Applicants wishing to enrol directly into the Doctor of Sustainable Agriculture must have completed an Honours degree, Class 1 or Class 2 (Division 1), a Master degree with Credit average, or Master of Philosophy, and have at least three years relevant professional experience.
Students who complete the Master of Sustainable Agriculture with a Credit average are eligible to apply to progress to the Doctor of Sustainable Agriculture.
Intending applicants should contact the Sub-Dean, Graduate Studies to discuss the proposal before submitting the prescribed application form. In addition, applicants must complete a form describing their area of interest, which should accompany their application. Please phone info.csu on 1800 334 733 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for the contact details of the appropriate person.
Admission to candidature is subject to approval by the Board of Graduate Studies.
CSU places great emphasis on services to its students. It is a leader in the provision of online services and, in particular, the use of the internet in the support of teaching, administration and communications with students.
The online environment is so integrated into all aspects of student life and the learning experience at CSU that the University now assumes that all on campus and distance education students at CSU will have ongoing access to an internet connected computer capable of communicating with CSU online systems.
Students enrolled in Information Technology subjects (i.e. with an ITC subject code) may be required to have additional hardware and/or software that is deemed essential for the completion of the learning activities in that subject.
Applicants will be deemed to have sufficient English proficiency if they
The Presiding Officer of the Board of Graduate Studies may, in special circumstances, on behalf of the Board waive the above proficiency requirements after consulting the relevant Dean, Sub-Dean and nominated Supervisor.
NOTE: A Faculty may require a higher standard of proficiency than that specified above for programs deemed to be linguistically demanding.
On campus; Distance education
Session 1; Session 2
Higher Degree by Research
3-4 years full-time, 6-8 years part-time
Research at CSU is helping us understand and respond to the changes in the world around us.
Bottle colour and thickness can reduce white wine spoilage from light, increasing shelf life and maintaining quality
"At CSU I have the freedom to set my own research goals but the quality of supervision is excellent."
"Being able to achieve better outcomes for people with asthma through implementation of a pharmacy-based asthma management service has been the highlight of my research career"
Research by CSU Masters of Philosophy student Luke Pearce aims to help the survival of a tiny native fish once found throughout the southern part of the Murray Darling Basin
CSU PhD student Karolina Petrovic outlines her research into what the common Brushtail Possum eats along in the Australian bush.