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Agriculture, MAAL

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , | Online
The Master of Science in Agriculture at University of New England is a program of course work, research methodology and research designed to provide an introduction to research.

About

The Master of Science in Agriculture at University of New England course work component is designed to provide advanced knowledge and to develop a range of skills, applicable to the candidate's background and area of interest.Areas of specialisations are: animal science; meat science and technology; wool science; genetics and animal breeding; agricultural and resource economics; agronomy and soil science.This is an approved Student Income Support course. Eligible students may apply for Youth Allowance or Austudy.

Career Opportunities

There are opportunities in advisory and management roles in agricultural extension and property management; departments of primary industry; soil conservation; rural banking; private consultants; feed and fertiliser manufacturers; rural journalism; providing advice on scientific, technical and economic matters.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Research Skills in Environmental and Rural Science 
  • Research Synthesis in Environmental and Rural Science 
  • Agriculture in Practice 
  • Animals in Society 
  • Biology 
  • Chemistry 
  • Ecology: Concepts and Applications 
  • Quantitative Skills with Applications 
  • Sustaining Our Rural Environment 
  • Introduction to Statistical Modelling 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      1 or 1.5 or 2 Years Full-time
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Up to 6 years Part-time
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code 000450G

A candidate shall:

  • (a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or
  • (b) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification from a recognised University in a relevant discipline; or
  • (c) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31500 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
$3,747 - national fee per 6cp unit 

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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