Duration

36 months

Starting Date

February, July

Tuition Fee

On Campus: AUD $33,200 per year
Online: AUD $33,200

Location

Online, On Campus (Wagga Wagga, Australia)

CRICOS

0101014

About the program

Charles Sturt University’s Bachelor of Agriculture equips you with the knowledge, skills and experience to be an asset to any agricultural industry. The foundation you gain in science from this agriculture degree will allow you to build an understanding of the management and integration of agricultural issues.

Charles Sturt University has long been considered a world leader in agricultural education. Our dedicated teaching staff have strong research backgrounds and extensive industry experience.

Developed in collaboration with industry to ensure that you gain the most contemporary agricultural education, the degree combines current knowledge with the best available learning technology.

Study this agriculture degree online and during residential schools at the Wagga Wagga campus, you’ll build practical skills, forge connections with academic staff and fellow students, and benefit from our close relationships with industry.

You’ll have access to some of Australia’s best agricultural teaching and research facilities, including our commercial 1400-hectare university mixed farm. You’ll get hands-on with our computer facilities, precision agriculture technologies, the most sophisticated underground root growth laboratory (drainage lysimeter) in the Southern Hemisphere, our commercial sheep and cattle operations, and animal-handling facilities. Develop strong practical skills in our mixed farms and agricultural research institutions and modern laboratories and glasshouse. These skills will be underpinned by working closely with other agricultural organisations on campus as well as the Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute.

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Agriculture at Charles Sturt University empowers you to meet the global challenges the industry currently faces – and help feed the world through the use of modern, sustainable agricultural practices.

  • Forge a career path in a range of exciting agriculture roles, including agronomist, livestock production specialist, farm manager, agricultural merchandise representative, advisory and technical consultant, extension officer and researcher.
  • A massive shortage of skilled professionals exists in a range of positions, so your skills will be highly sought after.
  • Charles Sturt University also offers a range of popular postgraduate programs in agriculture.

Courses Included

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Biology in Agriculture
  • Food, Environment and Culture
  • Livestock Production Systems
  • Precision Agriculture and Data Handling
  • Managing Contemporary Farm Systems
  • Plant Production Systems
  • Soil Science
  • Fundamentals of Plant Protection

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