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University of New England
You don't need a bachelor's degree to get qualified in agricultural management. Start your career in sustainable agriculture with the exciting Diploma in Agriculture from the University of New England (UNE).
With a flexible mix of online and on-campus units, this course gives you the opportunity to broaden your knowledge, build a specific skillset, and obtain a qualification in agriculture without having to commit to a full degree program.
If you have experience in agriculture and want to develop relevant professional skills, enhance your career prospects, and work for a sustainable and just agricultural system, this course is for you.
Graduates will also receive advanced standing for the Bachelor of Agriculture, allowing you to obtain a bachelor's degree if you choose to continue studying.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
In this agriculture course, the subjects you may study include:
Cotton production major:
Precision agriculture major:
Sustainable grains production major:
General agriculture major:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Diploma in Agriculture from the University of New England.
Graduates will be able to seek employment opportunities in specialised or general agriculture, and in technical and support roles in the sustainable agriculture industry.
Graduates will complete this course with advanced standing for the Bachelor of Agriculture, and have the opportunity to pursue further study.
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Curious about where a career in agriculture could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for HECS-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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