18 months
41988 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Applied Science (Agricultural Science) course at University of Tasmania provides you with the opportunity to acquire advanced current knowledge in Agricultural Science. In addition, you will develop a capacity for independent research and problem-solving that can lead to workplace research and/or a degree by higher research (Masters or PhD). 

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At the completion of the  Applied Science (Agricultural Science) course at University of Tasmania  you will have:

  • established a strong understanding of a range of agricultural disciplines including crop and pasture production, animal science, horticultural science, soil science and land management, entomology and plant pathology;
  • developed analytical laboratory skills appropriate to various disciplines of agricultural science;
  • developed advanced skills in accessing, critically evaluating and communicating the outputs of current, peer-reviewed literature;
  • developed an understanding and the skills required to structure a funding application for a research project;
  • demonstrated competence in experimental design, research methods, data analysis and critical thinking, appropriate to a future career in research;
  • demonstrated the ability to produce original written work, as evidenced by a research thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microbiology
  • Pasture and Animal Science
  • Soil Formation, Function and Fertility
  • Crop Physiology 
  • Animal Production Systems
  • Lower Life Forms: Insects and Plant Disease
  • Microbes and Man

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 033207A

The Master of Applied Science may be completed in 3 or 4 semesters depending on level of qualifications on entry, and discipline preparedness of the specific candidate.

3 Semester Prerequisites

  • A Bachelor degree in a science field with a major in Agricultural Science completed to a standard of achievement that is deemed acceptable by the College.

4 Semester Prerequisites 

  • A Bachelor degree in a science related area, and some background (e.g. minor sequence) in Agricultural Science completed to a standard of achievement that is deemed acceptable by the College.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41988 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 62983 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 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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