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Diploma of Regenerative Agriculture

Diploma

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    DipRegAg

  • Course code

    2125105

  • Credit points

    96

  • Equivalent units

    8

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

Interested a career in agriculture where you can multiply your opportunities? The Diploma of Regenerative Agriculture combines foundation regenerative agriculture units and academic skills units with an option to specialise in soil management. The course is ideal for those already working in the industry who wish to upgrade their skills for work as a soil lab technician or for those with an interest in pursuing further study at the Bachelor level.

Successful completion of the Diploma of Regenerative Agriculture will enable entry and up to eight units of credit towards the Southern Cross Bachelor of Science (Regenerative Agriculture).

The Diploma of Regenerative Agriculture is offered through SCU College, where we recognise our students may have different approaches to learning. We connect you to peers and nurture your success with additional workshops to develop your academic and study skills. 

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

Exercise judgement to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in defined scientific and agricultural settings.

GA2: Creativity

Apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of science and agriculture.

GA3: Ethical practice

Apply ethical and sustainable values and practices within defined scientific and agricultural contexts.

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of science and agriculture.

Exercise judgement to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in defined scientific and agricultural settings.

GA5: Lifelong learning

Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work in defined scientific and agricultural contexts.

GA6: Communication and social skills

Apply academic knowledge and skills to communicate information, concepts, and solutions, individually and/or in a team within defined scientific and agricultural contexts.

GA7: Cultural competence

Demonstrate an awareness of diverse cultural perspectives within defined scientific and agricultural contexts.

Students have the option to complete a specialisation in soil management.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Lismore Term 1 , Term 3 N/A N/A
Online Term 1 , Term 3 N/A N/A

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Diploma of Regenerative Agriculture, students must complete 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:

  • 8 core units (96 credit points); or
  • 1 specialisation in Soil Management (96 credit points)

Entry requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this course are as follows

Language requirements

To be eligible to receive the Diploma of Regenerative Agriculture, students must complete 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:

  • 8 core units (96 credit points); or
  • 1 specialisation in Soil Management (96 credit points)

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

Students must enrol in the core College units in their first Term of study: EDUC1001 -  Language and Learning in your Discipline AND SCIN1001 -  Nature of Science.
EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
China - Guangxi UST N/A
Term5
Coffs Harbour
Term1,3
Term1,3
Gold Coast
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Lismore
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Online
Term1,3,5
Term1
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby N/A
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
SCIN1001 Nature of Science
Term1,3
12
Location Domestic International
Lismore
Term1
Term1
Online
Term1,3
Term1
Anti-requisites Cannot be taken if already completed or enrolling in HLTH1001 - Introduction to Science for Health Professions.
CHEM1001 Chemistry
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Gold Coast
Term2
Term2
Lismore
Term2,4
Term2,4
National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour
Term2
Term2
Online
Term2,4
Term2,4
Enrolment information There will be a 2-day compulsory residential for Online students that will be held on the Lismore Campus (Terms 2 and 4) or the National Marine Science Centre, Coffs Harbour (Term 2 only). Please refer to http://scu.edu.au/timetables for further information on timetables.
BIOL1005 Cells and Molecules
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
Lismore
Term2
Term2
National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour
Term2
Term2
Online
Term2
Term2
Enrolment information There will be a 2-day compulsory residential for Online students that will be held on the Lismore campus. Please refer to https://www.scu.edu.au/timetables for further information on timetables.
STAT1002 Scientific Data Management and Analysis
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
Lismore
Term3
Term3
National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour
Term3
Term3
Online
Term3
Term3
AGRC1003 Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture
Term4
12
Location Domestic International
Lismore
Term4
Term4
Online
Term4
Term4
Enrolment information There will be a compulsory Industry Tour for all students leaving from the Lismore Campus. Please refer to http://scu.edu.au/timetables for further information.
SCIN1005 Organisms and Environments
Term4
12
Location Domestic International
Lismore
Term4
Term4
National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour
Term4
Term4
Online
Term4
Term4
Enrolment information There will be a 2-day compulsory residential for Online students that will be held on the Lismore campus. Please refer to http://scu.edu.au/timetables for further information on timetables.
ENVR1001 Science and Global Challenges
Term1,5
12
Location Domestic International
Lismore
Term1
Term1
National Marine Science Centre Coffs Harbour
Term1
Term1
Online
Term1,5
N/A
Anti-requisites SCIN1002 - Science in Society

Note 1:

This unit is only available Online.

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Core units

EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
SCIN1001 Nature of Science Note 1
CHEM1001 Chemistry
BIOL1005 Cells and Molecules
STAT1002 Scientific Data Management and Analysis
AGRC1003 Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture
SCIN1005 Organisms and Environments
ENVR1001 Science and Global Challenges

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Core units

EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
SCIN1001 Nature of Science Note 1
AGRC1003 Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture
SOIL2001 Soil Processes
SCIN1005 Organisms and Environments
AGRC2004 Soil Management
CHEM1001 Chemistry
AGRC2006 Regenerative Agricultural Practices