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).


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Orange Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On 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.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of AGR501 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Project plan overview
Detailed plan
Final exam

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.