Doctors/Masters Level

Master of Agricultural Sciences

2 years full time (part-time study options available)
Parkville/Dookie campus
Available to Domestic and International
Course CRICOS code:085097E

Move into a rewarding career in the booming agricultural sciences sector

  • Study a diverse subject range, including animal breeding, welfare and production, agribusiness, crop production, management of diseases and pests, agricultural land and water management and conservation
  • Select subjects that either specialise you in a particular area, or broaden your knowledge across the four areas of specialisation
  • Complete a 25 or 50-point research project or internship subject.
  • Develop an excellent understanding of the many issues underpinning the advances in sustainable food and fibre production within the multi-billion dollar agricultural sectors. These areas include: agricultural production, food processing industries, government, agricultural finance, land and water resource management and international agricultural production, processing and development.

Follow your passion and become a specialist in your field

Choose from:

  • Agribusiness
  • Animal Science
  • Crop Production
  • Food Security

Develop the skills and knowledge to address the environmental, political and scientific challenges of international food security

  • Gain a sound foundation in scientific principles and analytical skills vital for plant and animal-derived food and fibre production in Australia and globally
  • Develop competence in experimental work and understand the industrial applications and commercial outcomes of the industry
  • Support and enhance the integral roles that animals play in sustaining our lives with practical applications in animal conservation and biological research
  • Explore ethical and moral issues encompassing care, management and the use of animals as a resource
  • Specialise in animal nutrition and metabolism, animal behaviour and welfare, or integrated animal system analysis
  • Develop the tools for strategic business decision making in economics or finance management in the agrifood and fibre context

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