Why study the Master of Agribusiness

Agribusiness is the study of consumers, retailers, marketers, and primary producers - and the business of keeping the chain working profitably.

This program meets the needs of three groups of professionals: those working in agribusiness who wish to upgrade their management skills; those wishing to redirect their careers into agribusiness; and new graduates in either business or agricultural/rural science wishing to add to their employment prospects.

Students have opportunities to enhance their knowledge, skills and practice; to develop their careers; and to deliver better and more profitable outcomes for Australian agribusiness. Students learn to locate, interpret, synthesise and apply information from a variety of sources. Graduates demonstrate a high level of specialised knowledge of agribusiness management, and business and communication skills associated with selected areas of study.

Summary

  • Program code
    5155
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    24
  • Delivery location
    Gatton
  • AQF
    Level 9

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in business, marketing or an approved discipline. UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Master of Agribusiness are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Master of Agribusiness. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Early exit points

Depending on your choice of courses, it might be possible to withdraw from the Master of Agribusiness at an early exit point and graduate with one of the following awards:

Further study options

Graduates of the Master of Agribusiness have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Courses and Programs

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