Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Science

Study Discipline: Agriculture Studies
Study Programme Details
City: Gatton
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative educational journey in the realm of agricultural science with the Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Science. Whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned professional seeking to enhance your skills, this program offers a dynamic platform to elevate your expertise and prepare for a successful career in agriculture and environmental management.

Immerse yourself in a comprehensive curriculum featuring more than 20 specialized courses, including agronomy, horticulture, and plant protection, allowing you to tailor your studies to align with your interests and career aspirations. Gain invaluable leadership, research, and problem-solving skills essential for addressing the global challenges of food security, environmental sustainability, and resource management.


Dive into the forefront of agricultural innovation with the Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Science, offered by Australia’s top-ranked institution for agriculture. Benefit from unparalleled access to world-leading research academics and extensive specialist research facilities across two campuses.

Equip yourself with essential leadership skills through courses in rural leadership, entrepreneurship, and international agricultural development. Engage in immersive learning experiences, including field visits and laboratory practicals, to apply and refine your skills in real-world settings, setting the stage for a rewarding career in the agricultural sector.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or equivalent
  • GPA of 4.0 on a 7-point scale
  • Relevant work experience in agronomy, horticulture, environmental management, or related fields
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Advanced Agronomy
  • Leadership in Rural Industries and Communities
  • Emerging Issues in Plant Bioscience
  • Emerging Issues in Animal Biosciences

Annual fee:

  • International AUD $48,160
  • Domestic $4,730

Future Career Outcomes

Unlock a multitude of opportunities across government, commercial, community, or research-based sectors with the Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Science. Alumni demonstrate proficiency in applying leadership, research, and problem-solving skills to address the complex challenges facing the agricultural industry, ensuring a fulfilling and impactful career trajectory.

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