Overview

Duration
Three years

Assumed knowledge
Mathematics, Chemistry

Part-time study
Part-time study is available.

Major studies
Agricultural Systems, Natural Terrestrial Systems

Honours
Available to meritorious students as an additional year

Practical experience
The course will include at least one optional international study component – to be taken in the break between Years 2 and 3. A number of units include fieldtrips of a week or more duration.

Career opportunities
Examples include careers in sustainable agriculture and production in natural and managed environments, soil science, ecology, environmental management and protection, catchment management, land and water conservation and hydrology.

Undergraduate scholarships
NEW – Environmental Sustainability Scholarships are now available for students
wishing to enroll in the Bachelor of Environmental Systems. For more information about Faculty scholarships, please see our Undergraduate Scholarships page.

Student Exchange Program
Students with a good credit average or better are able to take advantage of the one-year Student Exchange Program which offers placement with universities all over the world. To prepare for careers with an international focus, many students now study abroad for a semester or a year. Selection is competitive. Some bursary funding is available.

Facilities and resources
You will have access to excellent resources including well-equipped laboratories and computer facilities, and a specialist library. The University owns extensive large-scale plant breeding research centres and commercial farm operations throughout New South Wales.

Bridging programs
Students should undertake a ‘bridging course’ in Mathematics and/or Chemistry and/or Biology if they do not have the required assumed knowledge for their degree program.

Further information
Faculty of Agriculture and Environment
The University of Sydney NSW 2006
Telephone: (02) 8627 1000