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  • Agricultural Advisory Practice & TheoryAGRI90092

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    A common and important role that agricultural scientists play is supporting farmers to implement strategies for continuous improvement on-farm to achieve sustainability and productivity goals. This subject will provide students with the theory and practice of how to support change on-farm through...

  • 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 ...

  • Managing Innovation and ChangeAGRI90094

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Formerly ENST90023 Students will review theories and case studies of innovation and change in agriculture, food and environmental contexts in order to analyse and consider the design, delivery and evaluation of innovation systems. The subject will provide students with an understanding of how an...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Business StrategyAGRI90088

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sustainable Food SystemsAGRI20003

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    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

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    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...

  • 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...

  • Agribusiness Marketing & Value ChainsAGRI30040

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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, ...

  • Industry ProjectAGRI30005

    Offered:Not offered inYear: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...

  • Industry Project Part 2AGRI30036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Please refer to AGRI30035 Industry Project Part 1

  • Diseases of Poultry & Aquatic IndustriesVETS90090

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on emergency diseases of poultry and aquatic species. The poultry and aquatic industries share several features in common with respect to emergency animal disease. These include the high stocking densities of susceptible animals and the dependence upon effective biosecurity ...

  • Food & Water:Global Issues Local ImpactsAGRI30012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Globally there is a broad range of issues identified as impacting on the future of our planet. These issues include climate change, water availability and quality, waste and recycling, energy, biodiversity, salinity and land degradation, biotechnology and genetically modified organisms, changing ...