Why study agriculture & environmental science?

If you have an interest in the natural, physical and biological sciences, enjoy variety in a working day, and see shared global challenges as opportunities, then a career in agriculture and environmental science is how you can shape the world.

We offer authentic practical and field experience by drawing on Tasmania’s unique living laboratory, easy access to World Heritage and wilderness areas, our University farm, marine environments, and geological diversity. The University of Tasmania offers a location for learning that goes beyond the classroom, preparing you to apply your knowledge in your future career.

Our research disciplines of agriculture, geography, spatial and environmental sciences are listed among the best in the world (QS World University Rankings), and the University of Tasmania also has close links with Australia’s outstanding agriculture industry through the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture. We’re proud to offer our exceptional research connections and achievements to ensure your study experience is supported by the latest research and innovation, plus delivers national and global networking opportunities, so you graduate truly ready to shape the world.

Now is the perfect time to begin, or advance, your career in agriculture in Tasmania. If you have a picture in your head of shearing sheep, milking cows or growing crops – think again. There is far more to 21st century agriculture than meets the eye!

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