Study Regenerative Agriculture

Traditional Agriculture has left in its wake a growing number of serious environmental issues, degrading soils and reducing landscape water holding capacity. Looking to the future of food production demands that we rethink our approach to farming systems.

Drawing on the University’s specialist expertise in plant science, agronomy, ecology, agroforestry, environmental chemistry and socio-ecological systems, our courses delve into the emerging practices of, and growing evidence-base for regenerative agriculture, examining human ecology, agroecology, regenerative agronomy and soil management as well as the planning of rural landscapes.

Championed by the University’s Regenerative Agriculture Alliance, the regenerative agriculture courses have been created in consultation with the Alliance’s Industry Advisory Group, comprised of the country’s leading regenerative agriculture practitioners.

They are designed for students who want to be a part of a new way of farming that better supports, and is supported by natural processes, building more resilient farms and farmers in a future of increased seasonal and weather variability.

Regenerative Agriculture may be studied either as a Graduate Certificate or as a major in the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Forest Science and Management, Bachelor of Environmental Science, Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Tourism Management or the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise.

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Why choose Regenerative Agriculture with Southern Cross?

World first Bachelor degree

This degree is a world first and was championed by the Regenerative Agricultural Alliance and members of its Industry Advisory Group.

Globally ranked among the best

Southern Cross is ranked in the top 300 universities in the world in Agriculture and Forestry (QS World University Rankings 2020).

5-star ratings

5-star rating for overall experience, graduate salary, learning resources, skills development, student support and teaching quality (GUG 2021)

Dynamic learning experience

Students come together to build a portfolio of knowledge and skills through on-farm practical sessions and field-based residentials.

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 All courses are delivered online due to COVID-19

All our courses that are shown to be at a specific campus will be temporarily delivered online with no face-to-face teaching for Session 2 and 3. This may continue longer depending on when the Government instructs us that it is safe to resume normal face-to-face classes on campus. Our normal online courses will continue unaffected.

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