The University of Queensland

Agriculture & Environment

Australia Australia

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THE World Ranking: 69

UQ ranks globally 11th for environmental sciences and 17th for agriculture, according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

  • Nationally 1st in environmental science; 1st in agriculture
  • Boasts 1000-hectare commercial farm and horticultural fields
  • Offers students industry placement programs
  • Numerous study options to choose from
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Overview

Studying Agriculture at The University of Queensland (UQ) prepares students to go beyond traditional farming and to be in-demand in the food, fibre and farming industries. Modern agriculture combines scientific, technological, management, economic, environmental and social principles to sustainably feed the world.

More than ever, the need to enhance the understanding of fundamental environmental science is paramount to ensure the health of the planet and people. From the impact of climate change to managing natural resources and securing clean food and water, environmental scientists address global challenges.

Key facts:

  • There are 5 jobs for every agriculture graduate in Australia
  • 50% of agricultural positions in Australia are located in metropolitan areas
  • UQ is ranked 1st in Australia in agriculture (and 17th in the world)
  • UQ is ranked 1st in Australia in environmental sciences (and 11th in the world)

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English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.5

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

87

Undergraduate

87

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Key facts and figures at The University of Queensland

Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

134 International student nationalities at this university

4.76% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018-2019
Source: THE

69

OVERALL SCORE

66%

TEACHING

47.3%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

91.7%

INDUSTRY INCOME

70.3%

RESEARCH

57.4%

CITATIONS

86.5%
QS World University Rankings 2018-2019
Source: QS

48

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018
Source: ARWU

55

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

A$29,250

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$19,240

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$39,670

POSTGRADUATE

A$36,370

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

CRICOS

Provider code:00025B

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Anonymous, Singapore 4

Supportive Learning Environment

“I’ve always had a passion for marine life and felt this course with a major in marine science would help me better understand the issues threatening marine biodiversity. 

As a marine science major student, I chose this university for my bachelor degree as UQ is known for its exceptional research facil read full review

“I’ve always had a passion for marine life and felt this course with a major in marine science would help me better understand the issues threatening marine biodiversity. As a marine science major student, I chose this university for my bachelor degree as UQ is known for its exceptional research facilities and supportive advisors who can offer insights into various areas of interest in the science field. Furthermore, with research stations located on North Stradbroke Island and Heron Island near the Great Barrier Reef, students can visit a wide range of places to carry out research projects and to gain valuable skills and experiences.” show less

Anonymous, Malaysia 4

Brisbane - Warm and Friendly City

“UQ has had an excellent global reputation in the area of agriculture for a long time. The four year Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours) program is structured in a way that equips students with substantial knowledge in different disciplines of agricultural science. 

Brisbane is a really warm and read full review

“UQ has had an excellent global reputation in the area of agriculture for a long time. The four year Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours) program is structured in a way that equips students with substantial knowledge in different disciplines of agricultural science. Brisbane is a really warm and pleasant city with plenty of friendly and helpful people. As an agriculture student, I spent my first three years at the Gatton campus - a peaceful and stimulating place. Living in Gatton has provided me with many opportunities to explore, enjoy and appreciate the nature around campus (especially bird watching). Now I am in my final year at the main St Lucia campus. St Lucia offers me a very different study environment to Gatton; there are more students here and it is closer to the city. However, both campuses offer an excellent quality of teaching and facilities. Most of the lecturers and staff are very friendly and approachable. I also really enjoyed doing some of the genetics courses. If prospective students are interested in doing genetics related programs, UQ is definitely the place to be.” show less

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