Bachelor of Agriculture
CQUniversity - Rockhampton

Course outline

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.

Note

For students studying online in other locations, some units require attendance at compulsory residential schools, which are usually conducted in Rockhampton.

Majors

Agronomy; AgTech; Livestock.

Other requirements

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.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Biology (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).
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

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

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

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

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Agribusiness support sectors such as banking, consultancy, marketing, trading and logistics, agritech, government policy development, horticulture, landcare coordination / management, livestock, or production enterprise.

Course Code
859632
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$7051 (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

Location
Rockhampton & surrounds