Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

The earth needs graduates like you

Opportunities are rapidly emerging for entrepreneurs to lead a new food future. Immersed in an approach that integrates social, economic and environmental values, students will view plant and animal production from consumer contexts to explore personal and community perceptions about food sustainability.

This innovative degree merges topics of agriculture, food and health to empower students to design solutions for international development, community education and the urban–rural interface. Throughout study, engagement with industry and community will inspire students to take action towards a more sustainable food future. The course includes disciplines of natural science, social science and business studies.

Practical experience

In your final year of study, you will undertake a real-world project for a professional client. The project provides you with first-hand professional experience in project management and problem solving.

Learn from the best

Western Sydney University has been ranked in the Top 150 Universities for Agriculture and Forestry, in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

    

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB]

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $27,640*

Delivery: On campus 

 

 

Start your unlimited journey today.

"Sustainable Agriculture offers practical on-campus experience. Small class sizes allow friendships and support networks to develop."

— Erin Rae. Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

Study a double degree

A double-degree gives you the ultimate edge. Be at the forefront of your field.
Achieve your unlimited potential.

 

The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.