Southern Cross Plant Science produces internationally competitive research that underpins the cultivation and utilisation of plants in agricultural systems.

Study a Master of Science (Plant Science) at Southern Cross University and you will expand knowledge of how genetic and environmental factors contribute to end-use properties of crops and other added-value natural products. With expertise ranging from breeding to plant chemistry, we have topics to suit a range of interests.

Through this world-class degree, students enhance their skills and knowledge in an exciting and diverse research environment.

You will also participate in training that includes workshops in scientific writing, data and information management, statistics, bioinformatics and lab management. Opportunities for short-term work-integrated learning are also available.

Academic staff in the Faculty of Science and Engineering can provide supervision for various discipline areas. Please search for a supervisor on our Find a Supervisor page.

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