Bachelor of Agriculture

Charles Sturt University

CSU’s Bachelor of Agriculture equips you with the knowledge, skills and experience to be an asset to agricultural industries. The foundation you gain in science will be drawn on to build an understanding of management and integration of agricultural issues.

CSU’s reputation
The School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences has long been considered a world leader in agricultural education. Our dedicated teaching staff have strong research backgrounds and extensive experience.

Industry consultation
Developed in collaboration with industry to ensure that students gain the most contemporary agricultural education, the degree combines current knowledge with the best available technology.

Practical experience
During residential schools at the Wagga Wagga campus, you will build your practical skills, forge connections with academic staff and fellow students, and benefit from CSU’s relationships with industry.

Extensive facilities
CSU’s School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences is located in some of the most productive regions of south-eastern Australia. You’ll have access to some of Australia’s best agricultural teaching and research facilities, including:

extensive and diverse farming facilities on a 1400ha university farm incorporating precision agriculture technologies
the most sophisticated underground root growth laboratory (drainage lysimeter) in the Southern Hemisphere
mixed farms and agricultural research institutions –
modern laboratories and glasshouse facilities
university sheep and cattle herds and animal handling facilities
extensive computer facilities
strong links with the Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute, located on campus.

At a Glance

Course level Undergraduate
CRICOS Code For the course code, kindly refer to the university website.
Institution Name Charles Sturt University
Campus Location No on campus study,Online
Institution Type University
Course Duration Full-time 3.0 years (6.0 sessions) Part-time 6.0 years (12.0 sessions)
Course University Charles Sturt University

About Charles Sturt University

We believe wisdom transforms communities. With tenacity, we help to shape resilient, sustainable regions for the future. Acknowledging the culture and insight of Indigenous Australians, our ethos is clearly described by the Wiradjuri phrase, yindyamarra winhanganha, meaning the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in.

 

  • Our History
    Whilst we’ve been a university for more than 20 years, our history of professional education and research spans more than 100 years. This started with the establishment of the Bathurst Experimental Farm in 1895.
  • Our Future
    We continue to work towards the public good. We are focused on developing individuals who help their communities grow and flourish.
  • Our Ethos
    The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in.This phrase represents who we are at CSU – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge but it also speaks to the mission of a university – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place.Our university narrative expands on this by confirming “we are a university of the land and people of our regions and we aim to develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish”.
  • Construction and Other Projects
    Our campuses are continually evolving. This includes the planning, design and construction of new buildings, and improvements to our existing facilities.
  • Our Vision and Values
    Our mission is to build skills and knowledge in our regions. We offer choice and flexibility to students and work hand-in-hand with our industries and communities in teaching, research and engagement. Growing from our historical roots, we share our knowledge and expertise as a significant regional export industry and we bring strength and learning from this back to our regions.Through our values, we create a welcoming community experience and learning environment that supports innovative research, advances society and gives back to our regions.
  • Our University
    We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others.We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish.This phrase represents who we are at CSU – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place.Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world.
  • Community
    We aim to help individuals and businesses prosper in our regions through the development of new knowledge and skills, and by fostering innovation.
  • Learning and Teaching
    Our mission is to be at the forefront of innovative, quality online teaching and learning that delivers a rewarding and flexible student experience. Our industry-relevant courses and workplace learning create highly employable and skilled graduates who make meaningful contributions to their communities.

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