• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #356 (QS) ,
Primary production is more than traditional farming, and it is an essential part of New Zealand's economy. Today's agriculturalists need to be able to compete and respond to the requirements of international markets for quality products.


The Master of Agricultural Science recognises that the scientific management of our primary resources demands innovation, sophistication and business acumen. This Master's offers advanced study and research in the fields that underpin agricultural production, science and management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agricultural Practicum
  • Practical Experience in Agribusiness and Commerce
  • Livestock Production Systems
  • Beef and Deer Production
  • Meat and Wool Production Science

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  •  A relevant degree with at least a B grade average in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses
  • An original or verified copy of your birth certificate or passport, showing the same name that is on your academic documents
  • Academic transcripts.
  • Award Certificate
  • Statement on the transcript
  • Letter from the awarding institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7178 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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