Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology - Agronomy




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Agronomy is the study of management in crops and pastures with a focus on sustainability and agricultural production. The world is agriculture industry faces many challenges in the future with climate change, a growing world population, new technologies and changing resource conditions. Our Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology majoring in Agronomy focuses on innovative solutions to current and future industry issues making this an exciting and ever-changing career path. We offer a flexible delivery program in this major with online self-directed learning, workshop events and virtual evening classes.
Learn to apply theory and practice within the agriculture industry and prepare for your career within the areas of:
Food production industries
Agribusiness and marketing
Quality assurance
Rural business management
Assessment Methods
Subjects are assessed in a variety of ways including exams, practical exercises, case studies, demonstrations and assignments.
Units of Study
AGR1AGR - Agronomy 1 , AGR1AST - Agricultural Systems and Technology , AGR1FCW - Food Production in a Changing World , AGR2AMN - Animal Management and Nutrition , AGR2FFT - Future Farming Technologies , AGR2IPM - Pestilence and Plague: Integrated Pest Management , AGR3AGR - Agronomy 2 , AGR3ENV - Environmental Management , AGR3IPM - Integrated Crop Management , AGR3ISS - Contemporary Issues and Leadership in Agriculture , AGR3MCT - Agriculture Marketing and Commodity Trading , AGR3RP1 - Applied Research Project 1 , AGR3RP2 - Applied Research Project 2 , BUS1RBM - Rural Business Management , SCI1AAP - Animal Anatomy and Physiology , SCI1LAL - Language and Logic , SCI1LS1 - Living Systems 1 , SCI1LS2 - Living Systems 2 , SCI2ECO - Ecological Systems , SCI2GPB - Applied Genomics and Plant Breeding , SCI2INP - Industry Placement , SCI2PLP - Plant Physiology , SCI2SED - Statistics and Experimental Design.
Pathways to further study
On successful completion you could consider going on to post graduate study, particularly a Masters degree in Agriculture
Career Pathways
As a graduate you could expect to gain employment in all aspects of the Agriculture/Agronomy industries.


Which department am I in? Department of Agriculture and Animal Studies

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have successful completion of studies equivalent to Australian Year 12 education as the minimum level of entry. English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.0 overall no individual band less than 5.5; TOEFL iBT: 60 overall, Writing: 21, Speaking: 18, Reading: 13, Listening: 12. Pearson Global Scale of English PTE Academic: 50 overall communicative skills: 42; Cambridge English Scale: Cambridge: First (FCE), Cambridge: Advanced (CAE), Cambridge: Proficiency (CPE): 169 overall individual bands: 162.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have the following:
Academic: Australian Year 12 or equivalent, to include mathematics, and one of either chemistry or biology, or satisfactory completion of a Diploma course in Agriculture (or equivalent), or mature age applicants (21 years of age or over) relevant industry experience defined as professional industry engagement for a minimum of two years and demonstrated capacity to undertake work at degree level. Supporting document to include a CV with at least 2 supporting written references
English: Pearson PTE Academic 50 overall with no individual communicative skill below 42, or recognized equivalency

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Melbourne Polytechnic offers below pathways courses for this subject Diploma of Horse Breeding (Stud Management)
Diploma of Agriculture

Full Time (3 years)

To be confirmed

19 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Epping Campus Cnr Cooper St and Dalton Rd, EPPING, Victoria, 3076, MELBOURNE, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (3 years)

To be confirmed

19 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Epping Campus Cnr Cooper St and Dalton Rd, EPPING, Victoria, 3076, MELBOURNE, Australia