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Master of  Agribusiness

Program code: 5562
CRICOS code: 079391E

Location

Gatton

Duration

2 Years full-time

Commencing

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)

Why study the Master of Agribusiness

Agribusiness is the study of food and fibre consumers, retailers, marketers, processors and primary producers, with a focus on profitably managing the producer-to-consumer chain.

This program gives students opportunities to enhance their knowledge, skills and practice; develop their careers; and be able to deliver more profitable outcomes for agribusiness. Students learn to locate, analyse, interpret, synthesise and apply information to agribusiness problems and opportunities. Graduates demonstrate specialized knowledge of agribusiness management, and business and communication skills associated with their selected areas of study.

This program is designed to meet the needs of professionals 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 enhance their employment prospects or work towards a research-based higher degree.

Summary

  • Program code
    5562
  • Faculty
  • Duration
    2 Years full-time
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
    Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    32
  • Delivery location
    Gatton
  • AQF
    Level 9
  • CRICOS code
    079391E

Admissions criteria

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field; or

Graduate Certificate in Agribusiness.

UQ or equivalent GPA of 4.5 or above on a 7 point scale.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Visa requirements

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Master of Agribusiness are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa.

The Australian Government has simplified the visa application process. Now, all international students apply for the Student Visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted. Find out more about the visa application process.

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:

Programs and Courses

If you're a current student who has already commenced study at UQ, refer to Programs and Courses in my.UQ for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Find out more about financial aid, including scholarships and financial aid programs.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $40,304
Indicative fee 2019

The "indicative annual fee" is the cost of enrolling in the Master of Agribusiness for the 2019 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 16 units per academic year.

If you enrol in a larger or smaller study load, your fees will be calculated on a proportionate basis.

All fees are reviewed annually.

Visit Tuition fees for more information.

Scholarships

International students are eligible to apply for a number of scholarships and prizes. These may be offered by the University, the Australian Government, foreign governments, or private organisations.

Many scholarships have specific eligibility criteria and are very competitive. More information, including information about how to apply, is available on the Scholarships website.

Applying online

Apply now

All international student applications for the Master of Agribusiness can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form or through an approved UQ agent in your country.

The program code for the Master of Agribusiness is 5562. You'll need this when applying.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate coursework study.

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Additional application information

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Important dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you need to meet when applying for postgraduate study.

The closing date for the Master of Agribusiness is:

  • To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

A full list of dates relevant to UQ students is available on the Student Matters Calendar.

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