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What will I learn?

Demand for agribusiness professionals continues to grow. The Bachelor of Agribusiness at UNE provides you with the business skills and knowledge that prepares you for employment in the food and agribusiness industries from the farm level through to multinational companies. You will develop a high level of problem solving and communication skills to be able to address real issues facing agriculture and business within a changing global environment - issues such as food safety and security, climate change, sustainability and increasing globalisation and integration of agricultural and food networks.

There are six approved majors within this degree, which allow you to develop further expertise:

Accounting (includes units covering financial accounting, accounting information systems and auditing)

Finance (includes units covering financial management , markets and analysis)

Economics (includes units covering commodity markets, policy and natural resource economics)

Marketing and Management (includes units covering consumer behaviour, strategic marketing and marketing communications)

Rural Science (includes units covering crop, plant and animal management, production and sustainability)

Technology and Data Analytics (includes units covering precision agriculture, database management and operating systems, and data analysis)

Opportunities also exist to undertake practical work experience and to participate in overseas study tours and study exchange programs that value add to the degree.

Course Aims

The Bachelor of Agribusiness aims to produce professional graduates with the knowledge, skills and attributes necessary to participate in today's diverse and globally integrated agribusiness sectors. This degree provides students with a solid foundation in business and agricultural knowledge and qualifications that allow them to specialise in agribusiness careers or to develop careers in the general field of business.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

understand, explain and apply business and economic concepts to agricultural and agricultural related business issues;

demonstrate well-developed knowledge in one of the areas of Accounting, Economics, Marketing, Applied Finance, Rural Science, or Technology and Data Analytics;

with initiative and judgement apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to address real issues facing agriculture and businesses within a changing international environment;

be effective communicators of information, results or arguments to a range of audiences for a range of purposes and using a range of modes; and

be accountable for their own learning and work by being independent and self-directed learners; working effectively, responsibly and safely in an individual or team context; taking responsibility and accountability for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters; demonstrating knowledge of the regulatory frameworks relevant to agribusiness and personally practising ethical conduct.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

CRICOS

032710E

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,216.00 (15,35,147) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 February 2023

Venue

University of New England (UNE)

Armidale Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND,

New South Wales,

2351, COUNTRY NSW, Australia

Online/Distance (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,216.00 (15,35,147) per year
The given fee for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 October 2022, 27 February 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For direct admission into undergraduate courses offered by UNE you must have completed an educational qualification considered to be at least equivalent to completion of Year 12 in Australia. International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24. English language requirements: An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic overall score of at least 6.0, with no sub-band less than 5.5. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 213 in the computer-based test OR at least 79 in the internet-based test. You must receive a rating of no less than 22 in the written component. A Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50.

For international students

For direct admission into undergraduate courses offered by UNE you must have completed an educational qualification considered to be at least equivalent to completion of Year 12 in Australia. Entry requirements vary from country to country

Any two units of English.

Any two units of mathematics. For units in the economics, finance and quantitative areas, it is recommended that students have previously studied mathematics.

An IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5; or equivalent TOEFL score of at least 213 in the computer-based test; or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component; or a PTE Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50;

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of New England (UNE)

UNE is the only Australian public university awarded the maximum 5 stars for overall experience 15 years in a row (The Good Universities Guide 2021).

  • Based in Armidale & Sydney, New South Wales in Australia
  • International students from 70 different nationalities
  • The Armidale campus is spread over an area of 74 hectares
  • On campus student accommodation options in Armidale