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La Trobe University
University Handbook 2014

Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Science

Course code/s: SPAS - Melbourne

Course coordinator: Dr Peter Sale

This one-year course is worth 120 credit points. The course is designed to meet the interests of individual candidates. It provides candidates with the opportunity to update their scientific understanding and skills to compete for positions in the agriculture and agribusiness sector. For candidates with a three year pass degree, the course provides the opportunity to prepare for higher degree study, such as the Master of Agricultural Science or Doctor of Philosophy.

It comprises coursework and may include a research project. Specific areas of research are detailed under the Master of Agricultural Science. The duration of the course is normally one year of full-time study, but part-time study is available. Contact the Department of Agricultural Sciences for further details.

Note: SCI5AIM (Academic Integrity Module) is a not-for-credit subject which you are required to complete online at the commencement of your first semester. The subject is designed to enhance your knowledge and awareness of issues concerning academic integrity.