Master of Applied Science (Agricultural Science)

University of Tasmania - UTas

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Overview

Masters Degree
Hobart
2.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

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.

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