Undergraduate

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Gain skills for future agricultural systems. This degree integrates the rapidly developing field of AgTech with key agricultural science subjects.

80
Minimum ATAR
3
Years Full-Time

Careers and further study

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Career opportunities

Graduates will thrive in:

  • Agricultural consultant
  • Agricultural scientist
  • AgTech (digital agriculture) Specialist
  • Farmer
  • Agribusiness

Graduates may work as:

  • Agricultural consultant
  • Researcher
  • AgTech professional
  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Farmer
 
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Further study

On completion of a Bachelor of Agricultural Science there is opportunity for further study with the Master of Agricultural Science or Master of Agriculture Economics, specialising in Agribusiness
Bachelor of Agricultural Science

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 Agricultural Science

The Bachelor of Agricultural Science prepares you for agricultural systems of the future, as it integrates the rapidly developing field of AgTech with key agricultural science subjects. You will develop skills in digital agriculture, agricultural economics, soil science, and crop and livestock production. You will learn to integrate agricultural systems with new digital technologies, for improved farm efficiency and productivity.

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Quick details

STATUS
  • Available 2022
MINIMUM ATAR
  • 80
COURSE INTAKE
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
FULL TIME COMPLETION
  • 3 years full time
COURSE CODE
  • BP019
DEGREE TYPE
  • Specialised Bachelor's Degree
CAMPUS LOCATION
  • UWA (Crawley campus)
Bachelor of Agricultural Science

About the course

The Bachelor of Agricultural Science prepares you to understand and influence future agricultural systems, through the integration of the rapidly developing field of AgTech with key agricultural science subjects. You will develop skills in digital agriculture, agricultural economics, soil science, and crop and livestock production, and learn to integrate agricultural systems with new digital technologies, for improved farm efficiency and productivity.

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

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.

Why study Agricultural Science at UWA?

  1. UWA is ranked 1st in Australia for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2020) 
  2.  By taking the Bachelor of Agricultural Science you’ll gain specialised advanced training in the field of agricultural science to set you on the path to your dream career
  3. The specific skills and knowledge developed and demonstrated by graduates are highly valued by employers and will make you highly competitive in the job market 
Student story

Ming Chua

Student story
Ming Chua

Fieldwork in Science

Students on a boat in Elizabeth Quay
West Australia
Ranked 1st in Australia and 16th in the world for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2021)
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.

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Remotely Piloted Aerial Sensing Platform

The Remotely Piloted Aerial Sensing Platform provides the latest in drone and sensing equipment to support UWA students and researchers.

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Shenton Park Field Station

Dedicated facility supporting plant and animal research

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