Courses Handbook 2010

309973 v.1 Bachelor of Agribusiness (Honours)


Course CRICOS Code: 056846B
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This course enables students to extend their knowledge of current academic research methodology as it is applied to Agribusiness and to demonstrate their advanced knowledge and skills through the conduct of a supervised research project and preparation of an honours disertation.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

Refer to Admission into Honours Degree Programs (General Information section). Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated an ability and interest in research and a commitment to academic excellence.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning will be assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This honours course is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study. Part-time students are expected to complete within two years.

Course Organisation

This program consists of project work over two semesters. Agribusiness Project Design 401 is undertaken as the first stage and Agribusiness Honours Project 412 is the final component of the research project covering the execution and writing up of the project. A detailed review of the relevant literature will be developed under the guidance of the supervisor and if necessary, the program objectives will be refined. The necessary research and analytical skills will be developed that are required to assemble and analyse the results of the dissertation.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure Disclaimer

Curtin University reserves the right to alter the internal composition of any course to ensure learning outcomes retain maximum relevance. Any changes to the internal composition of a course will protect the right of students to complete the course within the normal timeframe and will not result in additional cost to students through a requirement to undertake additional units.

Course Structure Hrs/Wk Credit
Year 1 Semester 1
310016 v.1   Agribusiness Marketing Honours Major 200.0
310017 v.1   Aquaculture Honours Major 200.0
310019 v.1   Equine Management Honours Major 200.0
310020 v.1   Farm Management Honours Major 200.0
310021 v.1   Horticulture Honours Major 200.0
310022 v.1   Viticulture Honours Major 200.0


Year Location Period All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2010 Bentley Campus Semester 1   Y      
2010 Bentley Campus Semester 2   Y      
2010 Northam Campus Semester 1   Y      
2010 Northam Campus Semester 2   Y      

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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