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University of Melbourne

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Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness for Veterinarians

  • Graduate Diploma

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code

About this course

The Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness for Veterinarians gives veterinary professionals the opportunity to learn the principles of agricultural business management.

Enhance your Professional skills

This diploma is specifically designed to equip you with core business competencies and skills, and to develop your leadership potential. Gain a sound understanding of the role of the veterinarian in the agricultural sector while improving your professional skills including communication, decision making, team work and networking.

Industry placement

Study core agribusiness coursework subjects in addition to undertaking industry placements in relevant organisations. The program will culminate in a capstone internship experience enabling you to develop work-ready skills and contacts within the agricultural sector.

Build a network

Benefit from a focused learning environment involving international university partners, interacting regularly with other students, academic staff, and industry mentors and from active, extensive networking.

What you will learn

The graduate diploma will provide an understanding of the factors influencing business decision-making within the agricultural sector across the length of the value chain from primary producers to retailers and consumers.

Study industry related problems

Learn how to apply analytical methods, models and tools to organisational and industry-related problems and case studies in the agribusiness value chain.

Apply your heightened understanding of agribusiness issues, problems and challenges to more effective enterprise decision-making and industry resilience and capacity building.


You can see details of the course structure and individual subjects available here.

Career pathways


You will emerge well equipped to gain employment in a range of sectors including the agricultural industry, private practice consulting for production animals, government, research and academia.

Students may also go on to complete the Master of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

How to apply

  • Semester 2 (July) entry: 12 June 2020