Redefine your potential

Looking for a career with lasting impact? Agriculture’s focus on science and sustainability is how we will adapt to our changing climate, declining environmental health and increasing demand for safe food production to feed our growing populations.

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Bachelor of Agriculture sessions

Watch an overview session for the Bachelor of Agriculture and find out more about the course structure, majors, entry requirements and more; or take a virtual tour of Dookie campus

Where can agriculture take you?

Our graduates find work all along the value chain of agriculture and its supporting industries and agencies in Australia and around the world, such as business, banking and finance, animal production, agronomy, policy and international aid.

If you’re looking to specialise at the graduate level, you can go onto further study in agricultural sciences, food and packaging innovation, food science or veterinary medicine.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

These are the subjects (with minimum scores) you must have completed to be eligible for entry to this course. For most applicants this will be done by with the relevant Australian Year 12 subject.

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English/English Language/Literature or at least 30 in EAL, and at least 25 in Mathematical Methods (CAS) or Specialist Mathematics or at least 30 in Further Mathematics.

See all entry requirements for the Bachelor of Agriculture

72.00

Guaranteed ATAR 2021

70.00

Minimum ATAR 2021

70.25

Lowest selection rank 2020

65.50

Lowest ATAR selected 2020

Pathway to agriculture

The Diploma in General Studies (DiGS) gives you the opportunity to explore a range of fields and can be used as your pathway into the Bachelor of Agriculture. Build the skills to achieve at university while living in a close-knit and supportive community at our Dookie campus.

In 2020, 15 Destination Australia scholarship opportunities, valued at $15 000 each, were offered to students in the DiGS program, allowing them to study in regional areas such as the Goulburn Valley. If you enter the Bachelor of Agriculture via DiGS, you’ll receive credit towards most of your first-year subjects, meaning you could complete your degree in two years.

Diploma in General Studies

Explore our Dookie agricultural campus

A living laboratory, take a look at our Dookie campus where you'll benefit from a real-world research farm, a working winery, brewery, orchid, natural bush reserve and more.

Meet Bachelor of Agriculture student, Mehtaab Singh

Mehtaab describes his connection to agriculture as, "almost genetic." Both of his parents completed degrees at Punjab Agricultural University in India before moving to Australia. His mother went on to complete her PhD at Melbourne, where he is now studying the Bachelor of Agriculture.
Today, Mehtaab has not only explored the scientific processes of agriculture and sustainable land management, but the economics of agriculture and the challenges we face in the 21st century.
“I am really intrigued with how the global and national food supply will be able to keep up with the effects of climate change and a rising world population,” he says.

Read his story

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