Work experience provides you with real-life, practical experience in an area directly related to your degree program.

It enables you to put theory into practice, build important relationships and networks with potential employers, and test possible career outcomes.

Our links with industry and government and hands-on, practical approach to learning ensure that you’ll gain the edge in the job market and be highly sought after by employers once you graduate.

Our work experience programs

The way we deliver our industry work experience has changed recently.

To find out about your course requirements, select the relevant start date, below.

Information for students who commenced in 2016 or later

AGRC2031 Industry Placement

In 2016, the course AGRC2031 Industry Placement replaced our Industry Practice Work Experience program.

This course offers you the chance to gain practical experience with a host organisation in Australia or overseas.

You'll be assessed by your placement provider and work with them to create a placement plan.

To be eligible to enrol in this course you must have completed a minimum of 24 units towards your degree program

Email us for more information, and for a copy of an application form.

Information for students who commenced 2006-2014

Industry Practice Work Experience (IPW)

If you commenced a Bachelor of Agribusiness or a Bachelor of Agribusiness/Bachelor of Applied Science between 2006 and 2014, you're required to undertake our IPW program.

Program requirements for these degrees may differ depending on the year you commenced your studies. 

Note: the Bachelor of Applied Science has been discontinued.

Submission deadlines

Submission deadlines for programs with a 30-day IPW requirement:

July graduands: 15 May

December graduands: 31 August

Note: you won't graduate until your IPW is completed.

Information for students who commenced prior to 2005

Contact your academic advisor for more information.

Placement opportunities

Visit our listing of placement opportunities to see the range of positions available.

Contact us

For more information, contact our Student Administration team:

Phone: +61 7 5460 1321

Email: safs@enquire.uq.edu.au