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. Agricultural Science - Agricultural Economics from The University of Western Australia provides the research, technology and information for the sustainable, profitable and ethical development of the agricultural industry.

Overview

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. The Agricultural Science - Agricultural Economics is offered byThe University of Western Australia.

To maintain or increase production levels, an understanding of the complex factors that shape agricultural systems is required. This course 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:

  • Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics
  • Microeconomics: Policy and Applications
  • Agricultural Economics and Marketing
  • Data Use in the Natural Sciences 
  • International Agriculture: Research and Development (Agricultural Economics)
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Agriculture and Economic Development
  • Consumer Behaviour and Demand Analysis

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

      1.5 - 24 yeras

    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    82

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent

CRICOS: 074945E

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52404 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 78600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Average annual fee: $8934

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.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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