Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Sciences

  • CRICOS code: 085101C

What will I study?


The Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Sciences combines a strong core of knowledge in agricultural science with specialised expertise. You will be introduced to many of the issues underpinning the advances in food and fibre production within the Australian and International Agriculture sectors. You will develop effective written, verbal and visual communication skills, as well as an understanding of scientific research and literature.

Learn from A diverse range of subjects

Study a diverse range of subjects in areas including:

  • Animal breeding, welfare and production
  • Agribusiness
  • Crop production
  • Pest and disease management
  • Agricultural extension
  • Agricultural land and water management
  • Conservation.

If you’re considering continuing on to the Graduate Diploma of Master of Agricultural Sciences, you should select one of the five specialisations around which to base your subject choices. Otherwise, choose a selection that will address your interests.

Explore the course structure and full range of subjects.


The course curriculum has been developed in line with industry requirements, providing you with the skills and knowledge you need to address the environmental, political and scientific challenges of international food security.

You’ll gain a sound foundation in the scientific principles and analytical skills vital for plant and animal-derived food and fibre production in Australia and globally.

You will also develop the soft skills that employers demand, and that will become even more vital in the future. Your subjects have an emphasis on teamwork, and will help you develop organisational skills, creativity and problem-solving ability.