Our Agricultural Sciences degree ranks in the top 40 in the world and is the best Agricultural Science degree in South Australia. In fact, there are five jobs available, on average, for every graduate from this degree.
- 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.
With the highest graduate salary for science graduates in South Australia, studying science at the University of Adelaide can be a great investment in your future.
One of the coolest things about being a molecular biologist is getting told about your genes and your DNA and everything like that you know that it's there but you might not necessarily know exactly what it does.James Cowley - Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences
This video is provided with thanks to Children’s University Australia, a University of Adelaide outreach program.
Join the booming agriculture industry
- 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.
- You will be highly sought after for positions such as consulting in the livestock and cropping industries, banking and research as well as natural resource management.
Explore the domestic and international student scholarships available when you choose agricultural sciences.
Study options: Agricultural science
- Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences
- Bachelor of Applied Biology
Choose a major in:
- Microbiology and Immunology
- Plant Product Innovation
- Bachelor of Science or
Bachelor of Science (Advanced) or
Bachelor of Science and Entrepreneurship
Choose a major in:
- Evolutionary Biology
- Soil Science
- Bachelor of Science (Animal Behaviour) - starting mid 2018
- Bachelor of Science (Animal Science)
- Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology
- Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology (Plant Biotechnology)
- Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Plant Biotechnology)
- Masters of Biotechnology (Plant Biotechnology)
Viticulture and oenology
Research degrees in agriculture
Undergraduate level research
- Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
- Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science
- Honours Degree of Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology
Higher degree by research
Agriculture short courses
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