Skip to content

Overview

Be part of this transformation and ever-growing demand for qualified agricultural scientists. Study areas of agriculture, including breeding, diseases, biotechnology, climatology, plant science, soil science, wine science, environment and sustainability and farming systems. Broaden your scientific and technological understanding of contemporary issues associated with agricultural production, including food security, climate risk and emerging technologies.

You will emerge from studying agricultural science at UniSQ as a highly knowledgeable and skilled professional in this global field, with an opportunity to impact the future of agricultural practices. Your unique skillset will be fostered through an agriculture degree so you can help grow the ever-growing field of agricultural science.

Explore UniSQ's Agricultural Science degrees

Cesar standing outside Z block, UniSQ Toowoomba Campus, smiling at the camera.

Cesar

Agricultural Engineering
For Cesar, starting something new makes for an exciting challenge. An industrial engineer in his home country, he arrived in Brisbane to improve his English. After two English courses, and two diplomas in project management, he opted to study a new field at UniSQ Toowoomba.
Read more
Why study agricultural science?

An agricultural science degree at UniSQ will help you develop the skills you need to move into an agriculture career of your choice. You’ll be provided with an academic stepping stone to a rewarding career that will align with your passions and future goals.

UniSQ is dedicated to providing a supportive learning environment for all students to foster and build their skill set for a variety of different agricultural career paths. Whether you’re looking to study an undergraduate or postgraduate agricultural degree online, on-campus or a combination of both, you’ll be given a chance to develop the necessary knowledge to enter a career you’re passionate about. Discover more about the different ways to study at UniSQ.

Potential career options in agricultural science may include:

  • Agricultural consulting
  • Agricultural science lab technician
  • Climate risk analyst
  • Crop production analyst
  • Soil and viticulture manager
  • Farm technology and precision agriculture researcher
  • Wine science.

As a multifaceted science subject area, graduates can expect to work in both the private and public sectors, working with enterprises, consultancy firms and even government to develop practical solutions for agricultural problems. That’s why there’s no better place to study agricultural science than UniSQ! 

How do I know if agricultural science is right for me?
The world of agricultural science is an ever-evolving scientific space that is constantly looking for educated professionals with the skills and knowledge to problem solve and impact the future of agricultural practices. If you’re passionate about bringing your unique perspective and knowledge to the agricultural world, helping with food security, resource management, problem-solving, and technology management and development, then an agricultural science degree at UniSQ is right for you.  
What are the pathways to studying agricultural science at UniSQ?
At UniSQ, there is more than one pathway to the course that you’re passionate about. We have specially tailored pathway programs so you can decide on the best way to get into the agricultural degree of your choice. Whether you’ve just finished Year 12, taken a break from study, have a VET, TAFE or other relevant qualification, we have a pathway for you at UniSQ.  
Why study agricultural science at UniSQ?

At UniSQ we provide a supportive and diverse learning environment for all of our students. You’ll be able to foster your academic growth and intellectual curiosity with access to industry-leading facilities and lecturers. We offer flexible ways to study, so whether you want to study agricultural science online or on-campus, you’ll be able to create a customised study program to help you reach your future goals.

  • We are ranked #1 in Australia for engineering graduate median salary (Good Universities Guide, 2022).
  • Compliment your learning and benefit from our strong industry partnerships and connection.
  • Learn in our purpose-built and innovative facilities such as the Centre for Agricultural Engineering and Queensland College of Wine Tourism. 

Sign up for the latest information

UniSQ is collecting the personal information on this form for support for students and prospective students and for marketing purposes. Further information concerning privacy is available.