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Agricultural Science

In the next 15 years, Australian agriculture has the potential to generate $1.2 trillion as world food demand doubles. Be part of this transformation and ever growing demand for qualified agricultural scientists. You will emerge from studying agricultural science at USQ as a highly knowledgeable and skilled professional in this global field, with an opportunity to impact the future of agricultural practices.

  • Study areas of agriculture, including breeding, diseases, biotechnology, climatology, plant science, soil science, wine science, environment and sustainability and farming systems.
  • Broaden your understanding of contemporary issues associated with agricultural production, including food security, climate risk and emerging technologies.
  • Complement your agricultural science major with electives from areas such as biology, environmental science and wine science to meet existing and emerging needs within the agricultural and associated industries.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities include jobs such as agricultural consultant, forester, agricultural scientist, farm production manager, agriculture technician, agricultural researchers, and viticulturist.

Find out how to become an Agricultural Scientist.

John Deere and USQ

As Australia’s only university offering a degree in agricultural engineering, the partnership between John Deere and USQ is a perfect fit.

Study Agricultural Science at USQ