Agriculture, Environment and Veterinary Science

 

Specializations

This discipline covers a large study area including the following specializations:

  • Agribusiness;
  • Agricultural Biotechnology;
  • Agricultural Economics;
  • Agronomy;
  • Animal Production/Science;
  • Aquaculture;
  • Coastal Management;
  • Conservation and Land Management;
  • Crop Production;
  • Ecology;
  • Environmental and Urban Planning;
  • Equine Science;
  • Fisheries;
  • Forest Science;
  • Horticulture;
  • Land and Water Management;
  • Marine Science;
  • Natural Resource Management;
  • Parks, Recreation and Heritage Management;
  • Resource and Environmental Management;
  • Rural Development;
  • Sustainable Development;
  • Tropical Animal Science;
  • Veterinary Science;
  • Viticulture;
  • Wilderness Reserves and Wildlife;
  • Wine Marketing/Science; and
  • Zoo-keeping.

 

Professional Associations

Most of the programs offered within this discipline include hands-on practical experience such as: laboratory experiments; field studies and research assignments. This experience provides graduates with on-the-job skills before graduation.

Graduates may be eligible for membership at one of the following professional associations:

Agriculture
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • National Farmers Federation (NFF)
  • International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP)
Environment
  • Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF)
  • Ecological Society of Australia (ECOLSOC)
  • Environmental Industry Association (EIA)
Fisheries
  • National Aquaculture Council (NAC) – Australia
  • World Aquaculture Society (WAS)
Forestry
  • Australia’s National Association of Forest Industries (NAFI)
  • Global Association of Online Foresters (GAOF)
Horticulture and Viticulture
  • Australian Institute of Horticulture (AIH)
  • Winemakers Federation of Australia (WFA)
  • International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
Veterinary Science
  • Australian Veterinary Association (AVA)
  • International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA)
  • World Veterinary Association (WVA)

 

 

Career Opportunities

 

  • Agricultural Scientist/Engineer;
  • Animal Attendant;
  • Aquaculture Technician;
  • Environmental Scientist;
  • Farmer/Farm Worker;
  • Gardener/Landscaper;
  • Greens Keeper;
  • Horticulturalist;
  • Forestry and Soil Professionals;
  • Park Rangers;
  • Veterinarian;
  • Veterinarian Assistant; and
  • Winemaker.

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