Master of Science in Agriculture

University of New England
Indicative Price: CSP (quotas apply) / Full Fee / International
Duration: 1-2 years full-time, up to 6 years part-time
Qualification: Postgraduate
Location: Armidale

The Master of Science in Agriculture is a program of course work, research methodology and research designed to provide an introduction to research. This is a coursework and research-based program designed to equip agricultural scientists with specialist professional knowledge in conceptual, scientific and technical competencies related to food and fibre production and land management. Specialisation in a discipline is available through the completion of the research project.

Areas of specialisations are: animal science; meat science and technology; wool science; genetics and animal breeding; agricultural and resource economics; agronomy and soil science.

Career opportunities include advisory and management roles in agricultural extension and property management; departments of primary industry; soil conservation; rural banking; private consultants; feed and fertiliser manufacturers; rural journalism; providing advice on scientific, technical and economic matters.

This is an approved Student Income Support course. Eligible students may apply for Youth Allowance or Austudy.

Units Of Study:

  • Includes a thesis of 20,000 words.
  • Program units and length are tailored to previous experience.
Online Course: Yes
Funding Available: Yes

Eligibility Criteria :

A candidate shall:

  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or
  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification from a recognised University in a relevant discipline*; or
  • hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline*.

*Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to: agribusiness, agriculture, agricultural economics, animal science, botany, rural science and zoology.

Key Details:

Location : This is an online course
Contact Phone : 1800 818 865
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New South Wales

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