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Undergraduate | LTU-AGR1AAS | 2024

Introduction to Animal and Agricultural Sciences

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks

Start dates

  • 04 Mar 2024
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About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Describe and explain basic concepts in animal and agricultural sciences and apply this knowledge to real-world problems in Australian or global agricultural/animal industries.
    2. Appraise issues associated with animal and/or agricultural production systems, including welfare issues, environmental issues, and food security.
    3. Effectively communicate scientific information in a written format to a variety of audiences.

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed AGR1SYS (Agricultural Systems) or AGR1ANS (Animal Systems) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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