Master of AgriScience

Massey University

Subject area

Agricultural Science

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Entry requirements

Appropriate degree or equivalent.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:

$62,000

Median earnings one year after study

$64,000

Median earnings two years after study

$68,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

67%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand - Audrey Reid Grant

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

Up to $600.00

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Don Scott Agricultural Education Trust Grants

Provided by:

Massey University

Website:

http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/admission/scholarships-bursaries-awards/

Value:

$500

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263
Email: contact@massey.ac.nz
Web: http://www.massey.ac.nz

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Sources

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