Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management

includes:

Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management BAgricBusMgt

Availability

Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management (5428AB)

On Campus - Wagga Wagga
Online - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management

Full-time: 3 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR equivalent of 65 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
OR
A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification.
OR
50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
OR
A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
OR
Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
AND
STANDARD English Language Proficiency requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements.


 

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Standard CSU credit rules apply.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course Structure

The course consists of 22 core subjects and a restricted elective.

Core Subjects
AGB110 Agricultural Economics
AGB165 Agribusiness Systems
AGB310 Agricultural Marketing
AGB351 Commodity Trade and Pricing
AGB450 Agricultural Business Risk and Investment
AGR130 Biology in Agriculture
AGR202 Food, Environment and Culture
AGR220 Extension
AGR237 Property Planning and Development
AGR375 Agribusiness Planning
AGS100 Livestock Production Systems
AGS107 Precision Agriculture and Data Handling
AGS160 Plant Production Systems
AGS300 Livestock Management
AHT101 Professional Skills in Agriculture and Horticulture
AHT231 Agricultural Finance and Business Management
AHT274 Industry Practice
HRM210 Human Resource Management
IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
LAW110 Business Law
PSC104 Soil Science
PSC270 Annual Crop Production

Restricted Elective
Students can choose one 8 point of elective from the below list:

ACC240 Financial Management of Small Business
AGS405 Consultancy for Farm Systems
AGS422 Contemporary Issues in Agriculture
AHT404 Climate Change Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation
MGT307 Applied Entrepreneurial Projects
PSC221 Fundamentals of Plant Production
PSC415 Soil Management
SCI302 International Practical Experience 2

Other level 2 or above subjects with codes AGB, AGR, AGS, ASC, PSC, IRR, FIN, MGT or HRT may be allowed if appropriate rationale is provided and accepted by the Courses Director.

Enrolment Pattern

Full-time

Year 1
Session 1

AHT101 Professional Skills in Agriculture and Horticulture
AGB110 Agricultural Economics
AGB165 Agribusiness Systems
AGR130 Biology in Agriculture

Session 2
AGS160 Plant Production Systems
AGS100 Livestock Production Systems
PSC104 Soil Science
LAW110 Business Law

Session 3
IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities*

Year 2
Session 1

AGS107 Precision Agriculture
AHT231 Agricultural Finance and Business Management
AGR237 Property Planning and Development
AGB310 Agricultural Marketing

Session 2
HRM210 Human Resource Management
AGR202 Food, Environment and Culture
PSC270 Annual Crop Production
AGB351 Commodity Trade and Pricing

Year 3
Session 1

AHT274 Industry Practice
AGB450 Agricultural Business Risk and Investment
AGR375 Agribusiness Planning (Commenced) (16 points)

Session 2
AGR220 Extension
AGS300 Livestock Management
AGR375 Agribusiness Planning (Completed) (16 points)
MGT307 Applied Entrepreneurial Project OR Restricted Elective

* Students should undertake IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities PRIOR to undertaking AGR202 Food, Environment and Culture.



Part-time

Year 1
Session 1

AHT101 Professional Skills in Agriculture and Horticulture
AGR130 Biology in Agriculture

Session 2
AGS100 Livestock Production Systems
AGS160 Plant Production Systems

Session 3
IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities*

Year 2
Session 1

AGB110 Agricultural Economics
AGB165 Agribusiness Systems

Session 2
LAW110 Business Law
PSC104 Soil Science

Year 3
Session 1

AGS107 Precision Agriculture
AHT231 Agricultural Finance and Business Management

Session 2
PSC270 Annual Crop Production
HRM210 Human Resource Management

Year 4
Session 1

AGR237 Property Planning and Development
AGB310 Agricultural Marketing

Session 2
AGR202 Food, Environment and Culture
AGB351 Commodity Trade and Pricing

Year 5
Session 1

AHT274 Industry Practice
AGB450 Agricultural Business Risk and Investment

Session 2
AGR220 Extension
AGS300 Livestock Management

Year 6
Session 1

AGR375 Agribusiness Planning (Commenced) (16 points)

Session 2
AGR375 Agribusiness Planning (Completed) (16 points)
MGT307 Applied Entrepreneurial Project OR Restricted Elective

* Students should undertake IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities PRIOR to undertaking AGR202 Food, Environment and Culture.

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

AHT274 Industry Practice
PSC221 Fundamentals of Plant Protection

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

AGR130 Biology in Agriculture
AGR375 Agribusiness Planning
AGS160 Plant Production Systems
AGS405 Consultancy for Farming Systems
PSC104 Soil Science
PSC221 Fundamentals of Plant Protection
PSC270 Annual Crop Management
PSC360 Pastures and Rangelands
PSC415 Soil Management

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

Students are eligible for Ag Institute Undergraduate Student membership to the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology.

Graduated students are eligible membership to the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology as 1st year Graduate Member, then 2nd Year Graduate Member and subsequently as a Full Member.

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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