Food and Agribusiness

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.
 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS

Food and Agribusiness stream

The Food and Agribusiness stream is 156 credit points, consisting of:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level stream core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level stream core units
(iii) A 96 credit point program in Food and Agribusiness
(iv) A major from Table S in one of the following: Economics, Economic Policy, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Financial Economics, Econometrics, Accounting, Banking, Business Analytics, Business Information Systems, Business Law, Finance, Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, International Business, Management or Marketing

Food and Agribusiness program

This program is only available to students enrolled in Food and Agribusiness stream.
The program in Food and Agribusiness requires 96 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level program core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level program core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 4000-level internship units
(iv) 30 credit points of 4000-level units according to the following rules:
(a) For students undertaking advanced coursework in Food and Agribusiness: 12 credit points of 4000-level program project units and 18 credit points of 4000-level selective advanced coursework or project units
(b) For students undertaking Honours in Food and Agribusiness: 24 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units and 6 credit points of 4000-level core Honours coursework
(v) A 48 credit point major in Food Science

Units of study

The units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

Stream core
ENVX1002
Introduction to Statistical Methods
6    N ENVX1001 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or MATH1115 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 or BUSS1020 or STAT1021 or ECMT1010


Available as a degree core unit only in the Agriculture, Animal and Veterinary Bioscience, and Food and Agribusiness, and Taronga Wildlife Conservation streams
Semester 1
Program core
ENVI1003
Global Challenges: Food, Water, Climate
6    N AGEN1002
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Stream core
ENVX2001
Applied Statistical Methods
6    P [6cp from (ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or BIOM1003 or MATH1011 or MATH1015 or DATA1001 or DATA1901)] OR [3cp from (MATH1XX1 or MATH1906 or MATH1XX3 or MATH1907) and an additional 3cp from (MATH1XX5)]
Semester 1
Program core
ITLS2000
Managing Food and Beverage Supply Chains
6    N AGEN2003 or AGEN1005


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2

4000-level units of study

Internship units
FOOD4001
Industry Internship
6    P 12cp from (FOOD3000 or FOOD3001 or FOOD3002 or FOOD3888)


This is a compulsory unit for all students undertaking the Food and Agribusiness stream and is for those students only. Students must enrol in the unit prior to Semester 1 to undertake an internship in the subsequent Intensive July session.
Intensive July
Program project
LIFE4888
Applied Life Sciences Project
12    A Depth of knowledge in at least one Table A Science major
P 144 cp of units of study of which a minimum needs to be 24 cp of 3000-level or 4000-level units of study


This Unit of Study is best suited for students in Life and Environmental Sciences. Field work may form part of the project.
Semester 2
Selective advanced coursework and project
FOOD4002
Future Foods
6    P 144 credit point of units of study including 12cp of FOOD3XXX
Semester 1
LIFE4000
Data and Technology for the Life Sciences
6    A Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level.
P 144 credit points of units of study including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A or 1
Intensive March
SCIE4001
Science Communication
6    A Completion of a major in a science discipline. Basic knowledge of other sciences is beneficial. Experience in communication such as delivering oral presentations and producing written reports. An awareness of science in a societal context, e.g., of disciplinary applications.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.


Mid-year honours students would take this unit of study in S1 (their second semester of study).
Semester 1
SCIE4002
Experimental Design and Data Analysis
6    A Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.
N ENVX3002 or STAT3X22 or STAT4022 or STAT3X12
Intensive March
SCIE4003
Ethics in Science
6    A Successful completion of a Science major.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A
N HSBH3004 or HPSC3107
Intensive August
Intensive March
SCPU4001
Industry and Community Science Project A
6    A Depth of knowledge in at least one Science discipline (completion of a major) .
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.
C SCPU4002
Intensive February
Intensive July
SCPU4002
Industry and Community Science Project B
6    A Depth of knowledge in at least one Science discipline (completion of a major) .
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.
C SCPU4001
Semester 1
Semester 2
Honours research project
AFNR4101
Research Project A
12    P 144 credit points of 1000-3000 level units of study
Semester 1
Semester 2
AFNR4102
Research Project B
12    P AFNR4101
Semester 1
Semester 2
Core Honours coursework
FOOD4002
Future Foods
6    P 144 credit point of units of study including 12cp of FOOD3XXX
Semester 1