Master of Applied Science (Agricultural Science)

STUDY ABROAD


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033207A


Courses Overview

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.


Department

Which department am I in? Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

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.


Entry Requirement For International Student

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.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne


Full Time (Minimum 2 Years, up to a maximum of 5 Years)

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