Study Planner Information

What will I study?

Throughout the program you will gain practical experience with livestock facilities on campus and take part in field trips to commercial animal enterprises. You will use the latest technologies in disease control, welfare management and food quality. You will study business principles and gain practical skills in applying these through industry placements to ensure the profitable and sustainable management of commercial, ethically compliant animal based industries.

Year 1 to 3 Study Planner

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Compulsory – all BSusAgr students must complete this course
  • Required for major – course required for this major
  • Recommended Elective - recommended courses from Part C
  • Elective - choose an elective course that interests you from the program list
Year 1 - Semester 1
AGRC1020 Applied Biology I Compulsory
AGRC1021 Applied Biology II Compulsory
AGRC1023 Applied Mathematics & Statistics Compulsory
ANIM1014 Animal Welfare, Behaviour and Handling Recommended Elective
Year 1 - Semester 2
CHEM1004 Chemistry Compulsory
AGRC1032 Elements of Ecology Recommended elective
ANIM1018 Livestock Industries Recommended elective
MGTS1982 Working with Groups & Teams Recommended elective
Year 2 - Semester 1
AGRC2001 Agricultural Biochemistry Compulsory
ANIM2044 Intensive Animal Production Required for major
ANIM2051 Animal Anatomy and Physiology I Required for major
ANIM2053 Animal Nutrition Required for major
Year 2 - Semester 2
ANIM2052 Animal Anatomy and Physiology II Required for major
ANIM2054 Grazing Animal Production Required for major
AGRC2013 Agricultural Microbiology and Gene Technology Recommended elective
ANIM2021 Animal Environmental Physiology Recommended elective
Year 2 - Summer Semester
AGRC2031 Industry Placement Recommended elective
Year 3 - Semester 1
AGRC3036 Precision Plant & Animal Management Compulsory
ANIM3046 Animal Breeding & Genetics Required for major
ANIM3019 Animal Reproduction Recommended elective
Students who completed AGRC2031 enrol in a total of #6 this semester,
OR select #2 from the elective list if AGRC2031 was not previously completed.
Elective
Year 3 - Semester 2
AGRC3006 Pasture Science Required for major
ANIM3006 Animal Health and Epidemiology Required for major
ANIM3045 Livestock Enterprise Management Required for major
ANIM3062 Emerging Issues in Animal Biosciences Required for major

 

Part C Electives

Please Note: Electives can also be selected from other course lists with approval of the Executive Dean.

Semester One

 
Course Code & Name Campus
AGRC1040 Food for a Healthy Planet Gatton
AGRC2601 Special Topic I Gatton
AGRC3035 Short International Experience External
AGRC3602 Special Topic II Gatton
ANIM1014 Animal Welfare, Behaviour & Handling Gatton
ANIM3019 Animal Reproduction Gatton
ENVM2521 Participatory Research, Development and Extension Practice Gatton
LAND2003 The Soil Environment External
MGTS1982 Working with Groups & Teams Gatton
PLNT3012 Weed Science St Lucia / Flexible Delivery
PLNT3016 Turf Science 2 External

 

Semester Two

 
Course Code & Name Campus
AGRC1016 Food & Fibre in the E-Landscape Gatton
AGRC1024 Plant Production Principles and Technologies Gatton
AGRC1032 Elements of Ecology Gatton
AGRC2013 Agricultural Microbiology & Gene Technology Gatton
AGRC2043 Agricultural Genetics & Biotechnology Gatton
AGRC2601 Special Topic I Gatton
AGRC3602 Special Topic II Gatton
ANIM1018 Livestock Industries Gatton
ANIM2021 Animal Environmental Physiology Gatton
ANIM2054 Grazing Animal Production Gatton
IBUS3960 Export Practices and Procedures St Lucia
MKTG2961 Agribusiness Sales Gatton
MKTG3960 Applied Market Research Gatton
PLNT2014 Turf Science External

 

 

Summer Semester

 
Course Code & Name Campus
PLNT3012 Weed Science St Lucia / Flexible Delivery
AGRC2031 Industry Placement Gatton

 

Year 1 external study planner

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Compulsory – all BSusAgr students must complete this course
  • Required for major – course required for this major
  • Recommended Elective - recommended courses from Part C
  • Elective - choose an elective course that interests you from the program list
Year 1 - Semester 1
AGRC1020 Applied Biology I Compulsory
AGRC1021 Applied Biology II Compulsory
Year 1 - Semester 2
CHEM1004 Chemistry Compulsory
ANIM1018 Livestock Industries Recommended elective
Year 2 - Semester 1
AGRC1023 Applied Mathematics & Statistics Compulsory
ANIM1014 Animal Welfare, Behaviour and Handling Recommended Elective
Year 2 - Semester 2
AGRC1032 Elements of Ecology Recommended Elective
MGTS1982 Working with Groups & Teams Recommended Elective

Careers

This major leads to careers in the livestock industries in Australia and overseas, as well as allied industries.

Graduates find employment as:

  • Managers and section leaders in livestock enterprises 
  • Instructors at agricultural colleges
  • Extension and animal welfare officers with government departments 
  • Officers with the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Services, and Customs 
  • Technical officers and managers with allied industries, such as feed milling and stock equipment manufacturers and animal health companies

 

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First Years - St Lucia

First Year Guide 2017 for St Lucia Students

First Years - Gatton

First Year Guide 2017 for Gatton Students

First Years - Gatton (External)

First Year Guide 2017 for External Gatton Students