AGR715 Sustainable Agriculture Thesis (Full Time) (128)

This subject requires the student to carry out an investigation of a topic in sustainable agriculture selected by the student in conjunction with the student's supervisors. The results of the investigation will be written up as a thesis and presented for examination.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Orange Campus
Orange Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Orange Campus
Orange Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: AGR715. 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



Four sessions


School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Restricted to Students enrolled in the Doctor of Sustainable Agriculture

Subject Relationships

AGR716 AGR716 is the Part Time Version of this subject

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • have critically investigated a theoretical or applied problem in the sustainable agriculture field; and
  • have written up the results of the investigation as a thesis.


This subject will cover the following topics:

Each student shall: - pursue either a program of research relevant to the chosen specialisation studies resulting in a thesis that is an original and significant contribution to knowledge; OR - the development and implementation of an extensive sustainable agriculture project or document which demonstrates the capacity of the student to perform at the highest level in business and which appropriately utilises the skills developed OR - the development and implementation of a proposal for extensive policy action which demonstrates the capacity of the student to provide advice at the highest levels of public policy determination OR - conduct a research project based on the approved thesis proposal, working with supervisor(s) approved by the University; and present research findings in an approved thesis form for examination by examiners approved by the University.


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.