Agronomy Field of Study Part of the Master of Agricultural Science program

The University of Queensland
In Brisbane (Australia)

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Brisbane (Australia)
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  • Brisbane (Australia)
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Description

As an Agronomy graduate you will play an essential role in the global challenges of producing sustainable, extensive field and fibre crops such as; wheat, barley, rice, sugar cane and cotton under irrigated or non-irrigated environments. Soil fertility and crop nutrition is essential for food production for an increasing world population, while maintaining our environment. You will develop research, multi-disciplinary and leadership skills to enable you to integrate and apply knowledge across the production to consumption chain.The program has been designed to develop core research and leadership skills, scientific knowledge of agriculture but with the flexibility to allow you to select electives from Agribusiness, Animal, Social and Food Sciences. You will have the opportunity to visit production sites in southern Queensland and will complete a significant research project in a selected area of interest.

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Where and when

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Brisbane
Street Lucia, QLD 4072, Queensland, Australia
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Starts Different dates available
Different dates available
Location
Brisbane
Street Lucia, QLD 4072, Queensland, Australia
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· Requirements

Commencing semesters, 2016 Semester 1 Semester 2 Program level Postgraduate Coursework Program code 5563 Faculty Science School School of Agriculture and Food Sciences Location Gatton Delivery mode External, Internal Course List View the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Agronomy field of study.

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What you'll learn on the course

Production
Agronomy
Leadership
Skills and Training
Agricultural Science
Play
Nutrition
Global
Project

Course programme

Why study Agronomy?

As an Agronomy graduate you will play an essential role in the global challenges of producing sustainable, extensive field and fibre crops such as; wheat, barley, rice, sugar cane and cotton under irrigated or non-irrigated environments. Soil fertility and crop nutrition is essential for food production for an increasing world population, while maintaining our environment. You will develop research, multi-disciplinary and leadership skills to enable you to integrate and apply knowledge across the production to consumption chain.

What you can study

The program has been designed to develop core research and leadership skills, scientific knowledge of agriculture but with the flexibility to allow you to select electives from Agribusiness, Animal, Social and Food Sciences. You will have the opportunity to visit production sites in southern Queensland and will complete a significant research project in a selected area of interest.

Courses

View the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Agronomy field of study.

What it costs

Please view the Master of Agricultural Science for indicative fees.

How to apply

Please view the Master of Agricultural Science for information on key dates and how to apply.


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