People with AgriCommerce skills are in demand all around the world.

If you are interested in food and/or agriculture, and feel inspired to help feed the world, create jobs and grow New Zealand’s economy, a career in AgriCommerce could be for you. You’ll study towards a:

Jobs include international brand marketing, rural banking and valuation, export management, market development, production management at companies and cooperatives like Fonterra or Zespri, managing land and water resources at regional councils, or being a private sector consultant.

Massey is a world leader in this area. Our AgriCommerce programme is unique, and offers expertise from the Colleges of Sciences, Business, and Humanities and Social Sciences.

This combination will equip you to understand the challenges and issues facing the food sector, and prepare you for an international career in agribusiness.

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WHAT IS A CAREER IN AGRICOMMERCE LIKE?

Agrifood is a massively important industry worldwide, and there are many career options. An AgriCommerce degree could see you working anywhere along the food chain. Career choices include:   farm management agricultural economics food economies food marketing and retailing international agricommerce rural valuation. Careers with a strong business focus include not just farming but also banking, finance, management, trade, valuation, policy,… Read more

Agrifood is a massively important industry worldwide, and there are many career options. An AgriCommerce degree could see you working anywhere along the food chain.

Career choices include:  

  • farm management
  • agricultural economics
  • food economies
  • food marketing and retailing
  • international agricommerce
  • rural valuation.

Careers with a strong business focus include not just farming but also banking, finance, management, trade, valuation, policy, and sales and marketing. You could choose to focus on biosecurity or the environment. You could work in government or commercial companies, community groups or primary industry organisations, a New Zealand company or an international corporation. Later you could move into consultancy.

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A university entrance qualification is required to enter the AgriCommerce programme. Recommended subjects Agriculture Horticulture Biology Chemistry Geography Economics Modelling and statistics School Take agriculture, horticulture, biology, chemistry, geography, economics or modelling, and statistics to NCEA level 3. You will also need literacy and numeracy. Distance learning AgriCommerce programmes are available by distance learning. Further study Bachelor of AgriCommerce (Honours)… Read more

A university entrance qualification is required to enter the AgriCommerce programme.

Recommended subjects

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Modelling and statistics

School

Take agriculture, horticulture, biology, chemistry, geography, economics or modelling, and statistics to NCEA level 3. You will also need literacy and numeracy.

Distance learning

AgriCommerce programmes are available by distance learning.

Further study

  • Bachelor of AgriCommerce (Honours) – on completion of the Bachelor of AgriCommerce
  • Postgraduate Diploma in AgriCommerce– on completion of the Bachelor of AgriCommerce or equivalent undergraduate degree
  • Master of AgriCommerce 
  • Master of Business Studies
  • Massey MBA – with an agri-business immersion programme

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