Bachelor of Science – Plant Agricultural Science
University of Southern Queensland - External

Course outline

This course explores topics in plant physiology, agronomy, plant microbe interactions, soil science, genetics, and post-harvest technologies. Students learn about the impacts of agricultural practices on soil, water and other species to enable them to contribute to the sustainability of the broader agricultural environment. Graduates are aware of the pressures facing food producers in ensuring sufficient, safe and nutritious food for world populations and are prepared for future opportunities and challenges in the agricultural industry. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Science – Plant and Agricultural Science at USQ.

Note

This program has a highly recommended residential school.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Prerequisites

General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Mathematical Methods; Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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

95.50

74.60

66.00

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

95.50

74.60

66.00

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

N/P#

0

<5*

0

0

0

0

6

Percentage of all students

N/P#

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Agriculture and horticulture producer, agricultural scientist, agribusiness, research, teaching (with further study).

Course Code
906995
Start Date


Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD