Master of Agricultural Science

Study Discipline: Agriculture Studies
Study Programme Details
City: Gatton
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey in agricultural science with the Master of Agricultural Science. Designed for recent graduates, holders of a Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Science, and established professionals seeking to enhance their skills, this program offers a comprehensive curriculum to prepare you for success in the diverse field of agriculture and environmental management.

Select from a diverse range of nearly 40 courses, allowing you to tailor your studies to align with your interests and career objectives. You also have the option to undertake an independent research project, enhancing your technical and research skills under the guidance of leading academics or industry experts.

Graduates of this program demonstrate proficiency in applying leadership, research, and problem-solving skills to address global challenges, expanding career prospects across government, commercial, community, or research-based roles.


Immerse yourself in excellence with the Master of Agricultural Science at Australia’s top-ranked institution for agriculture. Benefit from access to world-leading research academics and cutting-edge research facilities across two campuses, as you delve into the latest advances in agricultural science.

Experience hands-on learning opportunities through field visits and laboratory practicals, honing your skills in precision agriculture techniques, genetic technologies, and sustainable resource management. Prepare for a fulfilling career where you can make a meaningful impact on global food security and environmental sustainability.

Admission Requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or
  • a graduate certificate or graduate diploma in agricultural science, or
  • to have successfully completed at least 3 years of study towards an approved qualification at an overseas partner institution, with a formal pathway to the Master of Agricultural Science.
  • a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in agricultural science, animal science, biological science, plant science, botany, horticulture or agronomy veterinary science, wildlife biology or zoology.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Agricultural Research Methodologies
  • Leadership in Rural Industries and Communities
  • Global Challenges in Agriculture
  • Principles of Plant Physiology

Annual fee:

  • International AUD $48,160
  • Domestic $4,730

Future Career Outcomes

Unlock a wealth of opportunities across various sectors, from government agencies to commercial enterprises, with the Master of Agricultural Science. Alumni have successfully applied their skills in diverse roles, addressing industry demands and contributing to the advancement of agricultural science and environmental sustainability.

Visa Requirements:

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