Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 2 years full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3CM121
The core courses provide students with fundamental competencies, while allowing the flexibility to tailor the degree to their individual backgrounds and career objectives. For example, students may focus on specific interests from value-chain management or marketing, to natural resource issues or agricultural policy analysis.
The Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business is an AQF Level 9 qualification with a standard full-time duration of two years, 48 units. The maximum duration of this program is six years. The program is offered in trimester mode. There are three intakes in each academic year (January, May and September).
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I am a:
SATAC Code 3CM121 Mid-year entry Subject to availability Intake January, May and September Enquiries Ask AdelaideGraduate entry only
Graduate Entry A completed three-year Bachelors degree or equivalent.SATAC Code: 3CM121
CRICOS 068572B Intake January, May and September
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Relevant Bachelor degree or equivalent with high level of academic achievement eg: Economics, Business, Agriculture, Animal Science, Environmental Studies, International Studies.
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $28,000
Annual tuition fees International student place: $38,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Students are trained for careers in the increasingly complex and diverse local, national and global value-chain networks, including:
- food retailers
- food processors
- banks and financial agencies
- agricultural consultancy services
- research centres
- input suppliers
- government and non-government organisations.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Advertising / Wine Promoter, Management Consultant, Manager / Business Management, Market Researcher, Marketing - Agriculture, Food & Wine, Bioinformatics, Retail, Export / Import trade, Statistician, Government Officer, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, International Trade or Business Analyst
A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.
To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.
The Masters program includes:
- three (9 units) core foundation courses
- three (9 units) core electives.
The program also includes a 12 unit applied research project and six (18 units) electives that make up the remaining course requirements.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Example Study Plan
Indicative Study Plan
Core courses to the value of 9 units AGRIBUS 7055: Global Food and Agricultural Markets
AGRIBUS 7054: Global Food and Agricultural Policy Analysis
AGRIBUS 7057: Trends and Issues in the World Food System
Three courses to the value of 9 units AGRIBUS 7053: Globalisation and Agriculture in Emerging Economies
AGRIBUS 7060: Innovation Systems and Policy Transformation
AGRIBUS 7056: Management and Performance of Global Food Chains
AGRIBUS 7059: Experiences and Insights in Agri-food Systems
AGRIBUS 7064: Water Security and Governance
TRADE 7005: Agriculture and Food in International Trade
Elective courses to the value of 18 units, chosen from courses offered in the following postgraduate programs: - Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business
- Master of Marketing
- Master of International Business
- Master of International Trade and Development
- Exchange, Study Tours and Internships
Students may include other postgraduate level courses offered in trimester format, subject to the approval of the Program Adviser.
Research projects to the value of 12 units
Students must complete the following research projects to a total of 12 units:
AGRIBUS 7061: Research Project Part 1 - Research Principles and Methods
AGRIBUS 7062A: Research Project Part 2 - Theoretical Frameworks and Research Design
AGRIBUS 7062B: Research Project Part 3 - Data Gathering and Analysis
Exams, written and oral assignments and investigative projects; includes both group and individual participation.
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Last updated: Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017