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University of Tasmania

  • 6,479 postgraduate students
  • 17% international / 83% domestic

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

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.

Key details

Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
73M
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Aug
ATAR
65

About this course

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

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.

You will also be required to meet the pre-requisites listed above via the completion of foundation units, or by demonstrating equivalent qualification or knowledge. Even if you don’t need to meet a prerequisite, foundation units are a great way to refresh your knowledge and give you the best preparation possible for staring your Bachelor level studies.

International Students

All international applicants will need to meet the International General Entrance Requirements.

For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided. The Bachelor of Agricultural Science requires an IELTS (Academic) of 6.0.

You will also need to meet any course specific requirements with recognised qualifications, or equivalent experience. More information is available at the International Future Students website.

Study locations

Hobart, TAS

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Agriculture & Environmental Studies courses at University of Tasmania.
80%
Overall satisfaction
80%
Skill scale
71.4%
Teaching scale
65.2%
Employed full-time