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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Horticulture

Course code: #M04

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Horticulture

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $35,600 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    106397D

Options
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

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

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 04-February-2022 2022-02-04
Winter-July 30-June-2022 2022-06-30
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-July 30-June-2023 2023-06-30

Overview

Bachelor of Science - Horticulture

Provides students with a thorough background in the key areas of horticulture with a strong emphasis on using laboratory and field experiences to consolidate theoretical knowledge and develop practical skills.

In addition to focussing on: 

improving plant propagation, growth, yields, nutritional value, quality of fruits, vegetables and flowers, and mitigating biotic and abiotic stresses, this major will also cover minimising losses in production and supply chain to ensure the provision of high-quality horticultural fresh produce. 

Students will engage with industry to provide a direct link between their university studies and professional practice.

Work Experience option

Students have the opportunity to seek a semester long Work Integrated Learning placement with an industry partner relevant to the Science and Mathematics discipline.

Attendance requirements

Students are required to complete a placement which is equivalent to one semester of full-time study, or approximately 450 hours. 

Whilst attendance is negotiated with the WIL host organisation, typically students will be expected to attend 5 days a week for 12 weeks.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$44,800

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,920
Accommodation 1 bed room $9,200
Tuition 1 person $35,600

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 (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Resume/Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

70
17
listening
17
writing
17
speaking
17
reading

PTE

52
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

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

The Academic English Program (AEP) is designed for students who plan to study at an Australian university or who are interested in developing academic reading, writing, listening and communication skills. 

It is taught in 10 week terms, with start dates approximately every five weeks.

It is designed to improve your English and study skills, enabling you to be successful in your diploma and PQP courses at ECC as well as under or postgraduate programs at ECU. 

No further English testing is required (except for Nursing and other higher English course requirements). Therefore, with a minimum of 65%, you are able to graduate to the next AEP level or your designated course.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their English language proficiency before they enter an ECC program.

English language proficiency can be determined by submitting evidence of Year 12 studies or IELTS Test scores, or Pearson English Test scores or equivalent as shown in the table below.

                                                                                             Undergraduate English package guide
Entry requirements (IELTS Score)Duration
IELTS 4.0AE 1 - 10 weeks
IELTS 4.5AE 2 - 10 weeks
IELTS 5.0AE 3 - 10 weeks
IELTS 5.5AE 4 - 10 weeks

Academic background and requirement

There is no formal prerequisite for this course.

China

National College Entrance Exam (Gao Kao) OR

Successful completion of one year of tertiary study           A minimum of 65.6% of the overall score

India:

Higher Secondary Certificate or equivalent   65%

Iran: 

High School Diploma and Pre-University Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe)  12/20

Career opportunities

  • Horticulturalist,
  • Horticultural Project Officer,
  • Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Operator,
  • Administration Officer,
  • Waterways Plant Operator,
  • Bush Regenerator,
  • Garden Maintenance Officer,
  • Nursery Officer,
  • Night Spray Operator,
  • Plant Technician,
  • Orchard Technician,
  • Retain Irrigation Salesperson,
  • Consultants,
  • Plant Care Worker,
  • Nursery Staffer,
  • Horticultural Technician,
  • Horticultural Inspector,
  • Plant Quarantine Officers,
  • Biosecurity Officers,
  • Government & Agency Inspection,
  • Nursery Manager,
  • Plant Line Supervisor,
  • Greenhouse Production Manager,
  • Production Manager

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