Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness for Veterinarians
The Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness for Veterinarians provides veterinary professionals with the opportunity to learn the principles of agricultural business management.
The course is designed to take into account both current and anticipated future industry needs and is specifically designed to equip you with core business competencies and skills, and to develop their leadership potential.
The graduate diploma will provide an understanding of the factors influencing business decision-making within the agricultural sector across the length of the value chain from primary producers to retailers and consumers.You will emerge well equipped to gain employment in a range of sectors including the agricultural industry, private practice consulting for production animals, government, research and academia. Students may also go on to complete the Masters of Agribusiness or the Masters of Agricultural Science at the University of Melbourne.
You will benefit from a focused learning environment involving international university partners, interacting regularly with other students, academic staff, and industry mentors and from active, extensive networking.
You will also study core agribusiness coursework subjects in addition to undertaking industry placements in relevant organisations. The program will culminate in a capstone internship experience enabling you to develop work-ready skills and contacts within the agricultural sector.
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Typical course fee for 2017:
Fees subject to final approval
The typical course fee per year is calculated on the basis of one full-time year of study (1 EFTSL). If a course duration is less than one year, you will pay the indicative total course fee. Actual fees vary depending on the subjects you are taking. The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5% per annum. More information about tuition fees.
If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more.