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This major will provide graduates with a depth and breadth of understanding of economics in the context of agricultural production systems. Students will study subjects in economics, resource and farm management, and value chain analysis. Graduates of this major will be well equipped to analyse agricultural systems from an economic perspective, and provide advice on management decision making.

In the Agricultural Economics major you will study economics, resource and farm management, and value chain analysis. You will be well equipped to analyse agricultural systems from an economic perspective, and be able to provide management advice in this context.

The major allows you to select from a broad range of subjects including: plant, animal and soil health and production; natural resource and water management; brewing and viticulture; sustainability and change management. You will apply this knowledge in the economic analysis of agribusiness in third-year subjects, including the Agricultural Economics capstone subject: Applied Farm Economic Analysis.

This major will provide you with an analytical understanding of economics in agricultural production systems. And you'll also gain skills in management decision making.

Careers

Economic analysis is vital to the profitability and success of agricultural businesses. The industry relies on economic modelling, business planning and other skills developed in the Agricultural Economics major. Professionals in these areas help individual producers and businesses maintain profits and adapt to changing environmental and business climates by combining agricultural science and economic knowledge to deliver tailored solutions to challenging issues.

INDUSTRIES AND ROLES

Following a major in Agricultural Economics, potential careers include:

Farm management consultant: advise farmers on business decision-making based on your analysis of costs, margins and commodity prices
Commodity trader: analyse market conditions and commodity sales and buying strategies
Rural finance officer: determine the viability of businesses applying for loans and advise on financial planning
Sales and marketing manager: analyse the viability of new markets or products, build relationships and develop marketing strategies
International development officer: improve outcomes by devising targeted approaches to development.

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Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

CRICOS

037228G

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Toàn thời gian (3 năm)

Học phí
A$44,808.00 (714,663,650 đ) một năm
Indicative total course fee: AUD $1,35,592
Ngày bắt đầu

2 Tháng Ba 2020, 27 Tháng Bảy 2020

Địa điểm

The University of Melbourne

Parkville Campus,

Grattan Street,

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3010, MELBOURNE, Australia

Yêu cầu đầu vào

Dành cho sinh viên đến từ Mỹ

To be eligible for entry to an undergraduate degree you must fulfill all of the following requirements: Complete the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or an equivalent Australian or overseas qualification like Australian Year 12, Trinity College Foundation Studies, GCE 'A' Levels, International Baccalaureate. English language requirements: TOEFL - Paper based test - a score of 577 or more including a score of 4.5 in the Test of Written English. Internet based test - a score of 79 and scores of: Writing: 21, Speaking: 18, Reading: 13, Listening 13. IELTS (Academic) - an overall band score of 6.5 or more in the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no bands less than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) - an overall score of between 58-64 inclusive and achieve no PTE communicative skills score below 50. Cambridge English: Advanced/Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - A Cambridge English Score of 176 with no skill below 169.

Dành cho sinh viên quốc tế

To meet minimum eligibility for entry into a Melbourne undergraduate degree, you need to:

complete the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or an equivalent qualification

TOEFL – you need a score of 577 or more including a score of 4.5 in the Test of Written English for a paper-based test, or a score of 79 and scores of 21 for writing, 18 for speaking, 13 for reading, 13 for listening for an internet-based test.

IELTS – you need a score of 6.5 or more in the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no bands less than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English – you need an overall score of between 58-64 inclusive and achieve no PTE communicative skills score below 50.

Cambridge English, Advanced/Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) – you need a Cambridge English Score of 176 with no skill below 169.

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