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Melbourne Polytechnic Epping

Diploma of Agriculture

With our Diploma of Agriculture you will be at the forefront of specialist knowledge and skills that are in demand right across Australia. With increased concern about the welfare and husbandry of livestock, soil health, and sustainable farming and climate risk management, Agriculture is a dynamic industry that will provide a rewarding career.

Strengthen your employment prospects

With the Diploma of Agriculture you will gain specialised, professional skills and knowledge that you can utilise within a variety of enterprises around Victoria and the country. Learn the rationale behind many different farming practices, why pasture and soil health is vital for livestock production, and be able to identify practices to improve farming efficiency.

Budgeting, production planning, climate risk strategies, animal husbandry and long-term crop management are a sample of the vital agriculture skills you will gain in this comprehensive course.

Industry connections and resources

Your teachers are experts in their fields of wool, sheep, and beef production.

The Diploma of Agriculture is delivered and assessed at our Epping campus and the Yan Yean Farm training complex, equipped with agricultural facilities of the highest standards.

Royal Agricultural Society – Student award available each year.

Employment outcomes

Graduates may gain entry into a wide range of occupations available within the rural production industry and associated agribusiness enterprises, such as stock and station agents, farm managers and farm operators.


Assessment methods for this course include written activities and assignments, oral activities, participation in a group, written and oral tests, practical demonstrations or exercises, and projects.

Porduct SKU : 6440593

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First Instalment AUD3,334.00
Total duration 18 MONTH(S)

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First Instalment AUD3,334.00
Total duration 18 MONTH(S)
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Total number of students: 2190

Number of students - College: 5 - 25

Melbourne Polytechnic boasts some of the best training facilities in Australia. Many are designed to simulate real workplaces and provide services direct to the public or industry, from all of our campuses and training centres in Melbourne.

Formerly known as Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) we have a proud history that spans over 100 years delivering professional education programs in Melbourne, making us one of the most experienced providers of vocationally-oriented education courses in Australia. 

In 2014, we changed our name to Melbourne Polytechnic to encompass our two strengths in the educational sector:

  • providing higher education and vocational education, and
  • training to industry-focused students and professionals in Australia and from around the world.


  • Our international students come from over 70 different countries and study across six campuses and almost eighty courses.
  • We offer practical industry relevant training designed in consultation with leading practitioners.
  • We have outstanding student support, with free academic, financial, career and personal counselling, and free airport pick up.
  • Our onsite facilities offer leading edge technology and real life working conditions, like restaurants, salons and recording studios.
  • Every one of our qualifications is accredited nationally and recognised internationally.
  • We are goverment funded and owned.
  • Winner of the Australian Governments Premiers Award for Excellence in International Education (in 2014, runner up in 2015).
  • We employ motivated, passionate teachers who have extensive experience in their field and links to industry.
  • To study in Melbourne, the worlds most liveable city.


  • Melbourne Polytechnic Green Skills Centre
  • Aquaculture Training and Applied Research Centre
  • Meat and Fish Processing Facilities
  • Auditorium
  • Library
  • Free Student Parking
  • Cafeteria
  • Free wifi

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Melbourne, Cnr Cooper St & Dalton Rd
Epping VIC 3076

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