Use science, technology and business to tackle critical sustainability issues and build a career in a rapidly growing industry
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
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Why study at the University of Melbourne
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
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
Agricultural science professionals are in demand around the world - over 85 percent of over 85 percent of graduates find employment after course completion