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Bachelor of Agricultural Science
The University of Queensland - Gatton

Course outline

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.

Note

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.

Majors

Agronomy; animal science; horticulture.

Admissions Criteria

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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
Agricultural Science or Biology
OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

5/92

9/82

12/75

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

5/92

9/82

11/77

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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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 OP/Rank

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

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

International students

All students

Number of students

13

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<5*

N/P#

0

<5*

<5*

25

Percentage of all students

52.0%

0.0%

<5*

N/P#

0.0%

<5*

<5*

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

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.

Course Code
762019
Start Date
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Primary
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD
 
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