University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Agricultural Engineering)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 079519E

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

As the only provider of Agricultural Engineering degrees in both Australia and New Zealand, USQ will provide you with the unique professional knowledge and skills to make an impact with USQ’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Agricultural). Study while you work, either externally or on-campus and have the flexibility to adapt your study to your life.

Why Agriculture?

With Toowoomba at the epicentre of the Darling Downs’ agriculture and farming industries; USQ will provide you with the advantage of industry knowledge and understanding to give you the expertise that will open up a range of challenging careers and experience to you. Linked to the world-class research centre in Agricultural Engineering, and with emphasis on modern and sustainable engineering concepts, you will develop the skills and knowledge to tackle complex agricultural problems and apply engineering solutions.

In your final year of the program you will put your knowledge to the test in your research project where you will prove your skills in a project suited to your interests. Previous students have produced projects in the area of the Performance Characteristics of Pressure Regulation Devices in Broad-acre Irrigation, among a wide variety of agricultural innovations.

Increase your field of study

You have an opportunity to increase your knowledge further and combine your major studies in Agriculture with a four-unit minor in Management, Mechanical Engineering or Climatology.

Professional accreditation

When you graduate with your Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), you will be eligible to apply for membership with Engineers Australia as a graduate Professional Engineer. With the experience you will gain from working in the field, you may apply for chartered status as a Professional Engineer. You will also have the opportunity to work overseas, with your accreditation recognised in those countries that are signatories to the Washington Accord.

Career outcomes

With a huge shortage in skilled Agricultural professionals, you have the potential to secure a position as an Engineering Technologist, Agricultural Scientist, Technical Officer or Sales and Support Consultant and work in a challenging, but influential area of the engineering world.

Other majors

Other majors for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours): Civil, Computer Systems, Electrical and Electronic, Environmental, Instrumentation, Control and Automation, Mechanical, Mechatronic and Power.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 35,280 Per Year
Start date: 12 July 2021
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 35,280 Per Year
Start date: 12 July 2021
Duration: 4 years or part-time equivalent
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia