Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Gain skills for future agricultural systems. This degree integrates the rapidly developing field of AgTech with key agricultural science subjects.
The learning experience
Study area - Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences
Find out more about where Agricultural, Environmental and Biological Sciences can take you.
Barry J Marshall Library
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Careers and further study
Graduates will thrive in:
- Agricultural consultant
- Agricultural scientist
- AgTech (digital agriculture) Specialist
Graduates may work as:
- Agricultural consultant
- AgTech professional
- Agricultural Scientist
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 informationIf 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.
- Available 2022
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- 3 years full time
- Specialised Bachelor's Degree
- UWA (Crawley campus)
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.
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?
- UWA is ranked 1st in Australia for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2020)
- 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
- 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
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.
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.
Shenton Park Field Station
Dedicated facility supporting plant and animal research