Undergraduate

Bachelor of Agribusiness

Address global food security challenges with an agribusiness degree at UWA

80
Minimum ATAR
3
Years Full-Time

Careers and further study

Bachelor of Agribusiness

Career opportunities

Graduates will thrive in:

  • Agriculture
  • Banking and finance
  • Commodity trading
  • Consultancy
  • Government/policy

Graduates may work as:

  • Commodity trade analyst
  • Business consultant
  • Policy analyst
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Production supervisor
  • Farm manager
  • Financial analyst
Bachelor of Agribusiness

Further Study

On completion of the Bachelor of Agribusiness, graduates have the opportunity for further study in:

  • Master of Agribusiness 
  • Master of Agricultural Economics
  • PhD in Agricultural Economics

Entry requirements

Admission requirements

To be considered for this course you need to: 

  • achieve the University’s minimum entry score
  • demonstrate English language competence
  • satisfy any prerequisites for your preferred majors (refer to individual major descriptions for prerequisite details)

View our admission requirements for specific information, depending on your education history.

Assured Pathway information

If you have a professional career in mind, take advantage of one of our Assured Pathways. An Assured Pathway gives you an assured place in one of our postgraduate professional courses (such as Law, Engineering or Medicine) from the start of your studies with us. The pathways combine a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, providing you with a clearer direction to your career of choice.

Admission entry to UWA 

We offer a number of other pathways for you to gain entry into our undergraduate degrees if you do not meet the standard admission requirements. Learn more about our admission entry pathways.

About the Bachelor of Agribusiness

The Bachelor of Agribusiness prepares you for employment in areas related to agriculture, including finance, marketing, policy formation, business management and rural development. Learn the business and economics skills needed to assume managerial and leadership roles. As part of the degree, take 12 core units with the opportunity to take electives to pursue your interests.

Bachelor of Agribusiness

Quick details

Degree specific majors
  • 2
STATUS
  • Available 2022
MINIMUM ATAR
  • 80
COURSE INTAKE
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
FULL TIME COMPLETION
  • 3 years full time
COURSE CODE
  • BP020
DEGREE TYPE
  • Specialised Bachelor's Degree
CAMPUS LOCATION
  • UWA (Crawley campus)

About the course

Agribusiness refers to the collective business activities involved in production, financing, processing, and marketing of food and fibre to sustain humanity. With the need to feed the growing world population, the agribusiness sector is emerging to be one of the most important and dynamic in terms of production, consumer spending and employment.

Undertaking the Agribusiness major will provide you with the opportunity to be part of this growing sector. You will learn about the management of businesses operating from the farm gate to consumer plates, applying business and economic principles to address the managerial challenges in the food systems and value chains.

Why study Agribusiness at UWA?

  1. UWA is ranked 1st in Australia for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2020)
  2. Gain the professional skills, knowledge and expertise that shape global agricultural production
  3. With continued world population growth, job opportunities associated with the science, economics and business of agriculture continue to expand
Student story

Ming Chua

Student story
Ming Chua

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.

West Australia
Ranked 1st in Australia and 16th in the world for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2021)

Fieldwork in Science

Students on a boat in Elizabeth Quay
Facility

Plant Growth Facility

The UWA Plant Growth Facility (PGF) provides a high-quality, functional and practical growing site for carrying out experiments under controlled conditions.

Facility