What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Agriculture will enable you to develop the cutting edge knowledge and skills required for employment in today is 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. You will complete an embedded Diploma in Agriculture in first year and continue to apply your knowledge and skills through the mandatory industry placements as part of the second and third year.
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 rigorous of the real i 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 is agribusiness, livestock and cropping industries and is the only degree of its kind in tropical Australia.
CQUniversity is the only university offering vocational education pathways into the agriculture diploma and bachelor courses thanks to our partnerships with the Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC) and Victoria is Rural Industries Skills Training (RIST). Through this partnership you ill benefit from project-based training on extensive crop, dairy, sheep, equine and beef production facilities. Graduates from QATC and RIST can apply for direct entry into the Bachelor of Agriculture.
The Bachelor of Agriculture has an embedded Diploma in Agriculture in the first year, allowing you to build your learning with a strong focus on competency. In the second year, you will build your core skills by developing your systematic thinking by learning about emerging agricultural innovation through an industry placement. You will select two out of three specializations, livestock, cropping or business, during the course. In your third year you will acquire information about agricultural practices and technology and develop advanced level technical and people-management skills. You will complete the course by producing a real world consulting project that will address a client driven whole-of-system problem.
You are required to complete 21 units including 15 core units and six units from your two chosen minors.
Completion of the Bachelor of Agriculture will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in areas such as:
Agribusiness support sectors such as banking, consultancy, marketing, trading and logistics
Government policy development
Land care coordination / management
Which department am I in? School of Business and Law
Other English Language Requirements accepted: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 154).
Students must have successful completion of the equivalent of an Australian Year 12.
Other English language requirements: IELTS Academic - 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based - Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic - Overall score of 50 with no score less than 42.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Academies Australasia
A$34,000.00 (US$ 26,595) per year
5 March 2018
Rockhampton City Campus Canning Street, ROCKHAMPTON, Queensland, 4700, ROCKHAMPTON, Australia