Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business

The University of Adelaide

The Global Food and Agricultural Business (GFAB) postgraduate programs enable students to develop the conceptual and practical skills necessary for careers in food businesses and agribusiness. The selection of courses enable students to gain fundamental competencies, while at the same time providing the flexibility to tailor their program to their individual background and career objectives. For example, students may focus on specific interests from value chain management or marketing to natural resource issues or agricultural policy analysis.

Course Fee:


Entry Requirements:

Relevant bachelor degree with a high level of academic achievement


The Master program includes 6, 3-unit foundation courses (3 courses in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, and 3 courses in the Business School). The program also includes a 12 unit applied research project and 6 elective units that make up the remaining course requirements. Students can choose and complete specific courses which allow them to specialise in a major area (e.g. Marketing, Management, Trade Policy and Applied Finance) or choose a more general program.

Subjects you can Study:

Global food and agricultural business

Study Pathways:

Programs that lead to this award: Graduate Certificate in Global Food and Agricultural Business or Graduate Diploma in Global Food and Agricultural Business. Students who can demonstrate at least 2 years of relevant professional and/or research experience complete a 36 unit program of study (1.5 years).

Further information:

Students are trained for careers in the increasingly complex and diverse local, national, and global value chain networks, including food retailers, food processors, banks and financial agencies, agricultural consultancy services, research centres, input suppliers and both government and non-government organisations.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waite No info Yes Full time 2 years
Waite No info Yes Part time 4 years
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 2 years
North Terrace No info Yes Part time 4 years

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