Why study sports turf at La Trobe?

World class research

Our research in physical, chemical, biological and agricultural and veterinary sciences is top-rated nationally and rated 'well-above world standard.'

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

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

Top 150 globally

One of the world’s leading university ranking agencies puts our agricultural sciences subjects in the global top 150.

ShanghaiRanking, 2020, ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 - Agricultural Sciences

Career opportunities in sports turf

Career pathways

The skills you’ll build in sports turf management will prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Sports field manager
  • Superintendent
  • Parks and gardens coordinator
  • Groundsperson
  • Turf curator or technician
  • Irrigation officer

Future employers

Potential employers of sports turf graduates include:

  • Major sporting fields
  • Turf farms
  • Nurseries
  • Manufacturers
  • Local councils
  • Agriculture businesses

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