Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours)

The University of Queensland

This program offers students a broad range of courses covering topics from economics, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, animal nutrition, land use and the environment, and agricultural development in Asia. During this four-year program students will gain an international experience through a 3-week placement in either Indonesia or Thailand where students will focus on the biophysical, economic and social aspects of small scale tropical production systems. In the final two years students will undertake an independent research project where they will extend their specialisation in either animal or plant science build a successful career in the agricultural industries in research and development, production, management or service industries such as rural finance through their studies in the Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours).

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At a glance

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

Subjects

  • Animal science
  • Plant science

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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