Graduate Certificate of Science (Agricultural Sciences)
- CRICOS: 069701A
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 4 units
- 0.5 year/s or part-time equivalent
Up-skill in a different area to broaden your career options
The Graduate Certificate of Science (Agricultural Sciences) enables graduates from a range of science related disciplines to gain an overview of the direction of global agriculture in the 21st Century and enhance their knowledge base of specific skills in agricultural production. Up-skill and broaden your career prospects in an area where demand is growing for educated professionals.
In this degree you have the opportunity to study areas such as food security, the application of new technologies to agricultural production and research, crop biology, soil management and advances in agricultural machinery, among others.
Other specialisations in the Graduate Certificate of Science include: Applied Data Science, Applied Climate Science, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Environment and Sustainability,General, Mathematics for High School Teaching, Mathematics for Primary/Middle School Teaching, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Psychology in Schools, Science for Primary/Middle School Teaching, Wine Science.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (4 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- 3-year Bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent.
- equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption procedure.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.