This program is no longer available for enrolment.

Please refer to the alternative program:

Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2014

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Plant Protection.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in agriculture or related science field OR relevant post-secondary study and work experience.

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative program fee 2014: AUD$ 10880

Actual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 5460 1276 or 1800 642 093 (Freecall)

Web:

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Plant Protection.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in agriculture or related science field OR relevant post-secondary study and work experience.

CRICOS Code: 034065B

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Indicative program fee: AUD$ 16080

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is not eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. View program eligibility.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web:

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Plant Protection?

This program will be replaced with the Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Science. Please refer to the following link for information on this exciting new program Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Science.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Plant Protection.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Enrolment in this program is no longer available to Domestic students.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in agriculture or related science field OR relevant post-secondary study and work experience.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 034065B

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is not eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. View program eligibility.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2014:

Indicative program fee 2014: AUD$ 10880

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative program fee: AUD$ 16080

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Graduate Certificate in Plant Protection

Careers

Graduates find employment as: crop protection consultants, crop improvement advisors, field advisors, researchers, plant breeders, and plant protection advisors.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Plant Protection

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Plant Protection, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

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See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Plant Protection.

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Plant Protection