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Applied Science (Agricultural Science)

18 months
41988 AUD/year
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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

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.




On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

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.

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.

CRICOS: 033207A

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41988 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 62983 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units they enrol in.


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Applied Science (Agricultural Science)
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