Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Business

University of New England

Program Overview

We have a strong foundation in teaching and research in both agricultural systems of production and business. UNE's SMART Farms, our Centre of Agribusiness, and the UNE SMART Region Incubator fosters growth in regional business and agricultural enterprises. When you study our Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Business, you will have the opportunity to network with business mentors, corporate and community partners while learning from our ground-breaking researchers in agriculture.



  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 31,600



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Bachelor of Agriculture component

96 credit points

Core Units

  • Sustainable Agricultural Systems I (AGSY101) – 6 credit points

  • Sustainable Agricultural Systems II (AGSY102) – 6 credit points

  • Agricultural Plants: Adaptation and Physiology (AGRO200) – 6 credit points

  • Crop Production (AGRO321) – 6 credit points

  • Animal Production Systems and Products (ANPR211) – 6 credit points

  • Animal Function, Health and Welfare (ANPR321) – 6 credit points

  • Introduction to Biology: Cells and Life (BIOL110) – 6 credit points

  • Organisms to Ecosystems (BIOL120) – 6 credit points

  • Introduction to Breeding and Genetics (GENE251) – 6 credit points

  • Soil Science (SOIL222) – 6 credit points


Bachelor of Business Component

96 credit points

Core Units

Complete the following units:

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting (AFM101) – 6 credit points

  • Introductory Microeconomics (ECON101) – 6 credit points

  • Introductory Macroeconomics (ECON102) – 6 credit points

  • Food Security and Environmental Scarcity (ECON221) – 6 credit points

  • Farm and Resource Management (ECON223) – 6 credit points

  • Fundamentals of Marketing (MM110) – 6 credit points

  • Management Practices in Responsible Organisations (MM203) – 6 credit points

  • Business Statistics (QM161) – 6 credit points

Assumed Knowledge

Any two units of English, Mathematics.


Recommended Studies

Agriculture, Biology and/or Chemistry.

For students without the recommended background knowledge, the School offers introductory units in Chemistry and Mathematics.


English Language Requirements

All applicants must meet a minimum of one of the following criteria:

  • English is the applicant's first language; or

  • Satisfactory completion, within five years of the date of application for admission to UNE, of at least one year of full-time or equivalent full-time study at senior secondary, post-secondary or tertiary level in a country in which English is the primary official language or co-official language and in which English was the sole medium of instruction and assessment for the particular period of study claimed; or

  • A pass grade or better in an English language subject at Australian Year 12 level or overseas equivalent; or

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5*; or

  • Equivalent Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 213 in the computer-based test or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component*; or

  • A Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50*

International Fees


With combined skills in business, finance and agriculture, you will be sought after for employment in agribusiness companies, major banks, and other enterprises. Your career opportunities within the agricultural industry will depend on your chosen business major and agricultural minor and could include:

  • agribusiness companies

  • animal and agronomic industries

  • accounting

  • marketing

  • management and consulting positions

  • farm management.

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