Agricultural Science

    Where will this take me?


    Career outcomes

    Place yourself at the future and forefront of farming, with a rewarding career in agribusiness or with private consulting companies - helping to develop alternative energies and food supply. Or, if you also have interests in economics and business, perhaps a role in government writing policy for the future of the international trade of produce. Agricultural scientists have a higher-than-average proportion of full-time jobs and earnings are above average.

    Graduate degree pathways from this major


    Completing the Agricultural Science major means you are very well placed for further study in honours and graduate research
    in the sciences and technology. Research training preparation within the honours year, a postgraduate diploma or a masters degree will be required as preparation for graduate research.

    Graduate degree pathways

    The  Agricultural Science major is a direct pathway into the Master of Agricultural Sciences. If you wish to continue professional studies at graduate level, this major also leads to a range of other graduate degree pathways:

    • Agribusiness, agricultural and animal sciences, including biotechnology, environmental systems, informatics and nanotechnology
    • Graduate degree pathways that will prepare you for a wide range of professions including engineering, law, medicine and other health sciences, and teaching.