Shape the future of the production of food and fibre. Apply scientific techniques that improve food security, environmental sustainability, and enhance human health. Study, apply and integrate the scientific, technological, managerial, economic and social principles of agriculture to improve livestock and cropping outcomes for small, medium and large-scale farming operations. Learn from world-class researchers with strong industry connections. Access specialist agricultural facilities at UQ’s Gatton campus. Gain valuable hands-on experience through industry placements, case studies and fieldwork. Develop an understanding of current and emerging trends in agricultural innovation. Combine this degree with a Bachelor of Agribusiness, and complete two degrees in four years (Bachelor of QTAC code: 766601). Further study is available in a research-based honours program. For more information, visit Bachelor of Agricultural Science at UQ.
All study during years 1 to 3 is completed at Gatton campus.
Agronomy; animal science; horticulture.
Students are exposed to animals and agricultural environments as part of their learning. Immunisation against Q fever is mandatory and students will be required to provide evidence of immunisation upon commencement of the program. Immunisation against tetanus is recommended.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.
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)
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Seed companies; food producers; agricultural consultancies; production; post-harvest and marketing organisations; biosecurity; animal production enterprises.
11 Jan 2024
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time