Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences

La Trobe University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 077310E

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Overview

Feeding nine billion people by 2050 is going to need an agricultural revolution.

La Trobe’s Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences is not just a farming degree. The course combines science with economics to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing future generations, such as increasing food production and reducing environmental impact. You’ll apply your expertise to fields including finance, agribusiness, consulting, government and humanitarian initiatives.

Study subjects in plant science, land and soil management, animal physiology, animal psychology, pest control and groundwater sustainability. Benefit from a range of work placement opportunities and learn in our newly upgraded, state-of-the-art laboratories.

Career outcomes

As a graduate, you'll be well equipped to find work in rural and urban settings, meeting Australia's significant, unmet demand for professionals in this field. Career opportunities include agricultural scientist, consultant, retail agronomist, animal health officer, animal nutritionist, agricultural finance and investment officer, biosecurity officer and more.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences may apply for membership with Ag Institute Australia. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
39,200 Per Year 01 Mar 2021
19 Jul 2021
3 years Full time La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia
39,200 Per Year 01 Mar 2021
19 Jul 2021
3 years Full time Albury-Wodonga Campus
133 McKoy Street
Wodonga Victoria 3690
Australia

Entry criteria

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic: Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0

TOEFL iBT: Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing

PTE Academic: Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50

C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component

Address

La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia
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