Agriculture and Environment

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Agriculture and Environment

Master of Agriculture and Environment

Students must complete 72 credit points from Table A below, comprising:
(i) 24 credit points of core units of study
(ii) 24 credit points of elective units of study, including at least 12 credit points of specialisation units of study
(iii) 24 credit points of capstone units of study
Students who have completed relevant prior learning at an equivalent level may be given up to 24 credit points advanced standing.

Graduate Diploma of Agriculture and Environment

Students must complete 48 credit points including:
(i) 48 credit points from Table A below
(ii) at least 12 credit points of specialisation elective units.

Graduate Certificate in Agriculture and Environment

Students must complete 24 credit points including:
(i) 12 credit points of Agricultural and Environmental Technologies specialisation electives
(ii) 12 credit points of units of study from Table B

Specialisations

The specialisations are:
(a) Agricultural and Environmental Economics
(b) Agricultural and Environmental Technologies

Table A

Core
AFNR5511
Soil Processes, Assessment and Management
6      Semester 1
AFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues
6    A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues.
Semester 2
AGRI4001
Advanced Plant Production Systems
6    P 144 credit points of units including AGRI2001 and AGRI3888


Some activities will take place at the University's Camden campus and/or at other field sites around NSW.
Semester 1
WORK6002
Strategic Management

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1a
Semester 2
Specialisation electives
Agricultural and Environmental Economics
AREC3002
Agricultural Markets
6    P AREC2005 or AREC2001 or AGEC2103 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 2
AREC3004
Economics of Water and Bio-Resources
6    P AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
AREC3005
Agricultural Finance and Risk
6    P AREC2005 or AREC2001 or AREC2002 or AGEC2101 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2040
Semester 1
AREC3006
Agricultural Production Economics
6    P AREC2005 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or AREC2003
N AREC2001 or AREC3001
Semester 1
AREC3007
Benefit-Cost Analysis
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or AREC2005 or AREC2003
N (AREC2004 and RSEC4131)
Semester 2
ECOS3013
Environmental Economics
6    P AREC2005 or AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Intensive February
Semester 2
Agricultural and Environmental Technologies
AFNR5110
Crop Improvement

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    A Basic knowledge of plant genetics and breeding, similar to that covered by GENE4012 and GENE4013.
Semester 2
AFNR5210
Sustainable Horticultural Cropping
6      Semester 1
AFNR5502
Remote Sensing, GIS and Land Management
6    A ENVX3001 and SOIL3004.
Semester 1
AGRO4006
New and Emerging Tech in Animal Science
6    P 48cp of 1000-3000 level units including at least 6cp of BIOL1XXX
Semester 2
ENVI5708
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
6      Semester 1
General Electives
AREC3003
Econ of Minerals and Energy Industries

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Semester 1
ECOS3002
Development Economics
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901 or ECOS2002 or ECOS2902
Semester 2
ECOS3005
Industrial Organisation
6    P ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
N ECOS2201
Semester 2
ECOS3013
Environmental Economics
6    P AREC2005 or AREC2003 or RSEC2031 or ECOS2001 or ECOS2901
Intensive February
Semester 2
ECON5001
Microeconomic Theory
6    N ECON5040
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI5809
Environmental Simulation Modelling
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level Mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 2a
ENVI5708
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
6      Semester 1
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6      Semester 1
IBUS5002
Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    N IBUS5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5031
Ecological Econ and Sustainable Analysis
6      Semester 1
PHYS5033
Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5034
Life Cycle Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 2
STAT5002
Introduction to Statistics
6    A HSC Mathematics
Semester 1
Semester 2
SUST5001
Introduction to Sustainability
6   

Note: Students in the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability, Graduate Diploma in Sustainability or Master of Sustainability must take this unit in their first semester of study. This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Capstone
AFNR5901
Research Review
6    C AFNR5904
N AFNR5902 or AFNR5903

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1

Semester 1
Semester 2
AFNR5904
Research Proposal and Approach
6    C AFNR5901

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1

Semester 1
Semester 2
AFNR5905
Research Paper
6    P AFNR5901 and AFNR5904
C AFNR5906
Semester 1
Semester 2
AFNR5906
Research Communication
6    P AFNR5901 and AFNR5904
C AFNR5905
Semester 1
Semester 2

Table B

AFNR5110
Crop Improvement

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    A Basic knowledge of plant genetics and breeding, similar to that covered by GENE4012 and GENE4013.
Semester 2
AFNR5210
Sustainable Horticultural Cropping
6      Semester 1
AFNR5502
Remote Sensing, GIS and Land Management
6    A ENVX3001 and SOIL3004.
Semester 1
AFNR5510
The Soil at Work

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
AFNR5511
Soil Processes, Assessment and Management
6      Semester 1
AFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues
6    A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues.
Semester 2
AGRI4001
Advanced Plant Production Systems
6    P 144 credit points of units including AGRI2001 and AGRI3888


Some activities will take place at the University's Camden campus and/or at other field sites around NSW.
Semester 1
AGRO4006
New and Emerging Tech in Animal Science
6    P 48cp of 1000-3000 level units including at least 6cp of BIOL1XXX
Semester 2
ENVI5708
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
6      Semester 1
ENVI5809
Environmental Simulation Modelling
6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level Mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 2a
HORT4005
Research and Practice in Horticulture

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P HORT3005
Semester 2
PHYS5033
Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PHYS5034
Life Cycle Analysis
6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 2
STAT5002
Introduction to Statistics
6    A HSC Mathematics
Semester 1
Semester 2
SUST5001
Introduction to Sustainability
6   

Note: Students in the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability, Graduate Diploma in Sustainability or Master of Sustainability must take this unit in their first semester of study. This unit of study involves essay-writing. Academic writing skills equivalent to HSC Advanced English or significant consultation via the Writing Hub is assumed.
Semester 1
Semester 2