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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 - Genetics and Breeding 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:

  • Pasture and Livestock Systems
  • Clean, Green and Ethical Animal Production
  • Integrated Topics in Genetics
  • Crops and Cropping Systems
  • Data Use in the Natural Sciences
  • Breeding and Animal Biotechnology
  • Breeding and Plant Biotechnology

                      Detailed Programme Facts

                      • More details: Coursework international applications are available anytime, two years prior to your intended commencement date.
                      • Programme intensity

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

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

                      You only need to take one of these language tests:

                      • Minimum required score:

                        82

                        The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                        6.5

                        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                      • Minimum required score (Grade C):

                        180

                        C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

                        Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                      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.

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International Applies to you

                        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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