Bachelor of Agriculture

University of New England UNE

This 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. 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.

Course Fee:


International: $84,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge is any two units of English and any two units of Mathematics; Recommended: Agriculture, Biology and/or Chemistry. The School offers introductory units in Chemistry and Mathematics for students without the recommended background knowledge

Structure:

144 credit points (equivalent to 24 standard units) including completion of core units; one major; and 12 weeks of approved practical industry experience during university vacation periods.

Subjects you can Study:

Animal production; General agricultural production; Plant production; Technology

Study Pathways:

Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue to a Bachelor of Science with Honours, in an area relevant to Animal Science and/or Agronomy.

Further information:

Students have ready access to numerous University farms located close to campus including the SMART Farms and Tullimba Research Feedlot. Fully credited exchange programs of one trimester are in place with international universities.

Recognition:

Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00003G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Armidale 72.55 Yes Online 6 years
Armidale 72.55 Yes Full time 3 years
Armidale 72.55 Yes Part time 6 years

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For over 60 years, UNE has been delivering flexible education to adults throughout Australia and the world. UNE has a well-earned reputation as one of Australia’s great teaching, training and research universities. Our focus is on your future, providing you with a personal and flexible approach to learning.

While UNE has a long history and strong tradition, our outlook is innovative and fresh. We’re at the forefront of online education, with over 20,000 students completing some or all of their studies online. UNE offers a diverse range of online courses, with the flexibility to begin studying in one of three teaching periods (trimesters).

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At UNE we work with you to help you achieve your goals by providing a flexible and open learning environment that fits with your lifestyle. Choose to study either full time, part time, on campus or online — when you want and how you want. No matter where you are, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art teaching and facilities to help you with your study.

UNE provides a number of alternative entry pathways to university, including UNE’s Pathways Enabling Course . The Pathways Enabling Course is a free online course designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge for university study, and receive credit towards your degree.

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Whether you want to immerse yourself in the college lifestyle throughout your degree, or for a short stay as part of your online study program, UNE has a range of stress-free and affordable accommodation solutions to suit your needs. As a resident, you will be conveniently located in the heart of UNE, close to classes, libraries, cafés and shops, SportUNE, and only minutes from the Armidale CBD. You will also have access to a diverse network and community, with plenty of academic and social support at your fingertips.

Many students studying on campus come via the UNE Early Entry program and can take advantage of a wide range of scholarship opportunities. Applications are submitted in September each year.

College accommodation

UNE’s residential accommodation currently consists of eight colleges and a village of self-contained units. Accommodation ranges from the more traditional college with meals included and shared bathroom facilities, to the more independent, self-contained flats at Wright Village and UNE’s new Wright College , which provides modern studio apartments complete with your own kitchen and bathroom facilities.

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