This program is no longer available for enrolment.

Please refer to the alternative program:

Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2014

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Agricultural Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in agricultural science, animal science, plant science, or in a relevant discipline; or Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Studies or equivalent. Students with a four year bachelor degree in a related discipline may apply for the #16 program.

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 21760

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 5460 1276 or 1800 642 093 (Freecall)

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

Gatton

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Agricultural Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in agricultural science, animal science, plant science, or in a relevant discipline; or Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Studies or equivalent. Students with a four year bachelor degree in a related discipline may apply for the #16 program.

CRICOS Code: 002011C

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32960

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Master of Agricultural Studies?

This program will be replaced with the Master of Agricultural Science (#32). Please refer to the following link for information on this exciting new program Master of Agricultural Science (#32).

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Agricultural Studies.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Enrolment in this program is no longer available to Domestic students.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in agricultural science, animal science, plant science, or in a relevant discipline; or Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Studies or equivalent. Students with a four year bachelor degree in a related discipline may apply for the #16 program.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 002011C

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 21760

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32960

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Master of Agricultural Studies

Careers

Graduates find employment as: agricultural advisors, environmental consultants, agricultural researchers (early career), environmental consultants, horticultural specialists, plant breeders, tropical pasture and crop agronomists, and rangeland managers.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Agricultural Studies

To complete the Master of Agricultural Studies, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

#24 from the MAgrSt list comprising #12 from part A including a graduate research project; and the remainder from a combination of courses from part A or part B or both.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Agricultural Studies.

Program Rules for the Master of Agricultural Studies

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: