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
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    32
  • Delivery location
    Gatton
  • AQF
    Level 9

Entry requirements

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.

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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