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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours - Crop Science and Plant Health

Course code: #S4A

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours - Crop Science and Plant Health

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $37,882 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    094552A

Highlights
Practical Experience

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Work placement

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 31-October-2021 2021-10-31
Winter-July 31-March-2022 2022-03-31
Fall-February 31-October-2022 2022-10-31
Winter-July 31-March-2023 2023-03-31

Overview

Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours - Crop Science and Plant Health

A degree in Agricultural Science is your opportunity to help change the world and be part of a profession where jobs are in demand.

Choose a future-focused degree that equips you to address some of the world’s biggest challenges and opportunities. 

Using science, technology and business skills, you’ll learn to tackle sustainability issues and build a career in a growing industry.

Crop Science and Plant Health Major

With a strong focus on crop production and protection, you’ll learn how to apply this knowledge to increase productivity and sustainability in diverse production settings. 

You’ll also study a broad range of topics including plant physiology, agronomy, horticultural science, entomology, plant pathology, chemistry, botany, microbiology and farm business economics.

Practical experience

Your learning experience goes beyond lectures, labs and tutorials. Field-based units can also give you the opportunity to participate in excursions to farms and businesses around the State.

Work placement

You will have the opportunity to work with leading organisations to get real-world experience, and network with potential employers while undertaking your studies. 

Students are encouraged to undertake 15 weeks of work experience, usually taken during vacation periods, providing valuable opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills on agricultural properties, in agribusiness and research-related activities, even in wilderness areas.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$45,382

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,040
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,500
Tuition 1 person $37,882

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

72
9
listening
19
writing
16
speaking
10
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

169
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If your goal is to study for an undergraduate or post-graduate degree at the University of Tasmania, UTAS can help you achieve this with its English for Academic purposes courses - EAP1 and EAP2.

Improve your academic English skills and meet the English entry requirement for your chosen degree with the UTAS Access-Direct Entry course.

Successful completion of this program at the relevant level satisfies the English requirement for University of Tasmania undergraduate and post-graduate studies.

You won't need an English test score to enter the University of Tasmania if you successfully complete this program.

ProgramDurationEntry RequirmentsPathway
General English 110 weeks

IELTS 4 - No band < 3.5

TOFEL 31

PTE 26

General English 2
General English 210 weeks

IELTS 4.5 - No band < 4

TOFEL 34

PTE 29

General English 3
General English 310 weeks

IELTS 5 - No band < 4.5

TOFEL 40 - writing 12

PTE 35 - No band < 32

EAP 1
EAP 110 weeks

IELTS 5 - No band < 5

TOFEL 40 - writing 14

PTE 38 - No band < 35

EAP 2

Foundation Studies

Advanced Diploma

EAP 210 weeks

IELTS 5.5 - No band < 5.5

TOFEL 46 - writing 18

PTE 46 - No band < 42

UTAS undergraduate &

postgraduate degrees


Academic background and requirement

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires completion of qualifications equivalent to Year 12 Australia.

You can also meet the General Entry Requirement for this course with the following qualifications or prior studies:

  • Completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate IV or above
  • Complete or incomplete (minimum 25 credit points) of previous tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher

Course Specific Requirements

This major does not have any course specific requirements.

China: 

Middle School   70% overall for all graded subjects undertaken

India: 

All India Senior School Certificate    65% overall for all subjects undertaken excluding work experience, physical and health education and general studies

Indian School Certificate (ISC)         65% overall for all graded subjects undertaken

Foundation Studies Program:

Foundation Studies programs are a direct academic pathway to first-year undergraduate degree study, or equivalent. 

The programs act as a bridging course for international students who wish to study a university undergraduate degree course but don’t yet meet academic requirements and/or have the English language skills for tertiary study.

Career opportunities

  • Crop Scientist
  • Crop production Planning Manager
  • Seed Production Operations Manager
  • Crop Manager
  • Crop Consultant
  • Farm Owner
  • Commercial Greenhouse Manager
  • Plant Health Scientist
  • Agriculturist
  • Entomologist
  • Scientific Officer in Plant Health
  • Horticulturist

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