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The Master of Agricultural Studies is no longer available.

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

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

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

Web:

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. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the 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

Web:

Enquire online

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

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the 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.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

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: