Agricultural sciences

Why study honours in Agricultural sciences?

An agricultural science degree gives you an understanding of both science and business, preparing you for a career that will address some of the most urgent challenges of the 21st Century. Because Australia's agricultural sector is currently experiencing a critical shortage of trained experts, an Honours qualification will allow you to pursue a wide range of career opportunities both within Australia and overseas.

La Trobe's research advantage

As a La Trobe student studying agricultural science, you will have the chance to conduct your research using state-of-the-art technology in the company of a committed research community. Our researchers have access to AgriBio – the Centre for Agribioscience – a world-class centre for agricultural research accommodating up to 400 researchers from La Trobe and the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries. 

Career Opportunities

The agriculture sector in Australia is currently experiencing a critical shortage of trained experts in agricultural science. An Honours qualification can provide you with the necessary advantage when seeking employment. Employers are looking for the research, analysis and critical thinking skills that an Honours course develops.

Course information

Local students

How to apply

Students are required to contact prospective supervisors to discuss research topics before applying.

Structure

120 credit points

Fee type

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

Fees and scholarships

Undergraduate courses are Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) for eligible Australian and New Zealand citizens. The domestic fee calculator can be used to calculate the cost of subjects this year.

There are also a wide range of scholarships available for local students.

International students

How to apply

Students are required to contact prospective supervisors to discuss research topics before applying.

Structure

120 credit points

Fees and scholarships

Contact La Trobe International for estimated fee costs for international students and scholarship information.