114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
CRICOS course code: 088550J
Level of study: Undergraduate
The Bachelor of Agriculture will enable you to develop the cutting edge knowledge and skills required for employment in today’s technology-driven Agribusiness, Cropping and Livestock industries. You will benefit from a practical based training that provides the basis for the application of theory that will underpin the knowledge in new and innovative practices.
The agricultural industry is faced with new and emerging challenges creating a need for graduates who have practical experience, knowledge of cutting-edge technology and the leadership potential to help drive adoption of innovation at every stage of primary production. The Bachelor of Agriculture prepares you for the rigours of the ‘real’ world and ensures graduates are skilled to make a difference in the context of the emerging opportunities that a high tech agricultural industry provides.
The course delivers the right mix of skills-based training and research-led teaching to succeed in today’s agribusiness, livestock and cropping industries. Thanks to our partnership with local industry, such as Victoria’s Rural Industries Skills Training (RIST), you’ll benefit from project-based training on extensive crop, dairy, sheep, equine and beef production facilities. Graduates from RIST can apply for direct entry into the Bachelor of Agriculture.
You are required to complete 21 units including 15 core units and six units from two of the following minors.
Completion of the Bachelor of Agriculture will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in areas such as:
Employment opportunities exist within public and private sectors for example in management, consulting and research in cropping, agribusiness, horticulture, land care, sustainability and livestock management.
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Rockhampton North Campus554-700 Yaamba Road
A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent)
English language proficiency
An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or
Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.