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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

While food and fibre production is a large component of the Australian agribusiness sector, getting that produce into the hands of consumers requires an extensive supply chain, including packaging, distribution, and related sectors such as finance, insurance and risk management, as well as governmental policy.

Agribusiness studies emphasises the business, process, and entrepreneurial side of the global agriculture enterprise. 

Your studies combine agriculture production with marketing, economics, management and distribution, providing multidisciplinary skills that will equip you to work in a variety of careers, from the family farm to multinational companies.

Our campuses have unparalleled access to Tasmania’s natural environment and thriving agricultural sector, enabling you to explore key questions about sustainable resource management and productive landscapes. 

Beyond our location, you will be learning from our dynamic team of researchers at the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, many of whom are internationally renowned and exporting best practices in sustainable agriculture from Tasmania to the world.

Career

The University of Tasmania collaborates closely with industry and organisations – both locally and internationally – to give you exciting, challenging opportunities to further your career and to contribute to the local and global community.

We have been closely entwined with the Tasmanian state government for many years through the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA), helping ensure best practice and cutting edge technology and production in all aspects of agribusiness.

This Applied Science (Agriculture and Business) from University of Tasmania will provide you with a solid foundation for career opportunities in agribusiness-related consulting and management in the public or private sector. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Resource Management
  • Food and Fibre Production in a Global Market
  • Lower Life Forms: Insects and Plant Diseases
  • Soil Formation, Function and Fertility
  • Agricultural Landscape Systems
  • Crop Protection
  • Insect Ecology and Behaviour

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 089192G

  • Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to the 12th year in Australia. Some courses also require the completion of pre-requisite subjects, such as Mathematics or Chemistry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37224 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 111669 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/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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