Course code: #S4A
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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.
Sustainable Agriculture Major
The goal of sustainable agriculture is to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs – and never has this been more important.
With a focuses on agricultural sustainability and animal production systems, at both a biophysical and landscape level, you will gain an understanding of the factors impacting our diverse agriculture industries and the practical and scientific skills to achieve sustainable practices.
This major includes the study of chemistry, spatial sciences, ecology, microbiology, farm business economics, pasture science, soil science and the animal sciences.
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.
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.
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,040|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,500|
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.
|General English 1||10 weeks|
IELTS 4 - No band < 3.5
|General English 2|
|General English 2||10 weeks|
IELTS 4.5 - No band < 4
|General English 3|
|General English 3||10 weeks|
IELTS 5 - No band < 4.5
TOFEL 40 - writing 12
PTE 35 - No band < 32
|EAP 1||10 weeks|
IELTS 5 - No band < 5
TOFEL 40 - writing 14
PTE 38 - No band < 35
|EAP 2||10 weeks|
IELTS 5.5 - No band < 5.5
TOFEL 46 - writing 18
PTE 46 - No band < 42
UTAS undergraduate &
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:
Course Specific Requirements
This major does not have any course specific requirements.
Middle School 70% overall for all graded subjects undertaken
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.
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