Graduate Diploma of Agribusiness

The University of Adelaide

Based in the heart of the Australian food, wine and agriculture industry, our agribusiness degrees create future food and agribusiness leaders through a unique mix of business fundamentals, practical experience and global connections. With recent reports indicating there have been as many as five agri-business job openings per graduate in recent years, favourable employability outcomes exist for you in the local, national, and global value chain networks, including key areas such as: food retailers, processors, traders, producers as well as a full range of service providers including financial agencies, agricultural consultancies and input and support suppliers. The program can also lead into our advanced Master of Agribusiness.

Course Fee:

Australian: $29,500
International: $40,500

Entry Requirements:

Any relevant Agriculture, Food or Business Bachelor degree or equivalent with a minimum of one year full time equivalent work experience supported by your CV, essay and interview OR any Bachelor degree or equivalent with a minimum of three years full time equivalent work experience supported by your CV, essay and interview OR Applicants without a Bachelor degree or equivalent will be considered on the basis of a minimum of seven years full time equivalent work experience supported by your CV, essay and interview.


Completing seven core courses and one elective, the Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness gives you the conceptual and practical skills to navigate the complex and ever-expanding global food and agriculture marketplace. You will: understand all aspects of the global agri-food sector develop general agribusiness management skills such as decision-making, problem-solving and policy analysis > pursue electives according to your interests and career goals.

Subjects you can Study:

Agriculture; Management; Commerce; Food industry; Globalisation; Trade

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 1 year

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The University of Adelaide’s international reputation for breaking new ground has been forged by a continuous stream of exceptional people. We count among our alumni five Nobel Laureates, over 140 Fulbright Scholars and more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first female Indigenous recipient. The country’s first female prime minister also studied here, as did the first Australian-born professional astronaut in space.
Today, our high-achieving culture continues to attract the world’s best and brightest, including students from more than 90 countries.

Be ready for the future workforce

Although many of the jobs you could be doing in a decade’s time don’t yet exist, your best preparation for them does at the University of Adelaide. We’re constantly updating and refining our degrees to ensure that — wherever your passions lie, you’ll gain the flexible capabilities to explore every opportunity tomorrow brings.
Importantly, our degrees’ recognised quality that opens career paths everywhere. We’re ranked inside the world’s top 50 universities in four subject areas; in the top 100 for another 12, and the top 150 for 10 more.*

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Our research—rated 5/5 in over 40 distinct fields^ informs all our degrees. Importantly, it also generates a tangible community benefit. Our total contribution to South Australia’s economy is over $4.23 billion†.
* QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. ^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018. † London Economics, 2018. 
CRICOS No. 00123M

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