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Agriculture, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , | Online
Bachelor of Agriculture at University of New England degree produces graduates with skills in increasing demand in the rural sector. A practically orientated degree, students are provided with the tools necessary to understand the implications of land use and management change on agricultural productivity.

About

Once armed with the basic knowledge to understand agricultural systems, graduates are able to continue on to further study in specific areas of interest. This degree suits students who are more interested in management of agricultural landscapes in contrast to the scientific, agricultural systems focus of other agricultural based degree programs offered at UNE. The major completed will appear on the academic record and testamur.

Students have ready access to University farms located close to campus and to a research station at Warialda.

Graduates from Bachelor of Agriculture at University of New England degree are eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology.

Fully credited exchange programs of one trimester are in place with international universities.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this degree can expect employment in agricultural advisory fields in the public and private sector, management and consulting in the cropping and animal industries, agribusiness, primary production, landcare, soil conservation and natural resource management. This degree is a relevant degree for those wishing to become secondary school agriculture teachers.

Course Aims

The Bachelor of Agriculture degree seeks to produce graduates who have an excellent science base for the application of scientific knowledge to agricultural practice. Students will have developed an appreciation of the science contributing to the main components of the agricultural system as well as good knowledge of practical agriculture. The degree provides a basic scientific background to allow students to interpret and apply scientific principles to the management of agricultural systems, be they plant, soil or animal.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Up to 10 years Part-time
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resource Extension 
  • Identification and Adaptation of Agricultural Plants 
  • Agricultural Ecology and Crop Physiology 
  • Animal Production Systems and Products 
  • Biology 
  • Introduction to Breeding and Genetics 
  • Sustaining Our Rural Environment 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS Code 017603M

  • All domestic students apply through the link below
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  • International students apply direct to UNE through UNE International. This course is only available on campus.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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