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Master of Agricultural Sciences

    • CRICOS Code: 085097E

    Course overview

    • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
    • On Campus (Parkville)
    • Available to domestic and international students
    • Start Year Intake - March and Mid Year Intake - August

    Overview

    Gain an advanced understanding of the science of sustainable and profitable food and fibre production, in Australia’s $66 billion agricultural sector and around the world.

    Webinar event: Graduate Studies in Agricultural and Food Science

    We invite you to chat with our faculty experts and have your questions answered about mid-year 2020 entry into the Master of Agricultural Sciences.  Wednesday, 3 June, 6.30 - 7:15pm (AEST)

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    CONTRIBUTE TO A HEALTHY AND WELL-FED WORLD

    In the Master of Agricultural Sciences, you will be able to develop your knowledge of the fundamental and applied science of agriculture to contribute to a healthier world. Whether you want to work in agricultural production, agribusiness, pest and disease prevention, environmental sustainability, international development or the applied sciences, this degree can accelerate your professional development and prepare you for an impactful career.

    CHOOSE FROM FIVE SPECIALISATIONS

    With this degree you will choose from one of five areas of specialisation, but can also complete elective subjects from the other specialisations: The five specialisations are: Agribusiness, Agricultural Extension and Innovation, Animal Science, Crop Production and Food Sustainability.

    STUDY A diverse range of subjects

    Take on subjects such as securing sufficient and healthy food, financial management for agribusiness, to electives like leadership and managing markets. Browse the full range of subjects here.

    DEVELOP ‘SOFT SKILLS’ TO PREPARE YOURSELF FOR CAREER SUCCESS

    Eight of the ten top skills employers have said they seek in university graduates are ‘soft skills’ – personal attributes that help you to work well with a variety of people and in a range of situations: problem solving, teamwork, communication, adaptability, resilience, organisation, creativity and leadership.

    The Master of Agricultural Sciences has been designed to help you develop the soft skills employers want. Our subjects place an emphasis on teamwork, and an internship or research project will develop your organisational skills, creativity and problem-solving ability