Agriculture

Choose agriculture and study a degree ranked in the top 40 in the world.

There are five jobs available, on average, for every graduate from the University of Adelaide's agricultural science program.

International agriculture - Cassava Laos - courtesy Neil Palmer (CIAT)

Image: Neil Palmer, CIAT [CC BY-SA 2.0]

Study and career options

Postgraduate agriculture

    International agriculture development
    • Graduate Certificate in Science (International Agriculture Development)
    • Graduate Diploma in Science (International Agriculture Development)
    • Master of Science (International Agriculture Development)

    Master of Science programs

    Plant breeding innovation
    • Graduate Certificate in Science (Plant Breeding Innovation)
    • Graduate Diploma in Science (Plant Breeding Innovation)
    • Master of Science (Plant Breeding Innovation)

    Master of Science programs

    Grape and wine science (research pathway)
    • Graduate Certificate in Science (Grape and Wine Science)
    • Graduate Diploma in Science (Grape and Wine Science)
    • Master of Science (Grape and Wine Science)

    Master of Science programs

    Viticulture and oenology (industry pathway)

    Agriculture short courses

    Fundamentals of Spirit Production

    5-day intensive course enables you to engage in a pot still distillation run and guided spirit tastings, participate in a gin masterclass and visit boutique distilleries to gain insight into the processes for whisky and gin production.

    Register / More Info - Spirit Short Course


    Fundamentals of Brewing Science

    This 5-day intensive course provides an introduction to brewing theory and practice before diving deeper into raw ingredients and production systems and their impact on ultimate beer style.

    Register / More Info - Beer Short Course


    World of Wine: From Grape to Glass

    In this free online course, learn about the principles and practices of how grapes are grown and wine is made. Whether you’re a wine novice or a seasoned oenophile, you’ll learn to confidently describe wine appearance, aroma, flavour and taste.

    Online Wine Short Course


    Drones: Remote Pilot Licence & mapping courses
    • Remote Pilot Licence (RePL) Course
    • Mapping with Drones Course (Visible)
    • Mapping & Monitoring with Drones Course (Visible+ NIR)

    Drone short courses

    Graduate story

    This video is provided with thanks to Children’s University Australia, a University of Adelaide outreach program.

    STEM Careers Night

    Whether you're still at high school or planning to join us mid-year, taking a break from study or rethinking your career path, come chat with us at our STEM Careers Night. You and your parents are invited to join us online to see what’s available in the world of STEM.

    STEM Careers Night details


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