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If you're interested in agriculture and natural sciences, the possibilities are almost endless.

If you have a green thumb and want to learn the secrets of cultivation, a course in horticulture is for you. If you’re more interested in research about sustaining the agriculture industry, a degree in Agricultural Science might be of interest. 

From understanding the science behind food production, to studying topics regarding physical sciences, and understanding the conditions a particular plant species grows best in, a course in agriculture and natural science will have something for almost everyone. 

Why you should study Agriculture and Natural Science

  • Put your passion for plants, animals, sustainability and the great outdoors to the test.
  • Choose between a course in horticulture and agricultural science.
  • It may be a small industry but it is an area with high growth for the future.
  • Possible permanent residency outcomes.

Potential careers and salaries upon completion of course:

  • Nursery Manager: $40,768 – $74,190* per year.
  • Agronomist: $48,667 – $83,073* per year.
  • Horticulturist: $36,322 – $66,908* per year.

*salaries taken from payscale.com

Course Recap

Agriculture & Natural Science

Starting dates
Every four to six months
Price range
From $950 AUD per month
One to two years
Required Visa
Student Visa


  • Internationally recognised expertise in agriculture, specialising in horticulture, arboriculture and more
  • The possibility of employment as Agronomist, Farm Production Manager or Production Unit Manager


  • Academics: Qualification equivalent or higher than Australian Year 12 (4th higher)
  • Language: IELTS certified (average score 5.5) or equivalent

Related Courses

  • Diploma of Horticulture
  • Diploma of Agriculture
  • Advanced Diploma of Agribusiness
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences