This course is not offered in 2017

Fast facts

Course type: Honours
Course length: 4 years
Location: On campus

2016 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 75.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR: 80.00
TAFElink: Diploma or above
Bonus points: Yes

Course overview

The Bachelor of Engineering (Agricultural and Biosystems) (Honours) is designed to create engineers capable of designing and developing engineered solutions to problems in agriculture and capitalising on opportunities in the production of food.

This degree will provide you with the qualifications to work as an engineer in the horticulture, fisheries, animal production and regional farming sectors.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Flinders?

  • This is only one of two degrees of its kind in Australia.
  • Qualify to practise as an agricultural and biosystems engineer - a career for the future.
  • Learn to design and develop engineered solutions to problems in agriculture.
  • Be prepared to capitalise on opportunities in the production of food.
  • Build your understanding of agricultural and biosystems engineering in cereal, horticulture, livestock and aquaculture production systems.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Engineering (Agricultural and Biosystems) (Honours) degree?

Professional recognition/membership

This program has been designed to be accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.

Combined degree options

You can combine this degree with any other bachelor degree within the College of Science and Engineering, subject to meeting entry requirements.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Studies or equivalent. Knowledge of SACE Stage 2 Physics or equivalent is assumed.

International students are expected to have completed senior secondary mathematical methods/mathematical studies or equivalent. Knowledge of senior secondary physics is assumed.

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234151
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2016: Fee to be advised


International students
CRICOS code: 088719M
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2016: $28,700
2017: $30,700





  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students

Engineering and design (PDF 1MB)

International students

International course guides