Become equipped with an introductory knowledge of agricultural crop, food and fibre production and markets
- explore the interdisciplinary nature of agricultural crop, food and fibre production and markets
- develop a sound foundation in the scientific principles and analytical skills behind improved agricultural production systems and their sustainability; an
- be introduced to research topics and practical applications within the disciplines of agricultural science.
Students will be introduced to many of the issues underpinning the advances in food and fibre production within the Australian and International Agriculture sectors. The discipline core subjects within the Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences cover a range of plant and animal disciplines as well as a focus on current and emerging environmental agricultural and associated industry impacts.
Graduates have a foundation in the scientific principles and analytical skills behind improved agricultural production systems and their sustainability. Students undertake interdisciplinary studies in the nature of agricultural crop, food and fibre production and markets at an advanced level. Knowledge and skills are developed in environmental, economic, social and ethical factors related to plant- and animal-derived food and fibre production in Australia and globally.
The Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences is a pathway into the Master of Agricultural Sciences.
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