Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Sciences

  • CRICOS code: 085101C

The experience


We nurture the next generation of farm and food entrepreneurs and industry leaders for a sector that is vitally important to the Australian economy and supports over 1.6 million Australian jobs3.

Our students and staff have access to research laboratories and interdisciplinary collaboration, including at Dookie campus, our working farm and living laboratory.


GAFS is a student-led society that aims to connect agriculture students to each other, and the industry. GAFS holds student meet-ups, facilitates industry tours with agricultural producers, and hosts lectures and seminars by industry experts.  For more information get in touch.


The School of Agriculture and Food strives to provide students with the support and resources they need to succeed. A range of services are available to students to facilitate professional development and mental health and wellbeing, including:


As a Master of Agricultural Sciences student, you’ll be based at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus. You’ll learn in our brand new $100 million life sciences building – the most sophisticated of its kind in Australia. The building includes large practical teaching laboratories, an object-based learning facility and classrooms for small group and problem-based learning, as well as informal learning and study spaces.

Elsewhere on Parkville campus, you will have access to libraries, cafes, study spaces and gardens. The campus also hosts a range of student activities, clubs, sport and seminars.

3Australian Farm Institute, Australia’s Farm Dependent Economy: Analysis of the role of Agriculture in the Australian Economy