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Agriculture, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #387 (QS) Christchurch, New Zealand
The Agriculture programme at Lincoln University Canterbury uses real world examples and practical experiences to produce graduates who can immediately make a difference in jobs across all areas of agricultural production and related industries.
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Overview

New Zealand is a world leader in agriculture, and it is not by chance that, for over 130 years, Lincoln University has been training world-leading agricultural specialists.

The Agriculture programme at Lincoln University Canterbury is structured around courses in four key disciplines: plant science, animal science, soil science and farm management.

Careers

The career opportunities for a Bachelor of Agriculture graduate are wide, from primary sector through to consultancy, depending on your choice of courses and areas of interest. Some examples of previous graduate destinations include: soil consultants, farm managers, agronomists, researchers, and environmental advisors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Science
  • Land, People and Economies
  • Primary Industry Systems
  • Chemistry
  • Plant Science 
  • Soil Science 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • NCEA level 3 (i.e. a minimum of 60 credits at level 3 or above plus 20 credits at level 2 or above); and
  • A minimum of 14 credits at level 3 or higher in each of three approved subjects; and
  • Literacy – 5 reading credits and 5 writing credits at Level 2 or higher from standards on the NZQA list of university entrance literacy standards; and
  • Numeracy – 10 credits from standards on the NZQA list of numeracy standards

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17738 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4177 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4177 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • National students: 7300 NZD
  • International students: 31000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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