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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Business

Course code: #BAGBUS

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Business

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $31,600 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PSW

    4 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    061313M

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 17-February-2023 2023-02-17
Winter-June 16-June-2023 2023-06-16
Spring-October 13-October-2023 2023-10-13
Spring-October 13-October-2022 2022-10-13

Overview

Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Business

this course has a strong foundation in teaching and research in agricultural production and business systems. 

Studying agriculture and business-based course at the University of New England offers you the opportunity to:

  • Gain formal practical experience in agricultural enterprises and apply coursework theory to workplace situations during your studies to improve your employability as a graduate.
  • Access the latest agricultural techniques and technology at innovative SMART Farms. With either property covering 3,655 hectares, including farms within minutes of campus and a commercial scale feedlot, the UNE SMART Farms are diverse and valuable teaching and research resources you will utilise during your course. The farms support a range of disciplines, including grazing and intensive livestock, cropping, pastures, poultry, genetics and precision agriculture.
  • Contribute to SMART Region Incubator, which is run by the Business School and provides a supportive community for regional start-ups. As a student, you can be part of this lively entrepreneurial network.
  • Learn hands-on through world-class facilities, including state-of-the-art glasshouses and animal housing and handling facilities, to learn skills and techniques you will use throughout your work.

Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Business is the only combined course of its kind in Australia. 

You will gain the depth of fundamental knowledge and skill to succeed in business within the agricultural industry. 

You will have opportunities to:

  • Study core units in various areas, including animal production, agronomy, economics, marketing, resource management, soil science and sustainable agricultural systems.
  • Undertake a business major in either accounting, agribusiness, international business or marketing. Completing the Accounting major will qualify you for admission to the major professional accounting bodies (CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants ANZ and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)).
  • Specialise in an area of agriculture of your choice by selecting one of six minors (if you major in agribusiness, international business or marketing). Minors include livestock production, plant production, genetics, cotton, sheep and wool and general agricultural production.
  • Learn from leading national and international industry researchers and teachers.
  • Network with business mentors and industry partners via SMART Regional Incubator.
  • Study flexibly. On-campus classes allow you to interact and engage face-to-face with your peers and academic staff and gain essential practical skills. If you choose to study online, some units in the agriculture component include mandatory intensive schools on campus.
  • Complete your course in four years full-time or up to 10 years part-time.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$38,800

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $4,752
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,200
Tuition 1 person $31,600

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • proof of completion
  • photo page from a passport or another birth record
  • evidence of English language proficiency
  • any other documentation requested in the online form

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

79
-
listening
22
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

57
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

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

If you want to improve your English skills before you start studying for your degree, offer an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course here. 

You will have a direct pathway to a degree course at UNE upon completing this course. 

Candidates must meet the following entry requirements:

  • completion of secondary school
  • have completed some English studies at secondary school
  • be of university entrance age (17 years or above)
ModuleIELTS Grade
EAP Module 1IELTS 4.5 with no sub-band less than 4.0 or equivalent.
EAP Module 2IELTS 5.0 with no sub-band less than 4.5 or equivalent.
EAP Module 3IELTS 5.5 with no sub-band less than 5.0 or equivalent.
EAP Module 4IELTS 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5 or equivalent.
EAP Module 5IELTS 6.5 with no sub-band less than 6.0 or equivalent.

Academic background and requirement

Assumed Knowledge

Any two units of English, Mathematics.

Recommended Studies

Agriculture, Biology and/or Chemistry.

The School offers introductory units in Chemistry and Mathematics for students without the recommended background knowledge.

Career opportunities

  • Agribusiness Owner/Manager
  • Agriculture Operations Specialist
  • Agronomy Salesperson
  • Business Manager
  • Claims Processor
  • Compliance Analyst
  • Farmer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Grain Manager/Superintendent
  • Loan Officer
  • Marketer
  • Plantation Manager
  • Ranch Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Salesperson

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