36 months
39200 AUD/year
7033 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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In this Bachelor of Agriculture at La Trobe University you'll get a solid grounding in science fundamentals, including biology, chemistry and animal sciences, taught by our leading academics and industry experts. You'll also delve deeper into discipline-specific topics such as plant and soil science, animal nutrition, pest control, animal health and biochemistry.

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Key Features

Throughout your Bachelor of Agriculture degree from La Trobe University , you'll explore the issues that are set to dominate the future of agriculture, including unpredictable water supply, climate change, food security, environmental impacts of agriculture, and sustainable cropping and grazing systems. 

You'll get a true, practical understanding of these challenges through real-world case studies. And with access to Reid Labs and AgriBio, Victoria's largest agricultural science research centre, you'll be learning in a truly world-class environment.

Theory is good, but hands-on experience is even better. Your degree includes a range of practical learning opportunities and industry experiences, so you can see first-hand how your skills and knowledge apply in real-world settings. These experiences will give you the opportunity to begin building your network of industry contacts – something you'll be able to draw on throughout your career.

Your third and final year is all about applying the skills and knowledge you've learned in an agricultural context. Harness and hone all you've learned in La Trobe's laboratories and in-field work to prepare for your next step after graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Principles of Chemistry 
  • Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity 
  • Statistics for Life Sciences   
  • Animal, Plant and Microbial Life 
  • Academic Integrity Module 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 104803M 

Subject prerequisites 
  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39200 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    7033 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7033 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National - Commonwealth Supported Place

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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