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

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.

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, Physics or Science In Practice.
Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

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

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Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

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OP/Rank including adjustment factors

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* “<5" – indicates less than 5 OP/Rank based offers were made

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

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Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

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

Course Code
906991
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Science
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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