Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours (S4A)

Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


48 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Unlock your potential to make a global impact with an Agricultural Science with Honours degree from the University of Tasmania. Seize the opportunity to be a driving force in a profession where jobs are not just careers but a commitment to addressing the world’s pressing challenges and opportunities. Embrace a future-focused degree that empowers you to contribute meaningfully to the agricultural landscape.


Immerse yourself in cutting-edge education delivered by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA), a premier research and teaching institute at the University of Tasmania. Your learning journey is at the forefront of agriculture, shaped by the latest world-leading research and robust industry connections. The Agricultural Science with Honours degree offers two majors: Crop Science and Plant Health, and Sustainable Agriculture.

Admission Requirements

Joining the Agricultural Science with Honours program requires meeting certain criteria:

  • IELTS: 6, TOEFL iBT: 72.
  • Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania involves meeting qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.
  • Completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate IV or above.
  • Complete or incomplete (minimum 25 credit points) of previous tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher.

Courses include:

  • Food and Fibre Production in a Global Market
  • Sustainable Resource Management
  • Animal Production Systems
  • Crop Production
  • Agrifood Research Methods
  • Soil, Nutrients and Water
  • Industry Analysis and Adoption
  • Entomology and Plant Pathology

Invest in your academic journey with a course fee of $164,172 AUD for international students. The program offers unparalleled value, ensuring a comprehensive and enriching educational experience.

Future Career Outcomes

  • Explain the role, relevance, contemporary issues and major drivers of sustainable agricultural production and their value chains in society.
  • Guide multi-disciplinary decision-making through integrating knowledge and skills from the core sciences, business and agriculture.
  • Design and implement sustainable agricultural applications and solutions using scientific investigations, including quantitative and qualitative analyses, and critical evaluation of results.
  • Compile and communicate scientific results, information, and arguments using a variety of modes including a research thesis or a professional report to a range of audiences to expand the knowledge base and inform agricultural decision making.
  • Use ethical, responsible, respectful and safe work and project management practices while adhering to relevant regulatory, and professional frameworks.

Visa Requirements:

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