Master of Sustainable Agriculture

Charles Sturt University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Food & Dining, Grounds
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Agriculture
Program Type: Master's Degree
Distance: Distance Education
Commitment: Full-Time


The Sustainable Agriculture program brings together studies in the three key domains of sustainability: agricultural and natural systems; agribusiness; and the humanities. Through the development of creative and critical perspectives on sustainability, the courses focus on innovative ways of enhancing agriculture for the medium to long term. Graduates are equipped to provide leadership in policy, research and strategic management that is relevant to a wide range of industry contexts. The program allows students to rapidly complete a Graduate Certificate and /or progress through a Graduate Diploma to Master degree, and thence be credited into the Doctorate when entry requirements are met. The course can be studied full-time at Orange Campus or by distance education. The aim of Graduate Certificate of Sustainable Agriculture is to provide a graduate qualification in sustainable agriculture which will meet the vocational and professional requirements of students. It aims to develop further understanding of topic areas undertaken in a prior qualification, or develop new understanding in areas to broaden the knowledge of students.

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