Bachelor of Agriculture

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

The Bachelor of Agriculture was developed to provide students the cutting edge knowledge and skills required for employment in today's technology driven agribusiness, cropping and livestock industries. Students will benefit from practical based training that provides the basis for the application of theory in new and innovative practices. The Diploma in Agriculture is embedded in the first year of this course allowing students to learn with a strong focus on competency. Students will continue to apply their knowledge and skills through mandatory industry placements during the second and third year. In the third year students will be expected to produce a real world consulting project that addresses a client driven whole-of-system problem.

Structure

21 units (144 credit points)

Subjects

  • Cropping
  • Livestock
  • Agricultural business

Standard entry requirements

  • QTAC: English (4, SA)
  • UAC: English (Standard, Band 2)
  • VTAC: Units 3 and 4: a study score of a least 25 in any English. English language requirements apply.

Study pathways

Graduates from Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) and Victoria's Rural Industries Skills Training (RIST) can apply for direct entry into the Bachelor of Agriculture.

Further information

CQUniversity is the only university offering vocational education pathways into the agriculture diploma and bachelor courses thanks to the university's partnerships with the Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) and Victoria's Rural Industries Skills Training (RIST). Through this partnership students will benefit from project-based training on extensive crop, dairy, sheep, equine and beef production facilities. There are units that will require mandatory residential school attendance. Recommended Study: Biology, Maths B. To find out more about CQUniversity's English language requirements visit www.cqu.edu.au/elp.

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