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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
This Agricultural Science with Honours from University of Tasmania specifically aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills, competencies and awareness in preparation for employment in agricultural research organisations and businesses as well as for higher degree research.
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A candidate who has completed the Third Examination of the Bachelor of Agricultural Science with sufficient merit will be invited by the Head of School to enrol for the degree of Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours.

The Agricultural Science with Honours from University of Tasmania aims to provide:

  • Advanced knowledge and scientific training in a specialised area of agricultural science;
  • Training in research as preparation for employment in a research organisation or for postgraduate study in Master or PhD programs.


Students are well prepared for employment in research and other positions with industry, government and business organisations. An Honours degree also enables graduates to apply to undertake a Masters or PhD degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Farming Systems and Business Management
  • Agricultural Science Honours Thesis 
  • Insect Ecology and Behaviour
  • Plant Pathology
  • Animal Science
  • Horticultural Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Prospective Honours students must gain a minimum 65% credit average in year 3 of the BAgrSc course. Eligible students will be notified of their acceptance following publication of year-3 results.

CRICOS: 094552A

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37884 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 151527 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units they enrol in. 

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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