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2013 Bachelor of Agriculture with Honours(S4X)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 1 yrs, Maximum 2 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school): Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125 or Associate Professor Calum Wilson, (03) 6233 6841 or email


This course specifically aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills, competencies and awareness in preparation for employment in agricultural research organisations and businesses as well as for higher degree research.

The course provides an entry point to an Honours degree for students who have completed science-based degrees other than the BAgrSc, and particularly students who have completed the Bachelor of Agriculture degree.

Admission & Prerequisites

Entrants to the degree of Bachelor of Agriculture with Honours will have qualified for admission to the BAgr or an appropriate Bachelor degree in Science or equivalent at an approved tertiary institution. Candidates would normally be expected to obtain at least a credit average in their final year undergraduate units.

Candidature will be subject to appropriate supervision being available for the thesis topic approved by the School and subject to satisfying the prerequisites required for the chosen field of study.

Articulation to/from Course

The degree would be the normal articulation pathway for local students who have completed a BAgr degree at the University of Tasmania. The degree is also intended to facilitate articulation from science-based Bachelor degrees attained at other universities in Australasia.

The course can lead to Master's or PhD candidature.

Professional Recognition

Graduates would be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute for Agricultural Science and Technology.

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