Shape the future of the production of food and fibre. Tackle issues like climate change, food security, sustainability and agricultural productivity with this program. You’ll study biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, animal nutrition, land use and the environment, agri-economics and international agricultural development. Learn from world-class researchers with strong industry connections. Access specialist agricultural facilities at UQ’s Gatton campus. You’ll gain valuable hands-on experience through industry placements, case studies and fieldwork. Develop your understanding of current and emerging trends in agricultural innovation and find a career in the global agriculture industry. 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. After completing your three years of undergraduate study, you may choose to undertake an additional year of independent research to graduate with Honours.
Agronomy; animal science; horticulture.
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Government departments, research institutions, agricultural service companies, seed companies, food producers and agricultural consultancies, production, post-harvest and marketing organisations, biosecurity and animal production enterprises.
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time