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Doctor of Philosophy - Agricultural Sciences

The University of Melbourne
4 years full time / 8 years part time
Full time/part time
Doctorate / PhD
On campus
Melbourne (Australia)
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Program description

A Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Science helps you demonstrate academic leadership, increasing independence, creativity and innovation in your research work.

Make a significant and unique contribution

Write an 80,000 words thesis under academic supervision, which examines a specific problem, issue or topic. You’ll make a significant and original contribution to an existing area of knowledge in your field of study.

SPecialise in a key research area

Unearth groundbreaking study in areas including: soil and plant health, animal health, animal production and welfare, food sciences and agribusiness.

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Gain specialist support

While researching for your thesis, you will be able to access specialist support for graduate research degree students, including: lectures and seminars, writing boot camps and workshops.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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About this institute

The University of Melbourne - a distinctive contribution to society in research.

Established in 1853, The University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, teaching and knowledge transfer. As a fine academic institution, Melbourne honours its traditional promise to uphold the scholarly values of intellectual...

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Why study at The University of Melbourne

Because the Melbourne Model allows you to combine over 100 areas of study, you’re free to shape the degree that’ll ultimately shape your world. You can blend psychology with artificial intelligence, wine making with international communications, music with biomedicine.

With such generous choice and scope, you’ll become the person who makes a difference: knowledgeable and well-rounded, in high demand globally, someone who can think critically and creatively, speak persuasively, adapt to new challenges and collaborate with your peers.

Australia ranked #2 study abroad country

Australia has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in the world for 2020! With everything from the tranquility of the Gold Coast beaches to the adventure of the Australian Alps, take a trip “Down Under” and discover why Australia is a great choice for an exceptional study abroad experience.


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