Master of Agribusiness

We are the innovators and creators who share a vision for the global agri-food sector.

Based in the heart of the Australian food, wine and agriculture industry, we understand the drivers of success for producers, agri-food businesses and value chain participants. Through a unique mix of business fundamentals, practical experience and global connections, we are cultivating the next generation of food and agribusiness leaders.

Craig John

Craig Johns, Associate Director - Centre of Global Food & Resources

The Master of Agribusiness program has been designed to create future leaders who have the knowledge and critical thinking capacity to make significant impacts to the agricultural value chain.

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Who is it for?

The Master of Agribusiness has been created for individuals who have industry experience and are interested in focusing their careers on the business and management side of the agri-industry.

With growing global populations and climate challenges impacting our ability to feed the world sustainably, the Master of Agribusiness prepares you to meet these challenges, and equips you for leadership and problem-solving in an ever-expanding and increasingly complex global marketplace.


Where will this take you?

The agribusiness value chain is one of Australia’s largest and most important industry sectors and is forecasted to continue providing positive labour outlooks for years to come, with as many as five agri-business job openings per graduate in recent years and favourable employability outcomes existing in the local, national, and global value chain networks.

Key employment areas include: food retailers, processors, traders, and producers, as well as a full range of service providers including financial agencies, and agricultural consultancies.

What will you learn?

The Master of Agribusiness will help you to refine the practical research, advisory, and business skills necessary for a successful career in food and agricultural related industries.

Key teachings include:

  • Developing management skills and an understanding of the global agrifood sector.
  • Analysing performance issues surrounding agriculture and food value chains.
  • Building the necessary knowledge and abilities to influence both industry and governmental policies.

You may also have the option to undertake an internship with leading Agribusiness companies, requiring you to solve practical business problems by utilising the knowledge and skillsets you have developed across the program.

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2019 Entry requirements & pathways

To be eligible for entry, you must meet one of the following pathway combinations:

Bachelor degree in the field of Agriculture, Food or Business one years’ full time equivalent work experience
Bachelor's degree three years' full time equivalent work experience 
Without a bachelor’s degree seven years' full time equivalent work experience

Work experience is to be supported by your CV, essay, and interview. These entry requirements ensure your classmates have relevant experience and strong intellectual abilities, creating a diverse class profile that greatly enhances your classroom learning experience through interaction with students from a variety of backgrounds and industries.

English Language Proficiency - International applicants for the program must have a minimum IELTS of 6.5 overall, and no less than 6.0 in any band. Further admissions information for International students including English Language Requirements can be found at the University's International Admissions


2019 program fees
  Masters Degree Graduate Diploma
Domestic A$44,250 A$29,500
International A$60,750 A$40,500

Eligible domestic candidates may have the option of deferring the cost of their tuition to FEE-HELP.  

* Fees for courses completed in subsequent years may be subject to change.


Both domestic and international candidates are required to submit their applications through SATAC. This process takes an average of 4 weeks to complete, but may require additional time.

 SATAC code 3CM200
Intakes Courses are offered in trimester mode. Intakes for this degree will be in January, May and September.
International applicants

If you would like assistance with your application and preparation for your study in Adelaide including visa applications etc. then you may wish to speak with an Agent. Find a representative in your area.

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