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  • Enterprise ManagementAGRI20040

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will be integrated with and support the other Semester 2 Subjects offered at the Dookie Campus. This subject will build on students’ knowledge of production systems gained in first year and develop their ability to make management decisions relating to a variety of enterprises.

  • Managing RiskAGRI90016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Managing risk is fundamental to agribusiness management. The art of managing risk is balancing the consequences of loss and the rewards of profit. In practical business management - farmers, merchants, and end-users in a food/fibre supply chains are exposed to volatility, particularly supply and...

  • Internship for Agricultural SciencesAGRI90078

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves completion of an 200 hours of work placement, integrating academic learning, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placement is supplemented by pre- and post-placement classes designed to in...

  • Farm Management EconomicsAGRI30033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is for students of agricultural science and agricultural economics to understand the principles of management economics applied to the operation of agricultural business; to understand decision analysis under risk and uncertainty; to be able to model and analyse agricultur...

  • Industry InternshipAGRI90076

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves completion of a minimum 80 hours work placement integrating academic learning, employability skills and attributes, and an improved knowledge of organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placement is supplemented by pre- and post-placement classes designed to...

  • Foundations of Agricultural Sciences 2AGRI10046

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject, which builds on concepts and knowledge introduced in AGRI10045 Foundations of Agricultural Science 1, aims to provide Bachelor of Agriculture students with an understanding of the underpinning enabling physical sciences, as they relate to agricultural systems. Concepts in physics, c...

  • Project ManagementAGRI90087

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Formerly NRMT90021 The subject will provide an overview of the management issues associated with initiating, implementing and terminating projects. Particular emphasis will be given to the planning dimension in areas such as project or problem selection, defining project scope, identification of...

  • Agriculture in AustraliaAGRI10047

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

      In this subject, students will explore world food supply and demand, the development of agriculture globally and in Australia, the natural and market conditions that determine the nature of agricultural activity in Australia, along with the key elements of farming and farm businesses that dete...

  • Applications in Precision AgricultureAGRI30045

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Precision Agriculture can be broadly defined as site-specific soil-crop or animal-specific management of agricultural production systems by leveraging on technology and data. This subject will build students’ knowledge and skills in the key principles and practices of Precision Agriculture in a r...

  • Plant Breeding and GeneticsAGRI30048

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on understanding the procedures involved in breeding crops and the role of genetics in the process. The integration of conventional breeding approaches and the use of gene technologies in breeding new crop varieties are explored. Emphasis is placed on how plant breeders ident...

  • 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...

  • Industry ProjectAGRI30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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...

  • Minor Research Project Part 2AGRI90081

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to AGRI90079 Minor Research Project Part 1

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 ...