Plant Biosecurity
Graduate Certificate (GradCertPlantBiosec)

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Graduate Certificate in Plant Biosecurity

Learn how we can protect our borders from invasion by pests and diseases, beginning with our six-month graduate certificate program on plant biosecurity.

Join a rapidly growing industry and help protect our agricultural industries

As a biosecurity specialist you will join a rapidly growing field of experts working across industries including agriculture, environmental science, sustainability, and international and domestic trade.

You will learn how State and Federal government agencies and industry respond to exotic incursions, how they manage of pest organisms and their effects on trade - benefiting from particularly strong links with external research centres such as the CRC for Plant Biosecurity.

Learn from our dedicated, professional and research-focused teaching staff

You will also explore the range of key activities involving risk analysis, quarantine and surveillance currently preventing introduced species or 'exotic organisms' crossing our borders, from our dedicated and professional teaching staff.

After completing your Graduate Certificate you can then apply to join the Graduate Diploma in Plant Biosecurity.

You also become eligible for membership to the Australian Entomological Society, the Australian Plant Pathology Society, the Australia Ecological Society, the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science, the Australian Society of Horticultural Sciences and the Australian Society for Risk Analysis.

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Postgrad study is all about developing your passion further, a one-degree-fits-all approach just simply doesn't work for everybody.

We're flexible about what and how you choose to study - and we employ great academic thinkers who care about helping you along your new path.

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