This subject aims to prepare students for studying agriculture, horticulture, viticulture, wine science and agribusiness management at the University level. It is designed to provide a big picture understanding of agriculture and horticulture (within a national and international context) focussing on production, environmental, economic and social elements. Throughout this subject students will be supported to improve skills in information and computer literacy, critical thinking, professional writing, referencing,note-taking and study skills. This subject introduces the diversity of agricultural systems. Topics included are broadacre plant production, animal production, horticulture and viticulture as well as giving students an appreciation for agricultural management and agriproduct transformation. Another focus of this subject is to provide introductory training in meteorology and climatology to ensure students develop an appreciation for how climate influences agricultural and horticultural production in Australia.
School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: October 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.