Curtin University

Australia ,Perth | Perth

Master of Science (Agriculture and Food Security)

  • Duration: 24
  • $ 38800/year
  • IELTS: 6.5(6)
  • Master

An Australian public research university with its headquarters in Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Curtin University was originally known as Curtin University of Technology and Western Australian Institute of Technology (WAIT). With 59,939 students in 2021, it will be the largest university in Western Australia and bear the name of John Curtin, who served as Prime Minister of Australia from 1941 to 1945. One of Australia's leading public institutions, Curtin University is situated in Perth. According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2022, the university has recently positioned itself among the top 1% of universities worldwide. The only university in Western Australia to receive the highest possible rating for a tertiary institution—five stars plus—is Curtin University.


Because of its extensive array of cutting-edge courses, strong ties to industry, and high-impact research, Curtin University is a well-liked study abroad location.
In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Curtin is listed as one of the worldwide institutions with over 58,000 students from all over the world, and it is placed ninth domestically. The certified and well recognized curricula offered by Curtin are presented in a welcoming, student-centered learning environment, enabling you to customize your studies to your career goals.


The graduates from Curtin University are regarded for being prepared for the workforce and driven to improve the world. The practical emphasis of the courses will boost your employability after graduation by providing you with useful real-world experience. Gain knowledge from qualified instructors and gain exposure to the business world through outings, internships, practical tasks, guest lectures, and networking opportunities. Curtin researchers, business, government, and the community collaborate on several high-impact research initiatives because to the university's outstanding facilities. These international partnerships foster innovation in important industries including business, mining, and health. As a student, they can provide you special chances including access to genuine business and research, employment networks, and novel experiences.

Candidates can learn knowledge and skills for agricultural systems and food security through this master's program. Candidates will research farming practices and measures to ensure a stable food supply in Australia and around the world. These strategies are applicable to Mediterranean climates all over the world and to regions where the amount of rainfall during the cooler months of the year affects agricultural production. The curriculum will include science and technology for crop, pasture, animal, and food production, as well as their incorporation into functional farming systems and the roles of genetics and management in ensuring sustainable production while balancing environmental restrictions. Emerging technologies for precision crop and livestock management are given special attention, along with their contribution to the future sustainability and environmental soundness of production systems. An essential part of the program is a research project in a field connected to food security or agricultural systems. What will you learn? - Possess knowledge of agriculture and food security that goes beyond what is normally associated with the bachelor's level and that allows for the chance for innovation in developing and/or applying ideas, frequently in the context of research. - In larger (or multidisciplinary) contexts relating to agriculture and food security, can apply their knowledge, understanding, and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments. - Can express their results, as well as the information and reasoning behind them, in a clear and straightforward manner to both specialized and non-specialized audiences. - May combine knowledge, manage complexity, and make decisions while reflecting on pertinent social and ethical obligations. - Recognize and respect the fact that agriculture and food security is a global field with diverse viewpoints, as evidenced by the range of opinions discovered while taking this course. - Have acquired the learning abilities to enable them to continue studying and practicing in a way that may be largely independent or self-directed.

FEES: Tuition: $38800 per year

IELTS: 6.5(6) Academics: 2.8 GPA

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