Diploma

Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences

    • CRICOS Code: 085100D

    Course overview

    • 1 year full time / 2 years part time
    • On Campus (Parkville)
    • Available to domestic and international students
    • Start Year Intake - March and Mid Year Intake - July

    Overview

    Discover the science of sustainable and profitable food and fibre production with this graduate diploma from Australia’s number 1 university for agricultural science1. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in Australia’s $61 billion agricultural sector or forge an international career.


    CONTRIBUTE TO A HEALTHY AND WELL-FED WORLD

    In the Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences, you will develop your knowledge of the fundamental and applied science of agriculture to contribute to a healthier world.

    The core subjects cover a range of plant and animal disciplines as well as current and emerging environmental agricultural and associated industry impacts.

    You’ll explore the interdisciplinary nature of agricultural crop, food and fibre production and markets at an advanced level.

    SPECIALISE AND FOCUS YOUR CAREER

    Tailor your graduate diploma to your interests and career plans by selecting one of five specialisations and a variety from the more than 30 elective subjects.

    Specialisations include:

    • Agribusiness
    • Agricultural Extension and Innovation
    • Animal Science
    • Crop Production
    • Food Sustainability.

    INTEGRATED PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

    Industry-relevant and research-led knowledge are integral to the Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences. You will learn from the University of Melbourne’s world-renowned academic staff, as well as attending guest lectures from leaders at the top of the Australian agricultural sector.

    1Times Higher Education Rankings by Subject 2021