What you can expect from undergraduate study in Agriculture
The ratings that appear on this site were published in the 2013 editions of the Good Universities Guides.
What you're in for
On average, how tough is it to get into Agriculture courses?
Very Easy|Easy|Average|Tough|Very Tough
Who does undergraduate courses in Agriculture?
|Number of students||5,052|
|Percent of students over 25 years||26%|
|Percent of students from non-English speaking backgrounds||12%|
|Number of international students||321|
|Percent studying part time||68%|
|Percent studying externally||40%|
|Coming direct from school||59%|
Average tuition fees for international students $78,950 per annum
Graduates views of the course experience
|Development of generic skills|
"Graduates of this field can work in policy and advice, in research, or in hands-on occupations ranging from quarantine officer, vineyard/farm manager and animal nutritionist to marketing officer, plant breeder and food processor. At university level, these small, specialised courses tend to attract enthusiasts who are generally satisfied with the teaching, the skills they gain and the overall experience. Employment prospects were slightly down in 2010 from the year before, with 25 per cent of graduates still seeking full-time employment several months after completing their studies. The average starting salary for graduates is $44,732."
What salary can I expect?
|Graduate starting salary||$44,555|
Will I get a job?
|Percentage of graduates looking for job who did not find full time work four months after graduation||20%|
Where graduates go when they do get jobs:
Will I need to go on to further study?
|How many graduates immediately go on to further study?||23%|
How difficult is it to get into undergraduate courses in Agriculture?
View entry toughness to non-combined courses.
Do institutions differ in how they teach Agriculture?
Yes. The following 34 campuses all provide Agriculture courses. Click on the campus name to find out more about the individual campuses. Click on the University name to see how their Agriculture courses rate and compare.
CRICOS Provider IDs: 00005F, 025973E, 01947G
CRICOS Provider IDs: 00219C (QLD), 01315F (NSW), 01624D (VIC)