production Systems
  • Precision Agriculture and Data Handling
  • Managing Contemporary Farm Systems
  • Plant Production Systems
  • Biology in Agriculture
  • Precision Agriculture and Data Handling 
  • Soil Science
  • Fundamentals of Plant Protection

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

256 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE:  068869G (Wagga Wagga) 

  • A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR equivalent of 65 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent, OR
  • A completed Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with an equivalent ranking to the currently listed ATAR, OR
  • A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification, OR
  • 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification, OR
  • 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, OR
  • 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.
NOTE: This course contains workplace learning components requiring students to spend time on a farm and/or agricultural businesses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31312 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31312 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6308 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6308 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • Online international: $31,200
  • Domestic students: Commonwealth supported place 

Funding

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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