Bachelor of Agriculture Course Structure

See below study plans to assist in structuring your Bachelor of Agriculture degree.

Production Animal Science Major

The Bachelor of Agriculture, Production Animal Science major consists of 100 credit points per year of study for three years (total 300 credit points).


Semester 2 Electives (choose 2):

AGRI20003 - Sustainable Food Systems (Dookie - June Intensive)
AGRI20030 - Australia in the Wine World (Dookie - July or September Intensive)
AGRI20035 - Applied Crop Production and Horticulture (Dookie)
AGRI20037 - Crop Production and Management
AGRI20040 - Enterprise Management (Dookie)
AGRI20041 - Principles of Farm Practice Change
BIOL20003 - Comparative Nutrition and Digestion
DASC20013 - Topics in Animal Health
DASC20014 - Animals and Society 2: Humans and Animals
FOOD20007 - Principles of Brewing (Dookie - July Intensive)
UNIB20014 - Food for a Healthy Planet II


THIRD YEAR STRUCTURE - 100 Credit Points

Note: Each subject is worth 12.5 credit points.

You must enrol in:

AGRI30038 - Professional Practice for Agriculture (Semester 2)
DASC30018 - Production Animal Physiology (Semester 2)

Choose two or more of the following:

BIOL30007 - Applied Animal Behaviour (Semester 1)
BIOL30008 - Applied Animal Reproduction & Genetics (Semester 1)
DASC30016 - Production Animal Health (Semester 1)
BIOL30010 - Animal Welfare and Ethics (Semester 2)
DASC30017 - Managing Production Animal Health (Semester 2)

Choose, from the below list, the additional credits required to fulfil 100 credit points in your third year:

LEVEL 3 ELECTIVES

AGRI30011 - Innovation Change & Knowledge Transfer (Dookie - July Intensive)
AGRI30016 - Irrigation and Water Management (Dookie - June Intensive)
AGRI30030 - Livestock Production Systems (Semester 1)
AGRI30033 - Farm Management Economics (Semester 1)
AGRI30037 - Soil Management (Semester 1)
AGRI30039 - Applied Farm Economic Analysis (Semester 2)
AGRI30040 - Agribusiness Marketing and Value Chains (July Intensive)
AGRI30041 - Industry Internship (Semester 2 or Summer Term)
BIOL30004 - Animal Disease Biotechnology 1 (Semester 1)
BIOL30005 - Animal Disease Biotechnology 2 (Semester 2)
BIOL30006 - Plant Health and Improvement (Semester 1)
ECON30028 - Resource Management Economics (Semester 2)


LEVEL 2 ELECTIVES (Maximum 2 electives from this list)

AGRI20003 - Sustainable Food Systems (Dookie - June Intensive)
AGRI20026 - Plant Growth Processes (Semester 1)
AGRI20027 - Vine to Wine (Dookie - February Intensive)
AGRI20030 - Australia in the Wine World (Dookie - July or September Intensive)
AGRI20035 - Applied Crop Production and Horticulture (Dookie - Semester 2)
AGRI20037 - Crop Production and Management (Semester 2)
AGRI20040 - Enterprise Management (Dookie - Semester 2)
AGRI20041 - Principles of Farm Practice Change (Semester 2)
BIOL20003 - Comparative Nutrition and Digestion (Semester 2)
DASC20011 - Companion Animal Biology (Semester 1)
DASC20013 - Topics in Animal Health (Semester 2)
DASC20014 - Animals and Society 2: Humans and Animals (Semster 2)
FOOD20007 - Principles of Brewing (Dookie - July Intensive)
UNIB20012 - Water for Sustainable Futures (Semester 1) 
UNIB20014 - Food for a Healthy Planet II (Semester 2)


Plant and Soil Science Major

The Bachelor of Agriculture, Plant and Soil Science major consists of 100 credit points per year of study for three years (total 300 credit points).


