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  • Innovation Change & Knowledge TransferAGRI30011


    Students will use case studies in agricultural systems to explore how learning and practice change occur in natural resource management and agriculture. The subject will provide students with an understanding of how and why people take up knowledge and information and as well as the impediments t...

  • 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...

  • Australia in the Wine WorldAGRI20030

    Offered:February, July, SeptemberYear: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 France, Italy, Spain and PortugalWorld wine regionsMajor Australian wine regions...

  • 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...

  • Major Research Project Part 2AGRI90082

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to AGRI90080 Major Research Project Part 1 for further details

  • Communicating Agricultural SciencesAGRI90086

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly MULT90060 This subject provides students with advanced level written, verbal and visual skills needed to communicate with a wide audience. Students learn that agriculture is not only built on a firm scientific basis, but also has a strong social science element to it as well. Through a ...

  • Human Resource ManagementAGRI90089

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly NRMT90018 Managers in both small-medium enterprises and larger organisations require an understanding of the strategic and operational role of human resource management (HRM). It has long been recognised that the effective deployment and development of human resources constitutes one of...

  • Applied Crop Production and HorticultureAGRI20035

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Applied Crop Production and Management explores the science and technology of major Australian food crop production systems, to improve both yield and sustainability, with a particular focus on field crops, and annual and perennial horticulture crops. Topics covered will include the factors that ...

  • Business StrategyAGRI90088


    Formerly NRMT90019 Students will be exposed to the theory and practice of strategy and will examine the environment within which senior management execute strategic decisions. The subject explores strategy as a mechanism for identifying and realising opportunities for growth. It emphasises the n...

  • Agric.Science Research Project Part 1AGRI40017

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This honours research project in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences aims to develop a student's ability to design and undertake a substantial body of work, to find solutions to a particular problem, and to report on this in written and verbal form. Project definition is completed...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Managing MarketsAGRI90014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The objectives of this subject are to develop and extend the students understanding of marketing with particular reference to the agribusiness sector. Students will be introduced to the concept of marketing and the importance of building and managing strong customer relationships. Students will ...

  • Professional Practice for AgricultureAGRI30038

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides students with the opportunity to apply the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired during their Bachelor of Agriculture degree to analysis of large-scale challenges confronting agricultural industries. Students will develop the capacity to apply a 'systems thinking' app...

  • Soil ManagementAGRI30037

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    A knowledge of appropriate methods for management of our soils is vital for sustainable food production and environmental health. This subject will provide students with a thorough understanding of key soil chemical, physical and biological processes to enable practical solutions to soil manageme...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Agricultural ExtensionAGRI90093

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    A common and important role that agricultural scientists and agri-business service providers play is within agricultural research projects or initiatives of agricultural industries and government targeting changes in practice or adoption amongst the farming population or in particular rural commu...