Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology

Agribusiness - Local Students


Australia’s agriculture industry faces challenges in the future with climate change factors, a growing world population, new markets and changing technologies. The Bachelor of Agriculture majoring in Agribusiness will provide you with an exciting and rewarding career.


Agribusiness revolves around the management and marketing of farm commodities, predominately grains, meat, wine, seafood and wool production.

Paramount to the industry and a key component of agribusiness is quality, efficiency and communication/s.

Develop a strong understanding of these practices through subjects covering:

  • marketing
  • merchandising
  • quality assurance
  • logistics
  • research
  • advisory services
  • rural business management

You will learn to build strong relationships and implement business practices related to the agriculture industry through hands-on learning at our modern and industry-specific facilities.

The Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology agribusiness major provides you with an opportunity to flourish in a career in rural business management and be part of Australia’s agricultural growth.

A partnership for success

This degree is offered through Melbourne Polytechnic, in partnership with La Trobe University. Graduates will have their degrees conferred by La Trobe University, and degree testamurs will feature the La Trobe seal and logo.

See the La Trobe program here and ask us about enrolling.


Learn while you work! We offer a flexible delivery program in this major with online self-directed learning, workshop events and virtual evening classes. Ask us how this works.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Local Students




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See the La Trobe program here and ask us about enrolling




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Full-time: 3 years

Modes of Delivery

Blended, Face-to-face

Entrance Requirements

Entry Requirements: For details of the Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology entry requirements click the following link: