Course Description

Students with above average grades are encouraged to undertake a fourth year of advanced study in their specialised stream, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Agribusiness with Honours. This course is designed to allow well-qualified graduates to extend their studies in areas of agribusiness, either to improve their career prospects or to proceed to higher degree studies.

Examples include positions in rural lending and investment, farm products merchandising, rural politics, stockbroking, public accounting, small and medium enterprise management and government departments such as trade and industry. Honours graduates are also able to go on to complete higher degree research studies.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $10,952 total course cost.

Duration

1 year full time, 6 years part time

Starting dates

February, June

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Agriculture & Environmental Studies undergraduate courses at University of New England (UNE) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.4% (national average 76.3%)
Improved skills: 79.2% (national average 82.5%)
Overall satisfaction: 90.3% (national average 84.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of New England (UNE). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Agriculture & Environmental Studies undergraduate courses at University of New England (UNE) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.3% (national average 74.3%)
Studying full time: 10.9% (national average 8.0%)
Median full time salary: $71,000 (national average $75,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 050061F


Entry Requirements

A candidate shall have: (a) either fulfilled the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Agribusiness or the Bachelor of Business with a major in Agribusiness, or an equivalent AQF Level 7 award as determined by the school, and(b) completed units to the value of at least 36 credit points at 300 level in the discipline, and(c) passed units to the value of at least 36 credit points at 200 level or above with a GPA of 5 (Credit) or better in the discipline.

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