Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours)

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This program offers students a broad range of courses covering topics from economics, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, animal nutrition, land use and the environment, and agricultural development in Asia. During this four-year program students will gain an international experience through a 3-week placement in either Indonesia or Thailand where students will focus on the biophysical, economic and social aspects of small scale tropical production systems. In the final two years students will undertake an independent research project where they will extend their specialisation in either animal or plant science build a successful career in the agricultural industries in research and development, production, management or service industries such as rural finance through their studies in the Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours).

Course Fee:

International: $180,374

Entry Requirements:

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English; either Chemistry or Mathematics B


64 units

Subjects you can Study:

Animal science; Plant science

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

Students complete courses at both the St Lucia (Brisbane) and Gatton campuses.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Related Careers:

Agricultural Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 4 years
Gatton No info Yes Part time 8 years
Gatton No info Yes Full time 4 years
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 8 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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