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Field of Study

Plant Protection

Master of Agricultural Science

As a Plant Protection graduate you'll have developed first-hand expertise in crop monitoring, pest and disease identification, management and reporting.

You'll develop research, multi-disciplinary and leadership skills to enable you to integrate and apply knowledge across the production to consumption chain. This field is offered at the St Lucia and Gatton campuses.

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:

  • Plant protection adviser
  • Pest management researcher
  • Agricultural scientist
  • Agricultural consultant

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

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