Taught course

Agriculture

Institution
University of New England · Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A candidate shall:

  • 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
  • Zoology

Months of entry

March, July

Course content

The Master of Science in Agriculture is a program of course work, research methodology and research designed to provide an introduction to research. The course work component is designed to provide advanced knowledge and to develop a range of skills, applicable to the candidate's background and area of interest.

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

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

Career opportunities

There are opportunities in 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.

Information for international students

With over 900 international students currently studying at UNE from over 80 countries worldwide, Armidale is a culturally diverse and accepting community, offering all the benefits of a small, thriving city and the friendliness of a country town.

Fees and funding

UK students
$31,500
International students
$31,500

UNE offers international students an affordable, quality living and learning experience in the regional Australian city of Armidale.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-72 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
UNE International Admissions
Email
ioadmit@une.edu.au
Phone
+61 2 6773 2135