36 months

Starting Date

February, July

Tuition Fee

AUD $33,200 per year





About the program

With a strong science foundation, our Bachelor of Horticulture offers you the platform for building your level of influence and value across the environment, landscape or production industries.

When it comes to how to study horticulture, this online course enables you to balance your study with work, family and lifestyle commitments. Study horticulture online and you’ll learn using a range of online resources and communication tools, as well as attending residential schools on campus for some subjects, and undertaking workplace learning in industry.

The Certificate IV or Diploma of Production Horticulture at Goulburn Ovens TAFE (GOTAFE) provides an admission pathway to our Bachelor of Horticulture. Graduates of these TAFE qualifications will receive credit towards their degree.

Charles Sturt University is the largest provider of agricultural, horticultural and wine science education supporting rural industries in Australia. Research is undertaken through key Charles Sturt University Research Centres, and staff have major involvement in national Cooperative Research Centres – linking universities, government bodies and industry organisations across Australia to focus on national sector-wide issues. Our industry links ensure courses remain relevant and topical, and that you graduate ready to an impact on your profession.

Career opportunities

Horticulture covers a wide range of industries and activities that are increasingly important to Australia and the world.

  • Influence industry evolution as a policy development officer or lobbyist.
  • Work at the cutting edge of the industry, developing, testing and implementing new technologies, techniques and tools.
  • Grow your family’s venture or lead teams across major regional producers.

Courses Included

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Food, Environment and Culture
  • Precision Agriculture and Data Handling
  • Agricultural Finance and Business Management
  • Plant Propagation
  • Flower Crop Management
  • Temperate Fruit and Nut Crop Management
  • Botany
  • Invertebrate Pest Management
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Soil Management

Interested? Get started today!