Agriculture studies refer to the cultivation of soil for the growing of plants, fungi and animals. These studies explore human and animal relations. Agriculture studies deal with agribusiness, agro-economics, agronomy, farming, animal husbandry, agronomy. Agronomy is related to plant-based agriculture.
Forestry is focused on ecology, preserving live nature including resources that can be affected by harmful human and non-human activities. Forestry studies include genetics, forest economics, zoology, botany, environmental protection, ecology, flora, fauna and ecosystems in forests.
Providing food and fibre for growing populations in Australia and worldwide in a challenging climatic environment demands graduates capable of understanding and integrating whole agricultural systems.
The Bachelor of Science (Specialisation) will provide you with a broad foundation in the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for a career in the biological, analytical and agricultural sciences in the first year of study. You will then have the opportunity to study advanced courses and specialise in either ecology and conservation biology, analytical and molecular science or agricultural and food science in the second and third years of study.
The Bachelor of Agribusiness prepares graduates for employment in agricultural businesses. From the farm level through to multinational companies, our graduates are able to contribute their high level problem solving and communication skills to ensure agribusinesses remain competitive and sustainable in the changing international environment.
This course is designed for those interested in our relationship with and management of animals in a rapidly changing world. The course has three specialist majors focusing on: 1) livestock production; 2) wildlife management; and 3) horses and dogs.
This double degree program examines the principles of and practices modern rural industries and their intersection with the legal system.
Sustainable international business, that’s what the study programme International Food & Agribusiness is all about. That means doing international business with respect for people and planet. Are you open-minded and interested in other cultures and the world around you? Are you motivated, creative, and have a knack for business? Then International Food & Agribusiness is the right study programme for you!
Horticulture & Business Management is your stepping stone into this dynamic, innovative and international business! It brings you all the knowledge and skills you need for a bright future in a wonderful green business. The curriculum is comprehensive with both technical and business subjects. You will discover the world of plants, including biology, cultivation techniques and refinement, and learn about the complete chain, from producer to consumer, with subjects that include business and farm economics, management, and marketing.
This degree produces graduates with skills in increasing demand in the rural sector. A practical orientated degree, students are provided with the tools necessary to understand the implications of land use and management change on agricultural productivity.
This course has the general aim of providing a formal academic qualification for people who wish to obtain training at the tertiary level in some area of agriculture, without the need to commit themselves to a full degree program.
Students with above average grades are encouraged to undertake a fourth year of advanced study in their specialised stream, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Agribusiness with Honours.
The curriculum is organized around studios which prepare the novice designer to deal progressively with larger and more complex interiors and greater technical detail.
WSU's online certificate in organic agriculture provides training in the agricultural sciences, including an understanding of complex agriculture and food systems. It equips students for professions ranging from starting a farm to food industry management.