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Enhance your knowledge and skills for a future in the rapidly evolving field of agricultural science with a specialisation of either Agricultural Economics, Crop and Livestock Farming Systems, Genetics and Breeding or Soil Science and Plant Nutrition.

The challenges of a rapidly growing population and the limitations of land and fresh water all affect the ability of agriculture to meet the demand for food, fibre and fuel.

World populations and economies are increasing their demands for food and fibre. Agricultural systems are placed under pressure to meet environmental, social and economic goals. This Agricultural Science - Crop and Livestock Farming Systems from The University of Western Australia prepares you with the knowledge and skills you need for a future in the rapidly evolving field of agricultural science.

Career Pathways

You could find work as an environmental consultant, environmental manager, agricultural scientist, land economist, agricultural consultant any many more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clean, Green and Ethical Animal Production
  • Soil Science
  • Crops and Cropping Systems
  • Data Use in the Natural Sciences
  • Sustainable Grazing Systems
  • International Agriculture: Research and Development (Crop and Livestock Farming Systems)

                                                          Detailed Programme Facts

                                                          • Programme intensity

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

                                                            • Full-time duration 24 months
                                                          • Credits
                                                            96 alternative credits
                                                          • Languages
                                                            • English
                                                          • Delivery mode
                                                            On Campus
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                                                          Academic Requirements

                                                          To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a relevant bachelor's degree, that aligns with one of the specialisations of this course, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

                                                          CRICOS: 074945E

                                                          Tuition Fee

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                                                            39300 AUD/year
                                                            Tuition Fee
                                                            Based on the original amount of 78600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
                                                          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                                                          National: AUD 8786 per year

                                                          Living costs for Perth

                                                          • 1328 - 2370 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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