About Agricultural sciences

Find sustainable solutions to the grand challenge of feeding a global population that is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050.

Nurture the next generation of farm and food entrepreneurs and industry leaders for a sector that is vitally important to the Australian economy, supports over 1.6 million jobs, and is the biggest employer in rural and regional communities.

By studying Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne, you will learn how to make farming more sustainable, improve animal welfare and make production systems more profitable and efficient.

Discover the Agricultural Science and Animal Science and Management major

Learn about the Agricultural Science and Animal Science and Management majors at the University of Melbourne. What will you study, and where will your majors take you?

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Why study at the University of Melbourne

State-of-the-art facilities

State-of-the-art facilities

Explore animal health and welfare and their effects on human wellbeing in our $63 million facilities designed specifically for veterinary students.

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Spend a semester at our agricultural research and teaching campus at Dookie, giving you additional hands-on experience and knowledge of farm operations.

Be in demand

Be in demand

Agricultural science professionals are in demand around the world - over 85 percent of over 85 percent of graduates find employment after course completion

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