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Applied Sciences and Basic Sciences
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

  • ID:UTAS610064
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to the 12th year in Australia. 

English Requirements

  • IELTS: 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5)

  • TOEFL (iBT): 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19)

  • PTE Academic:50 with no score lower than 42

  • UTAS Access-English:Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%)

  • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English): B Grade

  • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English): C Grade

  • Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher: C Grade

Course Information

Agricultural Science is a future-focused degree that equips graduates to address some of the world’s biggest challenges, and improve practices using scientific research knowledge and skills. Taught by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA), a specialist research and teaching institute at the University of Tasmania, your education is at the cutting-edge of agriculture, applying food systems concepts and ideas from around the world.

We offer a true science based agricultural education, delivered by academics who lead Australia and the world in agricultural research and development. This means you graduate with genuine evidence-based investigation and solution focused knowledge and skills that set you apart.

You will study topics that are locally relevant, and globally significant, including natural resource management, agricultural production, supply and value chain analysis, and policy development. Our strong connections to other research, development, extension and education institutions in Australia and around the world, provides unmatched opportunities for you to become globally connected and engage directly with industry.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

There is growing demand for skilled Agricultural Science graduates, and the skills and knowledge you graduate with can see you working all over the globe, in both government and private sectors, indoors, outdoors, in the lab and in the field. The degree gives you the opportunity to travel, work and provide innovative solutions to the problems facing agriculture.

Our University allows you to choose specialist studies that can focus your career or prepare you for various roles in this dynamic and global industry, including:


Sustainable farming relies on primary producers receiving the most up to date information possible to enable sustainable and profitable decisions. As an agronomist you would be actively working with industry to ensure Australia’s farming systems remain both economically and environmentally sustainable for future generations.

Agricultural Scientist

Sustainably feeding more people with fewer resources is the enormous challenge facing the world. A career in any area of the agricultural research sector, including soils, pest and disease management, plant and animal genetics, and much more, will place you on the front line of meeting this ongoing challenge.

Food Safety Consultant

It has been estimated that we waste approximately one third of the food we create. Much of this waste is from bacteria or inappropriate storage. A career in the food safety sector will provide you with the skills you need to reduce food waste and the impact of food pathogens.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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