CV85 Bachelor of Agriculture

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure

Core Structure

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

To complete the Bachelor of Agriculture students must complete 8 compulsory core units, 8 compulsory discipline units, and 8 extension units.

Students who wish to qualify for a Major in Agribusiness must use the 8 extension units to complete 8 units in agribusiness listed for the Major.

Students who do not wish to major in agribusiness can choose two minors from a recommended range including Agribusiness, Environmental Monitoring, Food Chemistry and Nutrition, and others.

The Chemistry minor cannot be completed with the Food Chemistry and Nutrition minor, due to duplication of units.

The Environmental Monitoring and Management minor cannot be completed with the Sustainable Landscapes minor, due to duplication of units/unit scheduling.

Full time students may not be able to complete some minor combinations, due to unit scheduling. Please consult with the Course Advice Team regarding your choice of minors.

Core and Discipline Component of the Bachelor of Agriculture.

In addition to this Core and Discipline component students must complete either the requirements for the Major in Agribusiness or choose two from a suite of Minors.

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AGRI11008 Introduction to Agricultural Systems
BIOL11102 Life Science Laboratory
SCIE11023 Scientific Research Fundamentals
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AGRI11001 Soil and Irrigation Management
AGRI11002 Plant Science and Crop Production
AGRI11003 Livestock Production
AGRI11007 Plant and Livestock Breeding Strategies
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AGRI12013 Driving Productivity in Food Production Systems
AGRI12001 Animal Health and Welfare
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AGRI12005 Specialised Food Industries
AGRI12002 Weeds, Pests and Plant Diseases
Year 2 - Term 3
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BIOL12050 Professional Placement or Project
Year 3 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AGRI13001 Social Licence to Operate
Year 3 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AGRI13010 Agricultural Extension
AGRI13008 Agriculture Technology Transformation: The Future of Food and Fibre
AGRI13009 Resource Smart Food Production: More With Less

Agribusiness Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

MRKT11029 and MGMT13151 are also available over Term 3.

Minor in Agribusiness

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
MGMT19105 Quality Management

Chemistry Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Minor in Chemistry

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
CHEM11043 Atoms, Molecules and Matter
CHEM13080 Analytical Science
CHEM13081 Biomaterials: Environmental and Medical Applications
CHEM12077 Food Science & Analysis

Environmental Monitoring and Management Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Minor in Environmental Monitoring and Management

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENVR11011 Modern Environmental Issues
GEOG19021 Geographic Information Systems
EVST13015 Mining, Urban & Industrial Lands Rehabilitation
EVST19007 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Food Chemistry and Nutrition Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Minor in Food Chemistry and Nutrition

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
CHEM11043 Atoms, Molecules and Matter
NUTR12001 Human Nutrition
CHEM12077 Food Science & Analysis
CHEM11045 Chemical Investigation and Theory

Liberal Studies Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Select any four units, ensuring requisites are met. Students should also ensure that the Minor consists of at least one level 2 unit and at least two Level 3 units. Please consult the Course Advice Team when selecting units for the Liberal Studies minor.

Sustainable Landscapes Minor

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Minor in Sustainable Landscapes

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
GEOG19021 Geographic Information Systems
EVST19021 Sustainability Issues and Solutions
GEOG13013 Sustainable Regions and Cities

Complete one of the following units

Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
GEOG12021 Remote Sensing of Environment
GEOG12020 Australian Weather and Climate

Major in Agribusiness Unit Pack

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

To complete the Bachelor of Agriculture students must complete 8 compulsory core units, 8 compulsory discipline units, and 8 extension units. Students who wish to qualify for a Major in Agribusiness must use the 8 extension units to complete 8 units in agribusiness listed for the Major. Students who do not wish to major in agribusiness can choose 2 minors from a recommended range including Agribusiness, Environmental Monitoring, Food Chemistry and Nutrition, and others.

Major in Agribusiness

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
Year 3 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
Year 3 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MGMT19128 Strategy and Change
Year 3 - Term 3
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MGMT19105 Quality Management