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 our agricultural science program.

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Join the booming agriculture industry

  • You’ll study at the Waite and Roseworthy campuses, which are recognised as centres of excellence in agricultural science.
  • You’ll discover the physical, biological, technological and economic bases of modern agricultural systems, and learn to manage diverse agricultural systems and natural resources.
  • We’re co-located with government and industry partners, so you’ll be able to use the latest research, innovation and technology.
  • This degree gives you the highest chance of full-time employment, compared to any other degree in South Australia. 
  • The proportion of agricultural graduates in full-time employment is 12-15% higher than graduates from other degrees.
  • In fact, 91% of our Bachelor of Agricultural Science graduates find full-time employment within just a few months of graduation.
  • Become highly sought after in the livestock, cropping, banking, research and natural resource management industries. 

Studying the best agricultural science degree in South Australia can be a great investment in your future.

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


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    How to apply

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