Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal) Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum
3 yrs, Maximum
Course Contact (faculty or school):
Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125 or Dr Peter Lane, Degree Coordinator, (03) 6226 7180
This on-campus, 3-year (minimum) full-time course is offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology and is available at Hobart. Subject to attendance and timetable requirements, part-time study is available.
Admission & Prerequisites
Minimum University entry requirements.
The course gives students an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills suited to the needs of a professional agriculturalist or horticulturalist. Emphasis is given to scientific technology, its application and the management of agricultural and horticultural enterprises.
The course is designed to meet an identified demand by employers for graduates qualified and skilled in the application of scientific technology in agricultural and horticultural industries.
Graduates are qualified for positions within agribusiness, private sector, service consultancy, agricultural development and enterprise management, forestry and related industries.
Articulation to/from Course
Candidates who have come from other recognised providers of agricultural or relevant science education may apply to the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology Office for appropriate credit transfer. As a general rule, a maximum of 100% credit would apply. Application must be made to Student Administration.
Graduates of the BAppSc(Agr) may progress to the Graduate Diploma of Agricultural Science or the Graduate Diploma of Agricultural Science with Honours, the latter of these potentially leading to Masters or PhD degrees.
Graduates from the course are eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (AIAST).