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Agribusiness degrees in Australia in 2024

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Bachelor of Agribusiness Bachelor Degree

Curtin University Australia

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Bachelor of Agribusiness Bachelor Degree

The University of New England (UNE) Australia

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Bachelor of Agribusiness and Bachelor of Science Dual Degree

The University of Western Australia Australia

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Associate Degree in Agribusiness Bachelors

University of Tasmania Australia

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Agribusiness Degrees in Australia

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An agribusiness degree combines agricultural science and business, focusing on management and marketing in the agricultural sector, as well as understanding the needs of those working in the sector. You will gain an insight into both the production and marketing side of the supply chain, developing your knowledge of the relationship between the suppliers, producers and consumers.

Depending on where you choose to study, you may be able to specialise throughout your degree. These specialisations can influence the area in which you choose to work after you have graduated. They may also help you to decide what subject you wish to complete your dissertation or final project on. Common specialisations include:

  • International Agribusiness
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Rural Enterprise


The accreditation of your degree will depend on where you choose to study. It will also be influenced by your level of study. At undergraduate level, you can expect to be awarded a Bachelor of Science (BSc), a Bachelor of Business (BBus), or a Bachelor of Arts (BA). At postgraduate level, you can expect to be awarded a Master of Science (MSc), a Master of Business (MBus), or a Master of Arts (MA). If you choose to study for a postgraduate research degree, you can expect to be awarded a Master of Research (MRes), a Master of Philosophy (MPhil), or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).


Generally, an undergraduate degree will take three to four years to complete. Foundation degrees, diplomas and certificates can last up to two years when studied full-time. A postgraduate degree will normally take one to two years. If your course includes a placement, this will normally add another year onto your studies.

Some institutions might offer part-time study options. Studying for a degree part-time normally means that your course will last anywhere between three and eight years, with some universities offering more flexible study options.

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees for international students are not fixed. This means that they can vary greatly from institution to institution. Fees for postgraduate degree courses tend to be higher than undergraduate courses. Exact tuition fees are displayed on institution course pages.

You may be eligible for a scholarship or funding. This could be awarded by your institution, or by a separate funding body. For more information, visit our scholarships and funding section.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of agribusiness, you will find that there are a wide variety of career opportunities available to you. Your options will not be limited to the agriculture sector, as the skills gained throughout your degree will allow you to seek employment in a wide range of industries. If you choose to work in a role directly related to your degree, jobs could include farm manager, agricultural consultant, and soil scientist. If you choose to work in a role not directly related to your degree, jobs could include forest ranger, veterinary nurse, and buyer for shops.

An undergraduate degree in agribusiness will provide you with a good foundation of knowledge in the area. You will study modules on agricultural business, business management, agriculture and food, and life sciences. Your understanding of business in general will be developed, and you will become more familiar with the management side of agriculture.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical sessions and field trips. You might be presented with the opportunity to take part in a placement module or year, which will allow you to gain real-life experience.

Study in Australia

Famous for surfing, sunshine and beaches, Australia has so much to offer to international students. The country's rich culture and history makes it a incredibly diverse country, and one that is welcoming and warm towards the international community. Australia has long been seen as a global leader in higher education, and places emphasis on delivering world-class education to both domestic and international students. The Group of Eight Universities is a prestigious group of universities that focus on providing internationally renowned faculty and research facilities across Australian higher education.

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