What will I learn?
This course 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).
At the completion of the course 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.
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.
100% comprising postgraduate-level (400, 500, 600 or 700) units.
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. If approved by the Dean, a candidate may complete additional units (four at the postgraduate level) in place of the thesis.
Which department am I in? Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology
Admission to most masters by coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. English language requirements: IELTS of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0, TOEFL (IBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; Writing 22); PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 50; UTAS Access-English Level 7 - 60% (no individual score less than 60%); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.
Students must have a bachelor degree in a science field with a major in the specialist discipline (for 3 semester); or have bachelor degree in a science related area, and some background (e.g. minor sequence) in the specialization discipline (for 4 semester). English language requirements: TOEFL (PBT) 575 TWE 4.5; PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 50; UTASAccess-English Level 7 - 60% (no individual score less than 60%); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
A$26,500.00 (US$ 20,728) per year
26 February 2018, 16 July 2018
University of Tasmania Hobart Campus, Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay Hobart, SANDY BAY, Tasmania, 7005, HOBART, Australia