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Field of Study

Horticulture

Master of Agricultural Science

As a Horticulture graduate you'll play an essential role in the global challenges of producing sustainable, high-quality and nutritious food for an increasing world population, while maintaining our environment and quality of life in urban areas.

You'll develop research, multi-disciplinary and leadership skills to enable you to integrate and apply knowledge across the production to consumption chain.

Highlights

25 in the world for agriculture and forestry

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Australia for agriculture and forestry

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Horticulturalist
  • Agricultural scientist
  • Agricultural consultant
  • Land information systems officer

Graduate salary

Agriculture & environmental studies (postgraduate)

$72K–$84K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Horticulture Production
  • Principles of Integrated Plant Protection
  • Soil and Growth Media Management
  • Principles of Weed Science