M.Sc. On Campus Online


University of New England

12 months
33856 AUD/year
32104 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Upgrade your skills and develop your expertise with science-based agricultural studies through the Master of Science in Agriculture from University of New England.


If you are seeking to upgrade your knowledge or skills in the agricultural industry, or you have a a degree in another field of study and are aiming to transition into the agricultural industry, University of New England's Master of Science in Agriculture is the course for you.

For over 60 years UNE has been at the forefront of agricultural education and research. The visionary, pioneering work carried out by Professor Bill McClymont at UNE laid the groundwork for our modern understanding of agricultural systems. McClymont's holistic model is still used to maximise production without losing focus on sustainable ecological, economic, social and environmental contexts. UNE maintains close links with the agricultural industry derived from our long experience in the teaching and research of agriculture.

Career outcomes

Agricultural scientists are in high demand and our graduates consistently rate us 5-stars for Full-Time Employment in the Good Universities Guide. Your career opportunities could include:

  • agricultural extension and consulting
  • agricultural research
  • banking and finance
  • agronomist
  • farm management
  • animal health, welfare and nutrition
  • agricultural and veterinary sales and marketing
  • government departments of primary industry
  • precision agriculture
  • education and training
  • soil conservation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Research Skills in Environmental and Rural Science
  • Research Synthesis in Environmental and Rural Science
  • Fundamentals of Agriculture
  • Animals in Society
  • Organisms to Ecosystems 
  • Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A candidate shall:

  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or
  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification from a recognised University in a relevant discipline; or
  • hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • CRICOS CODE 000450G

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33856 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33856 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    32104 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32104 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place (quotas apply) $6,590

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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