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BSc Agricultural Science

Catalog id : 002153M
 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
3 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
15000 AUD
National
15000 AUD

Application fee

International 29 AUD
National 29 AUD
Department
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)79
TOEFL-PBT (min)577
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About this course

Agricultural science is the study of the science and management of biological systems for the sustainable production of food and fibre. Biology, chemistry, and mathematics and statistics underpin this major, with a choice of specialisations in Agricultural Science, Crop Science and Animal Production. You can choose to integrate this major with breadth studies in areas such as economics, business, social sciences and natural resource management.

Studies in agricultural science will prepare you for careers in the agricultural sector in areas such as:

Agribusiness
Research and development
Public and private extension agencies
Government and policy agencies
Private consulting companies.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Clearly-in Rank 2016 85.00 Guide only
    The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in 2016.
  • The Clearly-in Rank should be used as a guide for entry. It is not set in advance and may vary from year to year. The Clearly-in Rank is determined by the number of places available, the number of applicants listing the course as a preference and the academic achievement of those applicants.
    • Access Melbourne 2017 78.00 Guaranteed entry
    • Access Melbourne allows you to be considered below the Clearly-in Rank. Guaranteed entry is available to eligible students from a rural area or disadvantaged financial background.
  • Access Melbourne can help you gain a place in a course, even if your ATAR is below the Clearly-in Rank. Eligible students must apply through Access Melbourne and meet prerequisites.
  • Minimum ATAR 2017 85.00

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Course Modules

Year 1

semester 1:

  • chemistry 1
  • calculus 2
  • foundation of computing
  • elective

semester 2:

  • chemistry 2
  • linear algebra
  • foundation of computing
  • elective/science complimentary

Year 2

semester 1:

  • techniques in molecular science
  • probability for statics
  • elements of data processing
  • elective

semester 2:

  • biochemistry and molecular biology
  • statistics
  • algorithms and data structures
  • elective

Year 3

semester 1:

  • functional genomics & bioinformatics
  • advanced techniques in molecular science
  • knowledge technologies
  • elective/science elective

semester 2:

  • protein structure and function
  • cell signalling & neuro chemistry
  • declarative programming
  • elective

 

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How to Apply

Studying Year 12 in Australia
You should apply through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Full details about the VTAC application process can be found on the VTAC website. Through VTAC, you can list up to 12 course preferences. You should list courses in your order of preference with the course of greatest interest listed first. Be sure that your application is finalised by the VTAC due dates.

If you have previously applied to the University of Melbourne via VTAC but were not offered a place or were offered but never enrolled, you should apply as a new student.

If you're studying interstate, you can find more specific application information for your state in one of our application flyers: NSW/ACT QLD SA TAS WA


Current University of Melbourne international students
If you're an international student currently studying at the University of Melbourne and you wish to transfer to another University of Melbourne course, you must submit your transfer application via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Be sure that your application is finalised by theVTAC due dates.

All other international students
You can apply online using our e-application.

Please ensure your application is received by us before the relevant deadline. An application fee of AUD$100 applies. This fee is non-refundable.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to apply in person in your own country, we have a number of overseas representatives in a variety of countries. Search our list of overseas representatives to find one near you.

If you have accepted an offer from another institution in Australia, been granted a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) and want to transfer to the University of Melbourne within the first six months of study you will need a letter of release from that institution. Please see our International Student Transfer Policy for more details.

International Baccalaureate and US Advanced Placement students

You can choose to have your IB or AP results sent directly to the University as soon as they are released. Please make sure you advise us in your application if you have authorised the release of your results.

 

University of Melbourne AP institution code: 9015
University of Melbourne IB institution code: 002406

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