Admission requirements

An application may be submitted at any time.

Admission is subject to availability of facilities and supervision.

Applicants must:

  • Possess a degree equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from the University
  • Satisfy additional requirements, if any, that may be prescribed by the Dean (Graduate Studies).

All candidates are expected to be proficient in English comprehension and expression.

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Research proposal

Research strengths at Southern Cross Plant Science which sits under the umbrella of the Faculty of Science and Engineering include:

  • Crop and forest tree genetics
  • Genomics and bioinformatics
  • Abiotic stress proteomics
  • Agronomy
  • Plant secondary products
  • Nutritional composition of grains.

Postgraduate research projects on offer address: food security, nutrition, crop adaptation to climate change, agricultural soils, agronomy, pre-breeding, abiotic stress tolerance, and crop genetic diversity.