Agricultural sciences

Why study Agricultural sciences?

Our innovative programs cater for those seeking advanced study and for students from other disciplines. Understand and develop a range of skills in the production, sustainability and business aspects of agriculture. Focus on plants, animals or biotechnology. Learn the skills for research or management in science or agribusiness organisations.

Students have access some of the best teaching and research facilities in the world. AgriBio, the Centre of AgriBioscience is  one of Australia's premier research facilities supporting the agricultural sector through improved productivity, better disease protection and reduced environmental impact.

See the Research tab for information about Masters by research, or PhD.

As a La Trobe graduate you may be eligible for our 10% Alumni Advantage when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program.

Career opportunities

Graduates are prepared for careers in agricultural science and production, resource management, agribusiness management and sustainability.


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Your study experience

Overseas study opportunities

As a La Trobe student, you can broaden your horizons by studying overseas with one of our global exchange partners. We have partnerships with more than 100 universities in over 30 countries throughout Asia, Europe and North and South America.

About the academic staff

You'll get to meet a large number of staff during your studies, from tutors through to lecturers and supervisors. View all staff in the College of Science, Health and Engineering.