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What will I learn?

Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Business combined program offers graduates the opportunity to pursue careers in agriculture and business related areas. Students can achieve disciplinary depth as well as the breadth of learning expected in agriculture and business degrees.

This combined program provides the opportunity to study in areas such as animal production systems and products, crop and pasture management, animal health and welfare, feedlot management, cotton crop protection, grains crop protection, poultry and sheep production, business information technology, micro and macroeconomics, economic perspectives of environment and food, farm and resource management, agribusiness marketing, commodity markets and banking and finance.

Students can choose from four majors: Accounting; Agribusiness; Marketing; and International Business. The Accounting major enables students to receive Professional Body Entry into CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), or the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Career Opportunities

Graduates will have a wide range of career options from which to choose in areas such as rural borrowing and lending; merchandising of farm inputs; merchandising of farm outputs; accounting; marketing; management and consulting positions; the crop, horticultural and animal industries; rural politics and advocacy; property management.

Course Aims

The Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Business combined degree aims to produce professional graduates with skills in practical agriculture, accounting, agribusiness, marketing, management and international business. These students should have the ability to apply their knowledge to a diverse range of agricultural and business endeavours and to 'problem solve' business and technical aspects of farm and resource management. This degree provides a specialist/generalist agricultural and business training that equips students with the background to solve agricultural resource problems from a business and economic perspective.

Learning Outcomes

demonstrate a coherent understanding of agriculture by articulating the methods of agriculture and explaining why current agricultural knowledge is both contestable and testable by further inquiry and by explaining the role and relevance of agriculture in society;

exhibit depth and breadth of agricultural knowledge by demonstrating well-developed knowledge in at least one disciplinary area and by demonstrating knowledge in at least one other disciplinary area;

critically analyse and solve agricultural problems by gathering, synthesising and critically evaluating information from a range of sources, designing and planning an investigation, selecting and applying practical and/or theoretical techniques or tools in order to conduct an investigation and collecting, accurately recording, interpreting and drawing conclusions from data;

be effective communicators of agriculture by communicating agricultural results, information or arguments, to a range of audiences, for a range of purposes and using a variety of modes;

Bachelor of Business component: Accounting, Agribusiness, Business Analytics, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing.

Majors

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Marketing
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Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

CRICOS

061313M

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$31,600.00 (US$ 23,474) per year

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

Start date

28 February 2022, 27 June 2022

Venue

University of New England (UNE)

Armidale Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND,

New South Wales,

2351, COUNTRY NSW, Australia

Online/Distance (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$31,600.00 (US$ 23,474) 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

28 February 2022, 27 June 2022

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. Enhanced ACT Assessment - Complete ACT with minimum composite 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.

Assumed knowledge is any two units of English, Mathematics.

Recommended studies are Biology and/or Chemistry.

For students without the recommended background knowledge, the School offers introductory units in Chemistry and 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