Postgraduate Information

Masters Programmes Offered

  •  Master of Science,
  •  Master of Science in Agriculture,
  •  Master of Science programmes are offered, whereby students engage in full-time research under the supervision of an academic staff member.  Applicants must have a credit-weighted average of at least 60% at Honours level or equivalent must be achieved to be considered for this programme.  This degree takes a minimum of one year.  The application date is open.

PhD Programmes Offered

  •  Doctor of Philosophy,
  •  Doctor of Science in Agriculture,
  •  A Doctoral programme is offered where students engage in novel research supervised by academic members of staff.  This is typically involves three years of study.  The application date is open.

Postdoctoral study

  • Remunerated, postdoctoral research positions are available on application.  


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