Bachelor of Agribusiness

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

This program provides students with the business skills and knowledge that prepares them for employment in the food and agribusiness industries from the farm level through to multinational companies. Students will develop a high level of problem solving and communication skills to be able to address real issues facing agriculture and business within a changing global environment - issues such as food safety and security, climate change, sustainability and increasing globalisation and integration of agricultural and food networks. There are six approved majors within this degree, which allow students to develop further expertise: Accounting (includes units covering financial accounting, accounting information systems and auditing); Finance (includes units covering financial management, markets and analysis); Economics (includes units covering commodity markets, policy and natural resource economics); Marketing and Management (includes units covering consumer behaviour, strategic marketing and marketing communications); Rural Science (includes units covering crop, plant and animal management, production and sustainability); Techonology and Data Analytics (includes precision agriculture, database management and operating systems and data analysis). Opportunities also exist to undertake practical work experience and to participate in overseas study tours and study exchange programs that value add to the degree.

Structure

144 credit points (equivalent to 24 standard units) including one Approved Major and core units. Students must complete up to 8 weeks of professional experience with approved agribusiness institutions. A minimum of 2 weeks and a maximum of 6 weeks may be undertaken in any one organisation or district. Students admitted through an articulation program follow a modified program of study.

Subjects

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Marketing and management
  • Rural science

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Or admission through an articulation program. Assumed knowledge: any 2 units of English. Recommended study: Mathematics.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue to an honours year. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
UNE Armidale (main campus)
  • ATAR: 68
    OP: 13/0
Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Full-time : 3 years

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