Bachelor of Rural Science

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Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Why study the Bachelor of Rural Science at UNE?
Providing food and fibre for growing populations in Australia and worldwide in a challenging climatic environment demands graduates capable of understanding and integrating whole agricultural systems. This degree produces graduates with the scientific and communication skills and confidence to solve practical agricultural problems at farm, catchment and national level. Students who complete a research project in the fourth year will be considered for the award of Honours.
The degree may be awarded with Honours. The Honours level is based on grades achieved in the fourth year of the degree including RUSC490 which is completed in the final year. The BRurSc(Hons) graduates who achieve the appropriate level of Honours are eligible to apply to enrol for a research Master degree or the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology.
Fully credited exchange programs of one trimester are in place with international universities.
Course Aims
The Bachelor of Rural Science degree aims to produce graduates with the scientific and communication skills and confidence to solve practical agricultural problems at farm, catchment and national levels. These students should have the ability to apply their knowledge to a diverse range of agricultural and scientific endeavours and to 'problem solve' for resource use issues and technical aspects of food and fibre production. This degree provides a specialist/generalist agricultural training that equips students with the scientific background to solve agricultural and natural resource problems using a systems approach. Students who complete a research project in the fourth year will be considered for the award of Honours. The Bachelor of Rural Science with Honours degree aims to produce graduates with the skills listed above, as well as having knowledge of research principles and methods and the ability to plan and conduct an independent research project.
Career Opportunities
Graduates from this degree can expect to be sought by employers, before completion of their degree, for careers in the following areas: advisory, regulatory and research posts in all agricultural fields in both the private and public sectors, management and consulting in the crop and animal industries, agribusiness, banking and marketing, primary production, government policy, plant and animal breeding, land care and soil conservation.


Department

Which department am I in? School of Environmental and Rural Science


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Other English Language Requirements accepted: : TOEFL (Paper Based Test): TOEFL score of at least 213 in the computer-based test,or a PTE Academic: Minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50 or Completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at UNE ELC.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have completed an educational qualification considered equivalent to Year 12 in Australia.
English Language Requirements:
An IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5;
An equivalent TOEFL scores of at least 213 in the computer-based test;
At least 79 in the TOEFL internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component;
A PTE Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Viva College
Queensland Academy of Technology


Full Time (4 years)

A$28,000.00 (US$ 21,902) per year

5 March 2018, 9 July 2018, 4 March 2019

University of New England (UNE) Armidale Campus, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND, New South Wales, 2351, COUNTRY NSW, Australia


Online/Distance (Variable)

A$28,000.00 (US$ 21,902) per year

5 March 2018, 9 July 2018, 5 November 2018, 4 March 2019

University of New England (UNE) Armidale Campus, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND, New South Wales, 2351, COUNTRY NSW, Australia