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This course is now on hold for 2023. This is a recent change, and we apologise for the confusion.
The next intake is anticipated to be in 2024, with applications opening mid-2023.
If you are interested in applying, or want further information, please contact Dairy Lecturer Alexander Malherbe.
Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness (Specialisation)
1 year full-time, up to 3 years part-time Fully online
1 year full-time Fully online
Designed for those already operating in the industry
Designed for owners, managers and leaders to develop strategic decision skills.
Upgrade your agribusiness knowledge and skills
Learn specialist application of agribusiness practices to enter senior-level positions.
Created with industry partners
Created in partnership with peak industry bodies in dairy and horticulture.
Study options in this degree
As dairy farm businesses become increasingly dynamic, the dairy industry requires highly capable people to be farm managers of the future. Experts are needed in strategic thinking, critical analysis, decision making, problem solving, human resource management and effective communication.
Developed in partnership with Dairy Australia, this specialisation is designed to equip current and future dairy farm managers with the capabilities required to run profitable and sustainable farm businesses. A hands-on course that provides practical, contemporary content with academic insights allows participants to apply theory to practice on an existing farm business from day one.
Find out more about what you'll study, entry requirements, fees and scholarships - and to apply.
For new leaders to the agribusiness sector, roles including team leaders, farm hands and operations supervisors are likely.
For graduates already working in agriculture, this degree will enable you to progress from assistant positions to managerial roles, or become a business manager, production manager or administration and risk officer.
Potential types of employers:
- Upstream of the farm: suppliers of stockfeed, chemicals, machinery, labour, finance, business advisory, transport, consultancy, and specialist services such as milking contractors.
- Primary production: cropping, animal-based enterprises, aquaculture, pharmaceuticals, wineries, farm-based tourism.
- Downstream of the farm: processors and value-adders, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, transport and storage operations, logistics, consultants.
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Looking to advance your career in the dairy industry?
Take the next step with a Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness