This course will equip students with the agriculture knowledge, critical thinking and problem solving skills required to play important professional roles in improving productivity and sustainability of modern agriculture. The course has an applied focus that will provide students with industry relevant training on a firm scientific basis. Students will profit from the University’s research excellence in agriculture and its focus on regional and industry engagement through the opportunities to learn from leading industry experts, interact with top researchers, hear from experienced practitioners and engagement activities such as summer research projects, conferences attendance, or international activities. This course prepares students for the rigours of the real world and ensures they have the skills to make a difference in the context of the emerging opportunities that a highly technical agricultural industry provides. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Agriculture.
For students studying online in other locations, compulsory residential schools will be conducted in Bundaberg and/or Rockhampton.
Students will have an opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge and practical skills attained in their degree course to the professional work environment by undertaking an industry placement or short research project for 120 hours. For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
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Agribusiness support sectors such as banking, consultancy, marketing, trading and logistics; agritech; government policy development; horticulture; landcare coordination / management; livestock; production enterprise.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time