The Bachelor of Agriculture and Land Management is a unique course that will provide graduates with the scientific, practical, critical and interpersonal skills and knowledge necessary for professionals employed in agriculture and natural resource management. The course focuses on the importance of being contemporary, with a balance of academic, practical and industry elements, which provides students with not just skills and knowledge, but an appreciation of agriculture as a multi-disciplinary study.
Embedded within the Bachelor of Agriculture and Land Management is the Associate Degree in Agriculture and Land Management. The Associate degree forms the first and second year of the Bachelor degree. This flexibility enables students to exit at the end of second year with a range of professional skills and a qualification. The course design and structure provides students with key theoretical knowledge, research and practical operational skills in the scientific, economic and practical areas of Agriculture and Land Management. Students have the option of completing the Bachelor Degree at a later stage, in order to achieve broader skills and knowledge.
To attain the Bachelor degree, participants are required to complete all 22 core subjects for a total of 288 credit points. The course is structured to allow students to develop knowledge and skills in an integrated and dynamic framework of research and practical applications. Flexibility in the third year enables students to develop independent and autonomous study skills and learning opportunities in authentic work environments.
To achieve the Associate degree, participants are required to complete all 16 core subjects from Semesters 1-4 for a total of 192 credit points. The course is structured to allow students to develop knowledge and skills in an integrated and dynamic framework of research and practical applications.
The entire course consists of 20 subjects of single semester duration each worth 12 credit points and two subjects in third year, which are taken over two semesters duration and each worth 24 credit points.
To start this course in 2011 apply through http://www.vtac.edu.au/
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NMIT's second fully operational farming property is located 25 kilometres north of Melbourne at Yan Yean. The 200 hectare property is dedicated to training students in cattle and deer farming, aquaculture and the production of medicinal herbs and essential oils.
The Growling Frog Vineyard at the Growling Frog Golf Course is located nearby. There is also 1.5 hectares under cultivation at Braemore Place, Beveridge.