Why study agricultural sciences at La Trobe?

Strong employment outcomes

Over 80% of our agriculture and environmental studies grads are employed soon after graduating.

Learn more about the experiences of our students and graduates

State-of-the-art infrastructure

La Trobe’s AgriBio facility brings together world-class research and the work of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR).

Take a look at the largest agricultural R&D organisation in the state

World-leading research

We’re ranked 'well above world standard' for our research in agricultural and veterinary sciences.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Career opportunities in agricultural sciences

Career pathways

Agricultural sciences build your skills in both farming and economics. You’ll be ready for a range of careers, including:

  • Agronomist
  • Soil scientist
  • Plant entomology technician
  • Strategic asset planner
  • Biosecurity officer

Future employers

Potential employers of agricultural sciences graduates include:

  • Southern Farming Systems
  • Elders
  • Bayer AG
  • Dupont Pioneer
  • Government departments

On the couch with agricultural sciences

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Tackle global challenges and work in finance, agribusiness, consulting, government or humanitarian initiatives.

Broadcast from Melbourne Campus Open Day on Sunday 2 August, 2020.

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