University of New England

18 months
33856 AUD/year
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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.

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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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
57 (required)

Other requirements

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

    33856 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33856 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

National: $3,934 per 6 credit points


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