Master in Agricultural Science – Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Australia 2019

The University of Western Australia

Study in:Australia
8 days
Deadline: 27 July 2019


Enhance your knowledge and skills for a future in the rapidly evolving field of agricultural science with a specialization of either Agricultural Economics, Crop and Livestock Farming Systems, Genetics and Breeding or Soil Science and Plant Nutrition.

The challenges of a rapidly growing population and the limitations of land and fresh water all affect the ability of agriculture to meet the demand for food, fibre and fuel.

World populations and economies are increasing their demands for food and fibre. Agricultural systems are placed under pressure to meet environmental, social and economic goals. This Agricultural Science – Soil Science and Plant Nutrition course from The University of Western Australia prepares you with the knowledge and skills you need for a future in the rapidly evolving field of agricultural science.

Career Pathways

You could find work as an environmental consultant, environmental manager, agricultural scientist, land economist, agricultural consultant any many more.

Career Opportunities

  • Agricultural Consultant
  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Economist

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Agribusiness
  • Data Management and Analysis in the Natural Sciences
  • Land Capability Assessment
  • Crops and Cropping Systems
  • Data Use in the Natural Sciences
  • Good, Bogus and Corrupted Science
  • Advanced Crop Production Science
  • Plant and Human Nutrition
  • International Agriculture: Research and Development (Soil Science and Plant Nutrition)
  • Advanced Land Use and Management
  • Case Studies in Breeding and Biotechnology
  • Organic Agriculture
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Sustainable Grazing Systems
  • Advanced Land Use and Management
  • Geographic Information Systems Applications

Academic Requirements

Admission RequirementsTo be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a relevant bachelor’s degree, that aligns with one of the specializations of this course, or an equivalent qualification, as recognized by UWA.



Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Detailed Program Facts

Starting in July 2019

You can apply until: 27 July 2019

For more information please visit program website.

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