Master of Agricultural Science (By Research)

La Trobe University

This program enables research in a wide range of areas including but not restricted to: nutrition; microbiology; biochemistry; parasitology; crop and pasture nutrition; soil science and domestic animal endocrinology; developmental biology; and neurobiology.

Course Fee:


International: $72,800

Entry Requirements:

Honours degree in Science or equivalent with a specialisation in an agricultural or biological discipline; applicants with Honours at H2B level or equivalent may be considered in some instances; international students must meet the relevant academic and English language requirements

Structure:

As a Master's by research candidate, students will undertake a supervised research project that culminates in the submission of a thesis for examination.

Subjects you can Study:

Agricultural sciences

Recognition:

Graduates of the Master of Agricultural Science may apply for membership with the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (AIAST). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the AIAST for details.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00115M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info Yes Full time 2 years
Melbourne No info Yes Part time 4 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00115M

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