Charles Sturt University
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4 years full time
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Farm Manager | Agricultural Researcher | Agronomist | Livestock/Animal Production Specialist | View all
Help develop innovative new technologies and processes that will shape the future of Australia's agricultural industry. This Bachelor of Agricultural Science from Charles Sturt University gives you a solid scientific foundation that will help you become part of the wave of innovation changing agricultural practices in Australia around the world.
Current developments in agriculture have opened up new opportunities in the industry. New markets, emerging technologies, sustainability, climate change and globalisation of trade have all contributed to the need for passionate individuals ready to take on the challenges presented by the high global demand for agricultural food and fibre.
The expertise you'll develop in this course let you apply for a wide variety of roles in the agricultural sector. You could find yourself working alongside farmers, pursuing opportunities in rural industries or consulting with government bodies. With high demand for qualified professionals with a strong grasp of agricultural science, there's never been a better time to pursue your career goals.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this agriculture course, subjects you may study include:
CSU offers a range of student support services, academic learning support and skills development for all its distance education students. Studying with CSU, you will have access to your online subjects, Student Services, the CSU Library, forums and your exam results through student.csu, a personalised online portal.
You will also have entry into CSU Interact, a scholarly environment that connects students and staff online. Each subject you’re enrolled in will have its own subject site housed within CSU Interact, giving you access to learning content, tools and subject forums.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from Charles Sturt University.
You'll be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology as a student and as a graduate, in addition to other professional associations, allowing you to forge connections that will help foster your future career in agriculture.
Wondering where a career in agriculture could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Charles Sturt University offers upfront payment for this course. Students who meet citizenship and residency requirements may be eligible for Government support, allowing you to defer part or all of your course fees.
Enquire now to find out more about your options.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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