Bachelor of Agribusiness/Bachelor of Equine Science
The University of Queensland - Gatton&St Lucia

Course outline

Prepare for a business career in the global equine industry. Combine practical business skills with your interests in equine science. Focus on both the scientific and business knowledge to improve the health and welfare of leisure horses and equine athletes. Access specialist facilities at the Equine Precinct at Gatton including breeding and horse-handling facilities, day yards and stabling amenities. Study horse nutrition, breeding, exercise physiology, health and rehabilitation, welfare and behaviour. Develop your skills in marketing, finance and management. Take part in a range of practical field or work experiences. You will graduate with employment options in both the equine and agribusiness sectors. For more information, visit Bachelor of Agribusiness/Bachelor of Equine Science at UQ.

Note

The majority of courses are based at Gatton with some courses offered at St Lucia.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
77.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

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<5*

0

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<5*

Percentage of all students

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0.0%

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<5*

0.0%

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100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Agribusiness analyst, export trader, farm management consultant, farm operations manager, equine welfare officer, bloodstock agency representative, equine health marketing manager, animal nutrition and health specialist.

Course Code
766101
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$7700 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Primary industries and environment
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD