Bachelor of Science - Plant Agricultural Science

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Delve into the science behind agricultural plant production with the Bachelor of Science (Plant Agricultural Science). Students will explore topics in plant physiology, agronomy, plant microbe interactions, soil science, genetics, and post-harvest technologies, all of which provide training and knowledge in a discipline that is critical to the health of the Australian economy. USQ is unique with its regional proximity to some of the most productive farming areas in the country and students will learn about the impacts of agricultural practices on soil, water and other species to enable them to contribute to the sustainability of the broader agricultural environment.


  • 24 units
  • 4 core
  • 8 major units and 12 electives


  • Plant agricultural science

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Have achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 15, tertiary entrance rank 66 or equivalent qualification
  • Mathematics A is assumed, Mathematics B is recommended as well as one of Biology, Science, Chemistry or Physics. All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Toowoomba Domestic: $79,680
International: $104,400
  • OP: 15/66
Yes No information available

Further information

If students do not have the recommended Mathematics B Level for entry then they will be required to undertake MAT1000 Mathematics Fundamentals as an elective.

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