Bachelor of Agribusiness / Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture

The University of Queensland

Sustainable food production has never been more important - with the world population ever increasing, the environmental pressures on our planet have never been greater. The dual four-year program allows students to combine practical business skills with interests in sustainable agriculture. Students will study the scientific and managerial principles required to help commercial farmers sustainably increase their output of food and fibre to feed and clothe the world with the least environmental and social impact. The Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture component of the dual provides students with the skills and knowledge to help industry tackle some of the big problems facing our planet. The Agribusiness component of the program will prepare students for business management positions in industries which demand graduates who are consumer focused, commercially aware, innovative, internationally orientated and technically competent. Students will learn about marketing, finance and managing people and technology along the agrifood value chain. Students will study business courses in accounting, economics, and market research in an agribusiness context.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Gatton
St Lucia
Institution CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Subjects

  • Agribusiness
  • Agronomy
  • Horticulture
  • Livestock and poultry science
  • Sustainable agriculture

Ranked in the top 51 universities in the world as measured by the QS World University Rankings*, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia's leading higher education institutions with:

  • more awards for teaching excellence than any other Australian university
  • exceptional program choice across a wide range of study areas at undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree levels
  • opportunities for students to gain practical experience and make valuable connections with prospective employers through internships and work placements
  • the chance for students to study part of their degree overseas at one of the university's many highly ranked partner institutions.

With campuses based in and around the city of Brisbane, you will enjoy a diverse community of more than 50,000 students, including over 12,600 international students from 140 different countries across the globe.

Just seven kilometres from Brisbane's city centre, UQ St Lucia - UQ's largest campus - is renowned as one of Australia's most attractive university campuses. UQ St Lucia's beautiful sandstone architecture, parklands and lakes encompass world-class teaching and research facilities, including Queensland's largest research library and fully equipped laboratories and lecture theatres.

UQ provides a comprehensive range of support services and orientation programs to help international students settle into Australia and enjoy the best possible study experience. These include:

  • in-country and online pre-departure sessions
  • airport pick-up for new international students
  • accommodation services
  • study skills workshops
  • free English language support
  • international student advisors
  • counselling
  • careers support
  • health and disability services
  • multi-faith chaplaincy service.

Student Services also coordinates Mates@UQ - a free program for all UQ students that encourages social and academic networks between Australian and international students at social events such as live music, barbecues, movies and dinners.

UQ students can benefit from a wide range of extracurricular activities during their studies, including access to more than 200 affiliated clubs and societies - from the Debating Society to the Yoga and Meditation Club - as well as sports and cultural facilities.

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