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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
This Applied Science (Agriculture 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).


Applied Science (Agriculture Science) at University of Tasmania structure:

A four-semester program will comprise:

  • 50% of undergraduate units with no introductory-level (100) units permitted and a maximum of 25% of intermediate-level (200) units [as listed in Schedule A].
  • 100% comprising postgraduate-level (400, 500, 600 or 700) units [as listed in Schedule B].
  • A thesis (50%) which shall embody the results of research carried out under the direction of a supervisor or supervisors appointed by the appropriate School [as listed in Schedule C]. If approved by the Dean, a candidate may complete additional units (four at the postgraduate level) in place of the 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

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • More details:

      We recommend that 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.

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus
    • More information Go to the programme website

    English Language Requirements

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    General Requirements

    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. Applicants must demonstrate their qualification(s) were conferred no longer than 10 years previously.

    Applicants must have sound evidence in the application of laboratory skills to a standard set by the University of Tasmania.

    3 Semester Prerequisites

    Bachelor degree in a science field with a major in Agricultural Science.

    4 Semester Prerequisites

    Bachelor degree in a science related area, and some background (e.g. minor sequence) in Agricultural Science.

    CRICOS: 033207A

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      27500 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 27500 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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    Living costs for Hobart

    • 1204 - 2010 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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