AGR501 Special Topic 1 (8)

This subject provides an in-depth special topics project study at an advanced level which must be related to the discipline area selected by the student for Integrated Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Coursework Masters programs.
This subject forms part of a suite of subjects (AGR501 to AGR503) to enable students to undertake separate units of study within a given course (including specialisation areas).

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CY O'Connor - Muresk Institute
Orange Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CY O'Connor - Muresk Institute
Orange Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Orange Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: AGR501. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Enrolment is restricted to students in the following courses, Master of Sustainable Agriculture (Articulated Suite) Master of Viticulture and Oenology Bachelor of Science (Honours) Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Integrated Honours)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge in the topic
  • Be able to write a comprehensive literature search and revue on the relevant subject.
  • Be able to evaluate the technical and theoretical knowledge and identify its potential for application to research or practical use


This subject will cover the following topics:

- The syllabus is different in each topic and will be discussed and approved by the appropriate supervisor and the enrolling student.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.