Gain an advanced understanding of the science of sustainable and profitable food and fibre production, in Australia's $66 billion agricultural sector and around the world.
Choose from one of five exciting areas of agricultural science to specialise in:
Choose from the 200 point (2 year), 150 point (1.5 year) or 100 point (1 year) versions of the Master of Agricultural Sciences, depending upon your level of previous study in agriculture, or related disciplines. You can see the course structure and full range of subjects available in each version of the course here.Learn from A diverse range of electives
Elective subjects will allow you to explore broader issues in agricultural science: animal breeding, welfare and production, agribusiness and economics, crop production, management of diseases and pests, agricultural land and water management, conservation and business management.
This means you can specialise in Agribusiness but develop advanced knowledge of dairy production through electives, for example, or prepare for a career in agronomy by specialising in Crop Production but also ready yourself to manage a team or business.gain scientific and analytical skills
Develop the skills and knowledge to address the environmental, political and scientific challenges of international food security. And gain a sound foundation in scientific principles and analytical skills vital for plant and animal-derived food and fibre production in Australia and globally.take on a Research project OR INTERNSHIP
All students complete a 25 or 50-point research project or an internship. In your research project you can work with a supervisor to develop your agricultural interests or contribute to an existing area of strength at Australia's number 1 university for research.
Late applications may be accepted if places are still available. Students are advised to apply as early as possible to ensure timely course enrolment.