New Zealand needs more agriculture graduates!

By 2025 it’s predicted that New Zealand will have an estimated 50,000 new jobs opening in the primary industries; and with over $13 billion worth of dairy exported from New Zealand each year, it’s no wonder a huge number of these jobs are anticipated for the agriculture sector.

If you’re keen to join this exciting area of growth, start one step ahead and get your degree from New Zealand’s number one university for agriculture, Massey University. 

You can study towards either a:

Agriculture is not just about being on the farm wearing gumboots, driving quad bikes and milking cows (although that is part of it). It’s also about bringing agricultural practices into the 21st century and considering how science, technology and business can affect the productivity and sustainability of animals, environment and sales.

Whether you’re keen to study agriculture among a broader science backdrop in the BSc, or hone your skills on agri-focused studies in the BAgriSci, studying agriculture at Massey’s will prepare you for a leadership role at the forefront of New Zealand’s largest area of growth.

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WHAT IS A CAREER IN AGRICULTURE LIKE?

New Zealand’s agriculture industry has a global reputation for innovation, resilience and efficiency, and the degree offers great career prospects in New Zealand and overseas. Though you can work in farming and farm management, there are also a whole range of roles available that are needed to support the industry such as rural banking, agricultural sales, operations management, policy development,… Read more

New Zealand’s agriculture industry has a global reputation for innovation, resilience and efficiency, and the degree offers great career prospects in New Zealand and overseas.

Though you can work in farming and farm management, there are also a whole range of roles available that are needed to support the industry such as rural banking, agricultural sales, operations management, policy development, consultancy and research.

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NEXT STEPS

You don’t need any specific subjects, but the following are recommended: Chemistry Biology Maths Distance learning Agriculture programmes are available by distance learning.  Find out how to take the next step For more see the Your Guide to Science, Agriculture and Engineering Read more

You don’t need any specific subjects, but the following are recommended:

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Maths

Distance learning

Agriculture programmes are available by distance learning. 

Find out how to take the next step

For more see the Your Guide to Science, Agriculture and Engineering