Key Learning Outcomes

Once completed, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the challenges involved in growing, harvesting and processing plant-based food;

  • Explore the role of scientific research in addressing challenges in food security;

  • Debate the opportunities and limitations of new technologies;

  • Reflect on consumer trust in the science and technology involved in bringing food from the field to the supermarket

  • work independently and rapidly enter the food and beverage production and distribution sectors as well as other related sectors, in all areas from production to consumption.

  • perform technical tasks in the field of management and control of production preservation and distribution of food stuffs and beverages.

  • enter a career in the food industry or employment in other sectors of the food chain, or employment in other sectors of the food chain, or related scientific sectors.

  • learn technical skills as well as how to use managerial, economic, social and environmental principles to respond to a wide variety of agricultural challenges.

  • move forward in a wide range of plant- and farm-based careers. This education will help improve employment opportunities, as well as teach established agriculturalists new stewardship skills.

Upon completion of this degree program you will:

  • enable to understand more about the theoretical study and practical application of farming.

  • Learn animal health, nutrition and disease management

  • Learn reproduction and fertility in livestock and bioethics

  • Learn plant science and physiology, pest and disease management

  • Learn Agricultural Science, Biotechnology and Food Science economics and policy

  • Learn agricultural and food marketing

  • Learn rural business management

  • Acquire extensive knowledge of the nature and sources of socio-economic data

  • build your science, business and practical knowledge of agriculture.

  • discover how agriculture works around the world.

  • Understand the management tools and techniques used to design and manage successful organisations

  • Have experience in exercising executive ability in a project

  • Be able to define and apply key quality concepts

  • Demonstrate personal and professional ethical responsibility in all managerial and organisational decision making

  • See agricultural systems in operation. Learn at the University Farm and through visits to external farms

  • Grow, manage and market your own crop or manage a student sheep flock

  • Get industry expertise from guest lectures and visits to commercial organisations

  • Take part in our Global Agribusiness Field Course over the summer.