Semester 2 Electives (choose 2):

AGRI20003 - Sustainable Food Systems (Dookie - June Intensive)
AGRI20030 - Australia in the Wine World (Dookie - July or September Intensive)
AGRI20035 - Applied Crop Production and Horticulture (Dookie)
AGRI20036 - Ecology and Grazing Management
AGRI20040 - Enterprise Management (Dookie)
AGRI20041 - Principles of Farm Practice Change
BIOL20003 - Comparative Nutrition and Digestion
DASC20013 - Topics in Animal Health
DASC20014 - Animals and Society 2: Humans and Animals
FOOD20007 - Principles of Brewing (Dookie - July Intensive)
UNIB20014 - Food for a Healthy Planet II


THIRD YEAR STRUCTURE - 100 Credit Points

Note: Each subject is worth 12.5 credit points.

You must enrol in:

AGRI30037 - Soil Management (Semester 1)
BIOL30006 - Plant Health and Improvement (Semester 1)
AGRI30016 - Irrigation and Water Management (Dookie - June Intensive)
AGRI30038 - Professional Practice for Agriculture (Semester 2)

Choose four of the following:

LEVEL 3 ELECTIVES

AGRI30030 - Livestock Production Systems (Semester 1)
AGRI30033 - Farm Management Economics (Semester 1)
BIOL30004 - Animal Disease Biotechnology 1 (Semester 1)
BIOL30007 - Applied Animal Behaviour (Semester 1)
BIOL30008 - Applied Animal Reproduction & Genetics (Semester 1)
DASC30016 - Production Animal Health (Semester 1)
AGRI30011 - Innovation Change & Knowledge Transfer (Dookie - July Intensive)
AGRI30040 - Agribusiness Marketing and Value Chains (July Intensive)
AGRI30039 - Applied Farm Economic Analysis (Semester 2)
AGRI30041 - Industry Internship (Semester 2 or Summer Term)
BIOL30005 - Animal Disease Biotechnology 2 (Semester 2)
BIOL30010 - Animal Welfare and Ethics (Semester 2)
DASC30017 - Managing Production Animal Health (Semester 2)
DASC30018 - Production Animal Physiology (Semester 2)
ECON30028 - Resource Management Economics (Semester 2)


LEVEL 2 ELECTIVES (Maximum 2 electives from this list)

AGRI20003 - Sustainable Food Systems (Dookie - June Intensive)
AGRI20027 - Vine to Wine (Dookie - February Intensive)
AGRI20030 - Australia in the Wine World (Dookie - July or September Intensive)
AGRI20036 - Ecology and Grazing Management (Semester 2)
AGRI20040 - Enterprise Management (Dookie - Semester 2)
AGRI20041 - Principles of Farm Practice Change (Semester 2)
BIOL20002 - Animal Physiology and Growth (Semester 1)
BIOL20003 - Comparative Nutrition and Digestion (Semester 2)
DASC20011 - Companion Animal Biology (Semester 1)
DASC20013 - Topics in Animal Health (Semester 2)
DASC20014 - Animals and Society 2: Humans and Animals (Semster 2)
FOOD20007 - Principles of Brewing (Dookie - July Intensive)
UNIB20012 - Water for Sustainable Futures (Semester 1) 
UNIB20014 - Food for a Healthy Planet II (Semester 2)


For students wishing to study at Dookie in Semester 2 of their third year, the below structure must be followed:


Semester 1 Electives (choose 1):

LEVEL 3 ELECTIVES

AGRI30030 - Livestock Production Systems
AGRI30033 - Farm Management Economics
BIOL30004 - Animal Disease Biotechnology 1
BIOL30007 - Applied Animal Behaviour
BIOL30008 - Applied Animal Reproduction & Genetics
DASC30016 - Production Animal Health


LEVEL 2 ELECTIVES

AGRI20027 - Vine to Wine (Dookie - February Intensive)
BIOL20002 - Animal Physiology and Growth
DASC20011 - Companion Animal Biology
UNIB20012 - Water for Sustainable Futures


Agricultural Economics Major

The Bachelor of Agriculture, Agricultural Economics major consists of 100 credit points per year of study for three years (total 300 credit points).


