Duration

3 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

48

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Agribusiness.

Entry requirements

OP/Rank 2014*

13/71

* OP/Rank for entry into a program may change for 2015 admissions.

QTAC Code(s)

766001 - B Agribusiness
766001 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme applies to this program

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English.

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 9550

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Closing Date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 5460 1276 or 1800 642 093 (Freecall)

Duration

3 Years full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

48

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Agribusiness.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 037367G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 34120

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Bachelor of Agribusiness?

The Bachelor of Agribusiness program is aimed at those wishing to establish a business career in the food and fibre industries. The program offers the ideal preparation for management positions with business, producing graduates who are consumer focussed, commercially aware, innovative, internationally orientated and technically competent.

The program will provide you with an appreciation of the business principles which drive food and fibre industries, both nationally and internationally. You will learn about marketing, finance and managing people and technology along the value chain that links producers with consumers. You will study business courses such as accounting, economics, marketing research and marketing in an agribusiness context. Through a wide range of elective courses you can further tailor your studies to your preferred career path.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Agribusiness.

Placement courses

30 working days of approved Industry Practice work experience in at least two positions in agribusiness before the end of the program (and prior to commencing AGRC3000)is required.

Dual degree programs for the Bachelor of Agribusiness

Honours

Honours is available as an additional year of study.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Rank 2014*
13/71

* OP/Rank for entry into a program may change for 2015 admissions.

QTAC Code(s)
766001 - B Agribusiness

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English.

Additional application information

The highlight of this program is the overseas marketing project you may undertake in your final year of study. You, together with a small group of your colleagues, will be engaged as a consultant by an agribusiness firm to undertake market research in an overseas country, usually in Asia. The project will provide you with a unique educational experience in a foreign country and is highly valued by potential employers. In recent years students have undertaken projects in China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Dubai and Singapore.

This program boasts an exceptional employment rate for graduates, with many being offered positions prior to graduation.

It is an expectation that students will have private access to a computer and the Internet.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English. View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 037367G

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 9550

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 34120

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Additional costs

  • Students undertaking the overseas marketing project will be expected to fund their own travel etc.

Fee rules

View the 2015 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Agribusiness

Careers

The UQ Agribusiness program is designed for students who aspire to be the business leaders and managers of the future. This program will equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills and self-confidence to assist in effective and successful management, within constantly changing and highly competitive environments. Our graduates establish careers in the private and public sector, both within Australia and internationally.

Agribusiness graduates find employment in a variety of fields including (but not limited to):

  • Exporting
  • Commodity Trading
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Banking, Finance and Insurance
  • Supply Chain Management/Value Chain Management
  • Government Agencies
  • Policy Development and Analysis within Agricultural and Regional Agencies
  • Agribusiness Management

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Agribusiness Association of Australia Limited

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Agribusiness

To complete the Bachelor of Agribusiness, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain a minimum of #48 comprising -

  • all courses set out in Part A
  • the balance from courses in Part B
Refer to BAgribus rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Agribusiness.

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Agribusiness