Course Description

How do we sustainably feed a world population that is increasing by around 200,000 people every day?

Agricultural Science helps solve some of the world's biggest problems and improve practices through the use of scientific research, knowledge and skills. With our unique environment and access to great facilities for education and research, Tasmania is the ideal location to hone your skills and give you the edge over other graduates.

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is ranked best in Australia* for agricultural research. Through TIA's collaborations with leading institutions in Tasmania, Australia, and worldwide, your education is at the cutting edge of agriculture and food systems concepts and ideas from around the world, including natural resource management, agricultural production, supply and value chain analyses, and policy development.

A Bachelor of Agricultural Science opens the door to a practical, interesting and diverse world of careers such as viticulturist, biosecurity manager, horticulturalist, policy advisor, rural journalist, food biologist or agronomist.

*Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 National Report

Tuition Fees

International Students: $33,950 per year full-time


4 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Agriculture & Environmental Studies undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 85.4% (national average 76.3%)
Improved skills: 87.8% (national average 82.5%)
Overall satisfaction: 78.0% (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 Tasmania. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Agriculture & Environmental Studies undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: (national average 74.3%)
Studying full time: 6.3% (national average 8.0%)
Median full time salary: (national average $75,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of Tasmania Code: 73M

Entry Requirements

If you're interested in studying the Bachelor of Agricultural Science, you'll need to meet the general entrance requirements of the University and any course-specific requirements.

School leavers

An ATAR score of 65 or higher and successful completion of the following prerequisite unit(s) at TQA3 level, or equivalent:

  • Chemistry (CHM415115)
  • General Mathematics (MTG315115)

Mature age students/non-school leavers

You will need to meet University General Entry Requirements through alternative qualifications or experience.

Guaranteed entry ATAR: 65