Agricultural Science and Technology (Double Major)
Careers and further study
This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career options.
- 'AgTech'/Digital Agriculture
- Precision Agriculture
- Agricultural Research
Master of Agricultural Science
Fees and scholarships
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The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.
Minimum entry requirements
This major requires a certain level of Mathematics. If you do not meet this level, you may be able to take additional Mathematics units in your first year to satisfy this requirement.
WACE prerequisite: Mathematics Methods ATAR and Chemistry ATAR
How to apply
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About the course
- Available 2021
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Albany (Regional campus)
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- 3 years (BSc), 4 years (BSc[Hons])
You'll learn to
- integrate agricultural knowledge with skills in geographic information systems (GIS), programming and data analysis to guide decision making for improved agricultural productivity
- be critical thinkers who are scientifically skilled and able to address global challenges such as climate change and increasing demand for food and fibre
- assess how climate, soils, plants, animals and farm management practices influence agricultural production
- evaluate how agricultural trade and commodity marketing can be applied to manage price risk
Our undergraduate degrees offer you a broad range of options allowing you to combine subjects in a way that matches your career goals and personal interests.
Why study this course
- Agricultural technology ('AgTech') is rapidly developing and there is a high demand for graduates in this area, especially those who are also skilled in agricultural science
- UWA aims to make a contribution to sustainable food production
- UWA is ranked 1st in Australia and 17th in the world for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2020)
Work Integrated Learning
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) helps bridge the gap between theory and practice by providing opportunities for students to gain hands-on, practical industry relevant experience and for employers to help shape the graduates of tomorrow.
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