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

We’re ranked in the world’s top 150 for agricultural sciences.

ShanghaiRanking, 2021, Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - 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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