Bachelor of Agriculture
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

This degree gives students practical, production-oriented specialist skills to understand the implications of land use and management change on agricultural productivity. The degree is ideal for students who are more interested in developing paddock-ready skills and knowledge for the management of agricultural landscapes than the scientific, agricultural systems focus of UNE’s Bachelor of Rural Science. The latest technology underpins all UNE agriculture courses. Specialise in , animal production or plant production, or take the general mixed farming stream. Our range of specialised minors is designed to give students options to broaden their scope and develop industry-ready skills. For external study, contact the UNE Future Students Team. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook.


Animal production; plant production; mixed farming.

Minors: Agricultural Sustainability, Agricultural Technology, Business, Climate Resilience, Cotton Production, Genetics, High Intensity Cropping, Livestock Production, Plant Production, Sheep and Wool

Other requirements

Students must complete 12 weeks of approved practical industry experience during university vacation periods.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Agricultural Science; Biology; Chemistry
Assumed knowledge

English; Mathematical Methods

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Agricultural advisory fields, management and consulting in the cropping and animal industries, agribusiness, intensive and extensive animal production, landcare, soil science and conservation, natural resource management.


Ag Institute Australia.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$9184 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Primary industries and environment
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

New England and North West NSW