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  • Sustainable Food SystemsAGRI20003


    The Australian food industry plays an important role in the Australian economy. The industry encompasses a number of segments from agricultural production, food processing and distribution through to retail sales. A key feature of the food industry is its diversity. The future of the industry wil...

  • Agricultural Trade and PolicyAGRI30044

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The focus of this subject is on applying economic analysis to agricultural trade and agricultural policy, and the affects of these policies on agriculture in Australia. The subject begins with applying principles of microeconomics to inform the analyses and formation of trade and policy choices, ...

  • Australia in the Wine WorldAGRI10039

    Offered:February, July, Semester 2Year:2019

    The content includes: Wine in society and human cultureEvolution of the grapevineViticulture and winemakingMain grape varieties of the world and their distributionBasic sciences of winemakingEuropean wine regions of France, Italy, Spain and PortugalThe history of the Australian wine industry, Au...

  • Vine to WineAGRI20027


    Vine to Wine begins with freshly harvested wine grapes. Students will then follow the journey through fermentation to wine in the bottle, gaining an understanding of the basic chemical and biological processes involved and the multitude of options to manipulate the process. N.B. This subject does...

  • Agribusiness Marketing & Value ChainsAGRI30040


    This subject is about applying principles of agricultural economics, agribusiness marketing and agribusiness value chain analysis to analysing and understanding the process of creating value in agricultural products, from the perspectives of individual firms in the value chain and of the whole va...

  • Resource Management EconomicsAGRI30043

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Formerly ECON30028 This subject is about principles of economics applied to analysing, understanding and solving problems and informing policy in natural resource and environmental management. Emphasis is on applying the techniques of benefit cost analysis to inform choices about public investme...

  • Animal Production SystemsAGRI10049

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the third of a suite of three first year subjects that are core to the Bachelor of Agriculture. (Agricultural Production Systems 1-3). These subjects introduce students to the major Australian agricultural production systems (plant and animal) and to the social and business princi...

  • Minor Research Project Part 2AGRI90081

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to AGRI90079 Minor Research Project Part 1

  • Research Methods For Life SciencesAGRI90075

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides students with an introduction to a number of statistical techniques which are frequently used in agriculture, science and business situations. Course content will be set within the context of practical problems. Technology will be used to support statistical calculations. I...

  • Financial Management for AgribusinessAGRI90013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Sound business decision-making in circumstances of incomplete information, risk and uncertainty, requires sound knowledge of the underlying financial situation of a firm. This subject is about understanding the key concepts of financial management enabling the manager to more effectively analyse ...

  • Plant SystemsAGRI10044

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to plant science with particular emphasis on crop and pasture species. Students will gain an understanding of plant growth and development to achieve desired levels of yield and quality. This subject considers how crop and pasture canopies grow by acquiring resour...

  • Industry ProjectAGRI30002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves the definition and development of an industry-related project, and develops skills in project management, problem solving and planning and reporting investigations. The topic involves or draws on a specific and defined industry issue, and may be developed in relation to a pe...

  • Major Research Project Part 1AGRI90080

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject allows students to conduct an original research project, under supervision to be approved by an academic project supervisor. The work will be equivalent to lecture and practical based subjects worth 50 points over two semesters. The content and extent of the project will be determined...

  • Major Research ProjectAGRI90072

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject enables students to conduct an original research topic under supervision, as approved by an academic project supervisor. The work commitment over one consecutive semester will be equivalent to lecture and practical based subjects worth 50 points. The content and extent of the project...

  • Microbiology in AgricultureAGRI20044

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly MIIM20004 This subject introduces students to the diverse world of microbiology and the roles that microorganisms play in all aspects of agriculture, including animal, plant and soil science. The basic structure and biology of microorganisms will be covered, with a focus on bacteria, vi...

  • Ecology and Grazing ManagementAGRI20036

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Pastures and grasslands comprise the dominant vegetation cover across the Australian continent. The way pastures and grasslands are managed is therefore central to the sustainable use of natural resources such as soil and water, as well as the economic development of the pasture-based livestock i...

  • Agricultural GeneticsAGRI10052

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The objective of this subject is to introduce students to the concepts of genetics and the effects of genetic variation and selection used to propagate valuable heritable trait combinations in crop plants and farm animals. Topics covered include - Historical background around (origin) genetics, ...

  • Soil Science and ManagementAGRI90066

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine the major current issues in the management of soils under various land uses in Australia. The dynamic nature of soils will be explored through study of the chemical, physical and biological processes in the soil environment, particularly those which impact directly on pl...

  • Agricultural EconomicsAGRI20042

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly ECON20012 Agricultural Economics is an introduction to applying principles of agricultural economics to understanding the roles and practices of agriculture in the economy and the behaviour of producers and consumers in the agribusiness and farm sectors. The content will include the ro...

  • Plant Production SystemsAGRI10048

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students will explore Australian plant production industries, including pastures, cereal crops, and annual and perennial horticulture. Topics will include appraisal of the plant production enterprises in Australia - their location, scale and their contribution to the national eco...