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Agricultural Sciences

PhD / Doctoral.
The University of Melbourne

40

in world course ranking*

2

in local course ranking*
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About the course

A PhD helps students to specialise in one of the key research areas from soil and plant health, animal production and welfare, food sciences or agribusiness. By the end of the program, students should have made a significant and unique contribution to an existing area of knowledge through a thesis under academic supervision.

What you might learn

While researching for your thesis, you will be able to access specialist support including attending seminars, writing boot camps and workshops. Upon completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate academic leadership, creativity and innovation in your research work.

Career outcome

Upon graduating from this program, you may be employed in roles such as agricultural consultant, agricultural scientist, academic, policy maker, food chemist, plant geneticist, and etc. in companies including Cargill, Syngenta, Food and Agriculture Organisation, General Mills, SGS, and etc.

Living Costs in Melbourne**



Restaurant
(Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant)
A$ 15 - 20

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom in City Centre)
A$ 1,583 - 2,094

Rent per Month
(1 bedroom Outside of Centre)
A$ 1,207 - 1,596

Transportation
(Daily)
A$ 7 - 9

Utilities per Month
(Electricity, Mobile & Internet)
A$ 240 - 318

Average Salary***


*Source: QS World University Subjects Rankings (2019)
**Source: numbeo.com
***Source: payscale.com

Costs

Tuition fees per year

A$ 40,832

Information

Duration

4 years

Upcoming Intakes

Feb 2020

Course Code

056964G

Hotline

+61 3 9663 5333

Email

australia@augstudy.com

Scholarships

Global Graduate Merit Scholarship

Up to 50% of tuition fees

Graduate Research Scholarships

Up to A$110,000

International Graduate Merit Scholarships

Up to 50% of tuition fees

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