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Agriculture and Environment degrees


Make significant contributions towards creating a more sustainable future for our planet. UniSQ’s Agriculture and Environment degrees will see you developing solutions in response to some of society’s major environmental issues.

Study Agricultural Science to gain an in-depth understanding of the complexities of agriculture, the primary source of food, fibre, and many other products essential to human life. Or delve into the study of earth systems - water, land, the biosphere (living things) and the atmosphere by studying Environmental Science.

Our Agricultural and Environmental degrees explore the intricacies of natural ecosystems and sustainable agriculture practices that aim to minimise the negative environmental impacts of farming, while maximising the positive social and economic benefits, and provide the skills to develop intelligent precision systems using automation and robotics, artificial intelligence and drones.

Whether you are passionate about biodiversity conservation and natural resource management, want to design innovative agricultural technologies, or want to learn the intricate science behind food and wine production, UniSQ have engineering and science degrees to get you one step closer to making profound changes in bettering our world.

Create solutions to solve industry problems

UniSQ works with industry to develop viable environmentally friendly solutions to some of the world’s largest commodities (concrete and food packaging).

Benefit from strong industry partnerships

UniSQ collaborates with global companies such as John Deere, playing a major role agricultural and environmental research.

Learn in world class facilities

Purpose-built and innovative facilities, such as Centre for Agricultural Engineering and Queensland College of Wine Tourism.

Professionally recognised degrees

Upon completion, and depending on your degree, you will be able to apply for professional recognition with leading industry bodies.

Topping the State

#1 in Queensland for graduates in full-time employment in engineering and technology (Good Universities Guide 2024).

Pursue your passion for agriculture and the environment
Want to know more about the UniSQ study journey?

Explore UniSQ's Agriculture and Environment degrees

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Explore the wonders of AgTech
You could be working in areas, ranging from gene editing, nanomaterials, automation and robotics, and synthetic biology, to 3D printing or drones.
How do I know which course is right for me?

At UniSQ, you’ll have the opportunity to study agriculture and environment courses across many disciplines, including:

  • Agricultural and Environmental engineering - Be part of the solution for the ever-growing food-related supply and demand crisis that the world continues to face. Care for our fragile environment by learning core principles and theories to help provide innovative sustainable solutions.
  • Agricultural science - Learn how you can help the scientific community by becoming a qualified and in-demand agricultural scientist.
  • Animal science - Explore the biological function of animals and learn about the importance of animal welfare.
  • Environmental science - Understand the impact that humanity has on the environment and how you can help conservation efforts. Take part in learning from one of only two universities in the world that are recognised as leaders in drought research by the UN and Integrated Drought Management Program.
  • Food and Wine science - Discover the impactful science behind food and learn to understand everything that goes into human nutrition and food. Learn everything there is to know about wine, winemaking, and wine appraisal.  
  • Wildlife management - Focus on helping with wildlife preservation and conservation in a world that is facing the dire consequences of climate change.

Discover why studying an agriculture online course in Australia at UniSQ may be the right path for you!

  • UniSQ is rated five out of five stars for engineering and technology graduate starting salary (Good Universities Guide, 2024).
  • Learn in world class facilities such as the Centre for Agricultural Engineering.
  • UniSQ is the only university across Australia and New Zealand to offer agriculture engineering degrees.
Are flexible study options available?
Yes! At UniSQ our flexible study options allow you to tailor your study to suit your life, work and family commitments. By offering flexible study options, we provide you with the opportunity to study online environmental courses so you can study your way, when and where you want. 
What are the career prospects with an agriculture and environment degree?

An agriculture degree at UniSQ prepares you for a career in many different areas of the agriculture industry. You can learn about the environment, crops, livestock, and how to manage land resources. You can work in government agencies, private companies, or non-profit organisations by graduating from a relevant environmental course or agriculture course.

Your career prospects will depend on the discipline you choose to study. From wine science, climate science, and food science to wildlife management and even animal science. There’s no better place to study agriculture courses in Australia than UniSQ.

What are the pathways to entry?
At UniSQ,  there is more than one pathway to the course that you’re passionate about. That's why we have several pathways to study agriculture and environmental studies at UniSQ. Whether you’ve just graduated, haven’t studied in a while, or have other relevant qualifications such as VET or TAFE, we can help you find the right path to your chosen field and career. Take a look at our pathways program to discover how we can help you today.

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