Bachelor of Business - Agribusiness

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Demand for agribusiness professionals is growing in today's diverse and globally integrated agribusiness sectors, from farm to multinational companies. This course offers the opportunity to complete a major in agribusiness alongside a disciplinary major in management and marketing or accounting. Providing a solid understanding of business, economic and financial concepts for agricultural and associated businesses to enable students to address the real issues facing agriculture and business within a changing international environment. A feature of the course is a series of three agribusiness subjects each delivered at different regional campuses, with unique insights into different agribusinesses in different regions of Victoria. The course has a work integrated learning subject which will provide the opportunity to complete an agribusiness industry based work placement, where you will apply and demonstrate the skills you have acquired through the course. In effect the course takes you on a state wide tour of regional Victoria agribusinesses industries and communities, where they meet, talk and work with local agribusiness and community leaders. You'll graduate in high demand from industry businesses and government agencies: in agribusiness management, sales and marketing, export, commodity trading, supply chain, manufacturing and other diverse roles.

Structure

Students must complete 360 credit points (24 subjects), with no more than 150 credit points at first-year level and at least 120 credit points at third-year level. Students must also complete an agribusiness work placement subject.

Subjects

  • Agribusiness
  • Management and Marketing
  • Accounting

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL. Applicants with comparable qualifications will be considered. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Recognition

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) may apply for membership with the Agribusiness Association of Australia. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne International: $99,600
  • ATAR: 58
No No information available
Albury-Wodonga International: $99,600
  • ATAR: 51
No No information available
Bendigo International: $99,600
  • ATAR: 57
No No information available
Shepparton International: $99,600
  • ATAR: 51
No No information available
Mildura International: $99,600
  • ATAR: 51
No No information available

Further information

One of the Life Science subjects will be delivered face-to-face at each regional campus. Three others will be delivered at a single regional campus each in blended block mode. The remaining subjects are either WIL or online subjects. A core requirement of the course is to complete an agribusiness work placement subject.

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