Master of AgriScience
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will have the capacity to acquire, analyse and interpret information pertaining to the physical, economic and environmental performance of land-based systems. They will have the ability to work independently, accept responsibility for personal development and achieve the academic standards and aptitude necessary for postgraduate study. They will have knowledge of scientific principles, industry structures, practices and current issues in agriculture, horticulture or the equine industry, and the role of new technologies. Graduates will be equipped with research methods skills based on topics that include the scientific method, systems approaches to problem-solving, survey methods, analysis and presentation of research results. They will be equipped with the research skills to implement projects and programmes and write theses. They will be able to produce a body of independent research and publish results of their findings.
Key Information for Students
A Bachelor of AgriScience, with a major in the intended postgraduate subject with a minimum B average over the qualifying 300-level courses, or equivalent.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Stan Florence Agricultural Industry Scholarship
up to $5,000
Charles W R Smith Memorial Scholarship
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.