Agricultural science and agribusiness
Tasmania is renowned for its high quality produce, and its agricultural education has received a world-class ranking. Be a part of this exciting and innovative industry by studying Agriculture in Tasmania.
Studying agriculture in Tasmania provides students with access to not only world heritage and wilderness areas, but one of the state’s most significant employment areas. Courses focus on practical and field experience, taking students out of the classroom and onto the land for research in areas such as agriculture, horticulture, biology, chemistry, dairy production, crop protection, sustainability and farm management.
Agriculture courses in Tasmania are designed to set students up for a full career in the area, with the option to study agribusiness.
- more than one quarter of Tasmania’s land is dedicated to agriculture
- the state is well known for its high quality, organic growing conditions
- Tasmanians account for about 25% of the national vegetable exports
- the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is highly rated globally and the University’s Sense-T project leads the world in the development and implementation of technological sensors for use in farm management
- the agricultural sector directly employs around 10 000 people.