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University of Melbourne

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Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Sciences

  • Graduate Certificate

Gain an understanding of the many issues in sustainable food and fibre production within the multi-billion dollar agricultural sectors. And examine the areas which encompasses agricultural production.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
6 months full-time, 12 months part-time
Course Code
085101C
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul
Domestic Fees
$14,368 total

About this course

Gain an understanding of the many issues in sustainable food and fibre production within the multi-billion dollar agricultural sectors. And examine the areas which encompasses agricultural production.

Agricultural production areas include: food processing and government, through to water resource management and processing and development.

Specialise and focus your career

With this graduate certificate you can focus on one area or complete subjects across each of the five specialisations: The five areas of specialisation include: Agribusiness, Agricultural Extension and Innovation, Animal Science, Crop Production and Food Security.

Study locations

Parkville

What you will learn

Learn from A diverse range of subjects

Study a diverse range of subjects, including: animal breeding, welfare and production, agribusiness, crop production, management of diseases and pests, agricultural extension, agricultural land and water management and conservation. You can check out the full range of subjects here.

gain scientific and analytical skills

Develop the skills and knowledge to address the environmental, political and scientific challenges of international food security. And gain a sound foundation in scientific principles and analytical skills vital for plant and animal-derived food and fibre production in Australia and globally.

Career pathways

Whether you are advancing your current qualification or already working in the field, graduate study can improve your career progression and earning potential.

How to apply

Timely applications closing dates
  • Semester 1 entry: 29 January 2021 (for commencement in February 2021)
  • Semester 2 entry: 12 June 2021 (for commencement in July 2021)

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Agriculture & Environmental Studies courses at University of Melbourne.
86%
Overall satisfaction
87.3%
Skill scale
76.9%
Teaching scale
76.3%
Employed full-time
$70k
Average salary