Plant Biosecurity
Graduate Diploma (GradDipPlantBiosec)

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Graduate Diploma in Plant Biosecurity

Develop your knowledge and expertise in the field of plant biosecurity through our 12-month graduate diploma program.

Help protect our home-grown industries and economic advantage

As a biosecurity specialist you will be working within a rapidly growing field of science, affecting industries such as agriculture, environmental science, sustainability, and international and domestic trade.

Whether you choose to follow a research or industry-based role, you will be part of profession dedicated to helping monitor, identify and prevent the economic, social and environmental impact of harmful plant pests and diseases on our local soil.

Use our strong research links to update your current industry knowledge

Learn how State and Federal government agencies and industry respond to exotic incursions, the management of pest organisms and their effects on trade from our teaching staff's strong links with external research centres such as the CRC for Plant Biosecurity.

After completing your Graduate Diploma in Plant Biosecurity you can then apply to join the Postgraduate Masters in Plant Biosecurity. You also become eligible for membership to the Australian Entomological Society, the Australian Plant Pathology Society, the Australian Ecological Society, the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science, the Australian Society of Horticultural Sciences and the Australian Society for Risk Analysis.

Take your passion to a new level with postgrad study at Murdoch

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.

If you find this course isn't quite what you were looking for, give us a call or drop an email to work out an option right for you.