Why study agronomy at La Trobe?

Top 250 globally

La Trobe's agriculture and forestry subjects are ranked in the world’s top 250.

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, 2020, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019: Agriculture & Forestry

State-of-the-art infrastructure

La Trobe’s AgriBio facility brings together world-class research and the work of the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions.

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 agronomy

Career pathways

Studying agronomy gives you the skills to work in commercial plant production, agriculture or rural industries. Possible roles include:

  • Agribusiness operations manager
  • Agronomist
  • Crop or soil scientist
  • Grain quality officer
  • Farm operations manager
  • Agricultural consultant

Future employers

Potential employers of agronomy graduates include:

  • Farms and agriculture producers
  • Agribusinesses
  • Agriculture suppliers
  • Horticulture producers
  • Hydroponics companies

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