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Bachelor of Agricultural Science

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Agriculture dominates New Zealand's economy - generating billions in export earnings every year. The Bachelor of Agricultural Science will give you the relevant, up-to-date skills to help you take your place in this exciting industry. You will dig into every aspect of agriculture.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time

About this course

Agriculture dominates New Zealand's economy - generating billions in export earnings every year.

The Bachelor of Agricultural Science will give you the relevant, up-to-date skills to help you take your place in this exciting industry.

You will dig into every aspect of agriculture. That includes pastures, crops, animal and soil sciences, economics, agribusiness. and the influence of Government policies, regulations and Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. You will learn about future and present issues in the industry and gain skills in the use of technology in agriculture. Disciplines like engineering, physics, chemistry and biology are also an important part of gaining a broad understanding of the primary industries.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this programme, outside of university admission regulations.

Career pathways

The industry is made up of a huge range of organisations, including farming, processing and marketing produce, logistics of product supply, as well as the associated service industries such as banking, company technical representatives and consultants. That means there is a huge range of careers on offer for those with the right skills.

Industries where agricultural science skills are utilised include:

  • fertiliser
  • seed
  • banking
  • biosecurity
  • breeding
  • consultancy
  • agricultural production
  • farm tourism
  • management
  • policy
  • research and development
  • sales and marketing
  • teaching.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.