Bachelor of Business - Agribusiness

La Trobe University

Demand for agribusiness professionals is growing in today's diverse and globally integrated agribusiness sectors, from farm to multinational companies. This course offers the opportunity to complete a major in agribusiness alongside a disciplinary major in management and marketing or accounting. Providing a solid understanding of business, economic and financial concepts for agricultural and associated businesses to enable students to address the real issues facing agriculture and business within a changing international environment. A feature of the course is a series of three agribusiness subjects each delivered at different regional campuses, with unique insights into different agribusinesses in different regions of Victoria. The course has a work integrated learning subject which will provide the opportunity to complete an agribusiness industry based work placement, where you will apply and demonstrate the skills you have acquired through the course. In effect the course takes you on a state wide tour of regional Victoria agribusinesses industries and communities, where they meet, talk and work with local agribusiness and community leaders. You'll graduate in high demand from industry businesses and government agencies: in agribusiness management, sales and marketing, export, commodity trading, supply chain, manufacturing and other diverse roles.

Course Fee:

International: $99,600

Entry Requirements:

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL. Applicants with comparable qualifications will be considered. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.


Students must complete 360 credit points (24 subjects), with no more than 150 credit points at first-year level and at least 120 credit points at third-year level. Students must also complete an agribusiness work placement subject.

Subjects you can Study:

Agribusiness; Management and Marketing; Accounting

Further information:

One of the Life Science subjects will be delivered face-to-face at each regional campus. Three others will be delivered at a single regional campus each in blended block mode. The remaining subjects are either WIL or online subjects. A core requirement of the course is to complete an agribusiness work placement subject.


Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) may apply for membership with the Agribusiness Association of Australia. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mildura No info No Part time 6 years
Bendigo No info No Part time 6 years
Mildura No info No Full time 3 years
Melbourne No info No Full time 3 years
Melbourne No info No Part time 6 years
Albury-Wodonga No info No Full time 3 years
Shepparton No info No Part time 6 years
Bendigo No info No Full time 3 years
Albury-Wodonga No info No Part time 6 years
Shepparton No info No Full time 3 years
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