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Take your career in horticulture further

In partnership with leaders in the horticulture industry, the University of Tasmania has developed a Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness, with a Horticultural Business specialisation. Developed with the input from many of Australia’s current industry leaders and academics from Lincoln University (NZ), this course is designed for people who are working in the horticultural industry to increase their agribusiness skills, and gain a formal qualification.

This course, funded by Horticulture Innovation, has helped professionals from across the country turn their business ideas into actionable business plans, so that they’re ready to overcome these challenges and reach their full potential as one of the many success stories of the Australian horticulture industry.

Successful completion of this course will see you graduate with a Graduate Diploma of Agribusiness, specialising in Horticultural Business.

What to expect

This course will be offered as a blend of online learning and face-to-face workshops at a range of locations across Australia, meaning that no matter where you live, the masterclass in Horticultural Business is accessible for you.

Please visit the course page for further details.

Download the 2022 Masterclass in Horticultural Business course flyer

Who is this course for?

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to maximise farm performance, lead successful teams and grow your horticulture career. It would suit you if:

  • You have experience in the sector, such as working on farm, and want to take your career to the next level.
  • You are a current farm manager or owner, looking to further develop your business.
  • You are a recent graduate who is ready to take the next step in your horticultural career.
  • You are an employer looking to provide quality professional learning opportunities for developing the skills and knowledge of your staff so they may be the capable workforce your farm business needs to be profitable and sustainable.

Industry Scholarships

There are several 2022 industry scholarships available to applicants working for a Hort Innovation levy paying organisation:

  • Vegetable
  • Onion
  • Strawberry
  • Nursery
  • Rubus
  • Avocados

Further information can be found on our scholarship application page.

For course enquiries, please contact our friendly team directly at or 1300 363 864.