Bachelor of Agriculture
This course provides a solid foundation in science, the environment, animal production, cropping, soils and water. This empowers students with an integrated understanding of the environmental, economic and social aspects of food and fibre production. There are many exciting career opportunities for agricultural scientists. Production animal health: animal health officer, agricultural, farm consultant, animal/veterinary, pharmaceutical sales, animal welfare officer, feedlot manager, advisor, for animal feed companies, quality assurance, quarantine officer, extension officer and artificial breeding technicians. Soil and water conservation: forest officer, soil technician, research officer, environmentalist, salinity project officer and catchment manager. Biotechnology and genetics: biochemist, food and wine scientist, laboratory technician, research and development, sales and marketing, media, journalist, events officer. Agribusiness: rural finance, agribusiness consultant, farm advisor. Resource economics and international trade: commodity trader, economic advisor. Policy, aid and development: within state and federal government departments.