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What will I learn?

Broaden your skills, knowledge and career options

Broaden your knowledge, skills and career prospects by studying The Graduate Diploma of Science (Agricultural Sciences). This flexible degree enables graduates to study the major challenges for Agricultural Sciences both globally and nationally in the 21st Century. This is coupled with knowledge and skills selected by you from a range of agricultural themes based on agricultural machinery, climate risk, crop science, precision agriculture, soil management and viticulture. Join an industry where there is strong demand for university educated professionals.

Career opportunities

By studying the Graduate Diploma of Science (Agricultural Sciences) you can broaden your career prospects to include employment in agricultural consulting, agricultural science laboratories, climate risk analysis, crop production, farm technologies and precision agriculture, soils management and viticulture.

Other majors

Other specialisations in the Graduate Diploma of Science include: Applied Climate Science, Applied Data Science, Environment and Sustainability, General, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics and Astronomy and Sport and Exercise.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences

CRICOS

031448M

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$37,600.00 (20,45,702) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Venue

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus,

487-535 West Street,

TOOWOOMBA,

Queensland,

4350, TOOWOOMBA, Australia

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$37,600.00 (20,45,702) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have an Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in an approved discipline area, or equivalent or a minimum of five years’ relevant professional work experience. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.5 (or better)(no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) score of 570 (with a minimum Test of Written English score TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 230 (with an essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)/ C1 Advanced or Proficiency (CPE)/C2 Proficiency with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

For international students

3-year Bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent.
or
equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption procedure.

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.5 (or better) (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) - 570 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 230 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) - 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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