  Semester 1 Semester 2 (Parkville) Semester 2 (Dookie)
SECOND YEARECON20012 - Agricultural EconomicsAGRI20038 - Principles of Soil ScienceAGRI20038 - Principles of Soil Science
  Elective 1 (see below) Elective 4 (see below) AGRI20036 - Ecology and Grazing Management
  Elective 2 (see below) Elective 5 (see below) AGRI20040 - Enterprise Management
  Elective 3 (see below) Elective 6 (see below) AGRI20035 - Applied Crop Production and Horticulture


Semester 1 Electives (choose 3):

AGRI20003 - Sustainable Food Systems (Dookie - June Intensive)
AGRI20026 - Plant Growth Processes
AGRI20027 - Vine to Wine (Dookie - February Intensive) 
AGRI20030 - Australia in the Wine World (Dookie - February Intensive)
BCMB20006 - Biochemistry in Agricultural Systems
BIOL20002 - Animal Physiology and Growth
DASC20011 - Companion Animal Biology
MIIM20004 - Microbiology in Agriculture
UNIB20012 - Water for Sustainable Futures

Semester 2 Electives (choose 3):
AGRI20035 - Applied Crop Production and Horticulture (Dookie)
AGRI20036 - Ecology and Grazing Management
AGRI20037 - Crop Production and Management
AGRI20040 - Enterprise Management (Dookie)
AGRI20041 - Principles of Farm Practice Change
BIOL20003 - Comparative Nutrition and Digestion
DASC20013 - Topics in Animal Health
DASC20014 - Animals and Society 2: Humans and Animals
FOOD20007 - Principles of Brewing (Dookie - July Intensive)
UNIB20014 - Food for a Healthy Planet II


THIRD YEAR STRUCTURE - 100 Credit Points

Note: Each subject is worth 12.5 credit points.

You must enrol in:

AGRI30033 - Farm Management Economics (Semester 1)
AGRI30038 - Professional Practice for Agriculture (Semester 2)

Choose two or more of the following:

AGRI30040 - Agribusiness Marketing and Value Chains (July Intensive)
AGRI30039 - Applied Farm Economic Analysis (Semester 2)
ECON30028 - Resource Management Economics (Semester 2)

Choose, from the below list, the additional credits required to fulfil 100 credit points in your third year:

LEVEL 3 ELECTIVES

AGRI30030 - Livestock Production Systems (Semester 1)
AGRI30037 - Soil Management (Semester 1)
BIOL30004 - Animal Disease Biotechnology 1 (Semester 1)
BIOL30006 - Plant Health and Improvement (Semester 1)
BIOL30007 - Applied Animal Behaviour (Semester 1)
BIOL30008 - Applied Animal Reproduction & Genetics (Semester 1)
DASC30016 - Production Animal Health (Semester 1)
AGRI30016 - Irrigation and Water Management (Dookie - June Intensive)
AGRI30011 - Innovation Change & Knowledge Transfer (Dookie - July Intensive)
AGRI30041 - Industry Internship (Semester 2 or Summer Term)
BIOL30005 - Animal Disease Biotechnology 2 (Semester 2)
BIOL30010 - Animal Welfare and Ethics (Semester 2)
DASC30017 - Managing Production Animal Health (Semester 2)
DASC30018 - Production Animal Physiology (Semester 2)

LEVEL 2 ELECTIVES (Maximum 2 electives from this list)

AGRI20003 - Sustainable Food Systems (Dookie - June Intensive)
AGRI20026 - Plant Growth Processes (Semester 1)
AGRI20027 - Vine to Wine (Dookie - February Intensive) 
AGRI20030 - Australia in the Wine World (Dookie - February Intensive)
BCMB20006 - Biochemistry in Agricultural Systems (Semester 1)
BIOL20002 - Animal Physiology and Growth (Semester 1)
DASC20011 - Companion Animal Biology (Semester 1)
MIIM20004 - Microbiology in Agriculture (Semester 1)
UNIB20012 - Water for Sustainable Futures (Semester 1)
AGRI20035 - Applied Crop Production and Horticulture (Dookie - Semester 2)
AGRI20036 - Ecology and Grazing Management (Semester 2)
AGRI20037 - Crop Production and Management (Semester 2)
AGRI20040 - Enterprise Management (Dookie - Semester 2)
AGRI20041 - Principles of Farm Practice Change (Semester 2)
BIOL20003 - Comparative Nutrition and Digestion (Semester 2)
DASC20013 - Topics in Animal Health (Semester 2)
DASC20014 - Animals and Society 2: Humans and Animals (Semester 2)
FOOD20007 - Principles of Brewing (Dookie - July Intensive)
UNIB20014 - Food for a Healthy Planet II (Semester 2)