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Agricultural Science

Massey University

36 months
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23616 USD/year
5079 USD/year
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About

Agriculture dominates New Zealand’s economy - generating billions in export earnings every year. The Bachelor of Agricultural Science at Massey University will give you the relevant, up-to-date skills to help you take your place in this exciting industry.

Overview

You will dig into every aspect of agriculture. That includes pastures, crops, animal and soil sciences, economics, agribusiness.  and the influence of Government policies, regulations and Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. You will learn about future and present issues in the industry and gain skills in the use of technology in agriculture. Disciplines like engineering, physics, chemistry and biology are also an important part of gaining a broad understanding of the primary industries.

Experience before you graduate

Industry experience is integrated into this degree. You’ll be able to experience and analyse real-world scenarios while you are studying. We align this programme with what employers are looking for – globally. Most agriculture students secure employment before they graduate.

Variety

One of the best things about this degree is the variety of study. You’ll learn about animals and agriculture, soils and pasture, be introduced to agribusiness and decision-making skills. You’ll also study economics, chemistry, physics and ecology.

Practical work

As part of this Bachelor of Agricultural Science programme at Massey University, you’ll need to do at least 26 weeks of full-time work. This is usually done during the summer when work is readily available on farms and with rural businesses.

Programme Structure

Compulsory courses:

  • Economics for Business
  • Livestock Production Science
  • Plants for Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Policy, Regulation and Government in Primary Industry
  • Engineering Principles in Food and Fibre Production
  • Agri-Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

120 credits/year

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • For most undergraduate level programmes, the minimum academic entry requirement is successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance. 
  • International students who have previously studied at a New Zealand secondary school should refer to the secondary school requirements section.
  • International students who have completed 3 x B at level 5 or 6 passes in the New Zealand Diploma of Business may apply for entry into a Bachelor's programme

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23616 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23616 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5079 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5079 USD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic students: $7,258.90
  • International students: $33,770.00

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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