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Ph.D. On Campus

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

South Dakota State University

36 months
Duration
648 USD/credit
648 USD/credit
337 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Students who undertake this Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering course at South Dakota State University normally have as their goal a better understanding of the current theories, principles, issues, and problems in agricultural, biological, thermal, fluid, control, bulk materials storage/handling systems, animal systems, and mechanical systems.

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Overview

This Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering course at South Dakota State University offers students an opportunity to undertake research and advanced study in specialization areas such as:

  • biorenewable energy and bioresource conversion technologies,
  • engineering of advanced precision agriculture systems used in production agriculture,
  • natural resources engineering for utilization and conservation of soil and water resources,
  • advanced manufacturing and quality control technologies focused on composition, properties, and integrity of materials,
  • advanced thermal-fluid systems,
  • advanced composites, and
  • systems modeling.

Career Opportunities

  • Agricultural and Biosystems engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Scientist in a national laboratory
  • Researcher in industrial research and development
  • Engineering project manager
  • Teacher or researcher at a university
  • Design engineer
  • Test engineer

Programme Structure

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire and apply the knowledge and skills to make an original contribution to the agricultural, biosystems and mechanical engineering field.
  • Conduct creative and independent research within a supportive framework.
  • Understand and critically evaluate the relevant engineering literature.
  • Communicate relevant engineering principles and theories by written, oral, and visual means.
  • Apply engineering principles and procedures to the recognition, interpretation, and understanding of prior and current knowledge in the field.
  • Exhibit an appropriate awareness of and commitment to the ethical conduct of research.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

60 alternative credits

60-90

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application must include the application fee, all post-secondary transcripts, degree certificates, and other materials as required by specific programs before processing of the application will begin. The Graduate School employs a rolling deadline, however, students should check with their program of interest for specific admission deadlines. 
  • Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy degree, 60-credit plan, must have a Master’s degree. This degree must be awarded from an approved, accredited institution. In those cases where applicants do not have a Master’s degree, departmental requirements will apply, either requiring completion of a Master’s degree or permitting an individual to move directly into a doctoral program, 90-credit plan. Domestic, international or non-degree seeking students may submit an application online.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    337 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 337 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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