Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Agribusiness programs at Marcus Oldham are highly sought after and have enjoyed a great range of employment opportunities.

Graduates have developed businesses or careers in farm business management, operations managers, multinational agribusinesses, supply chain management and agribusiness co-operatives. The course content at Marcus Oldham provides good theoretical and practical content dealing with whole of business operations using a systems based approach and particular emphasis on product of primary production.

Graduates have developed careers as commodity traders, human resource specialists, international marketers, farm consultants, specialist production advisers, rural accountants, rural banking and finance. A number graduates have successfully started their own businesses in these areas and others have risen to senior positions within established operations. The Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) provides the graduate with an in depth understanding of the key profit drivers of agriculture related businesses and how to assist other businesses maximise their returns.

Graduates have built integrated business systems from the production activity through to processing, packaging and marketing, through to retail & wholesale selling systems. Success in these fields has been achieved by positively utilising business management, corporate decision making, market structures and industry knowledge learned at Marcus Oldham. Graduates have been successful in gaining high profile positions or starting their own businesses all over Australia and internationally.

Graduate Scott Jenkin shares his story on discovering success in Agribusiness.

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Here's some frequently asked questions

Both 1st year and 2nd years of the course curriculum are underpinned by two major study tours, the first each year taking in many parts of Victoria, New South Wales or South Australia and the second at the end of August often internationally. International tours have in the past been conducted to New Zealand, China, Indonesia, and Singapore and Malaysia.

There are no subject pre-requisites for entry into the Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) program. You are required to meet the entry requirements and be interviewed before an offer will be made.

If you’re unsure, please call the student services office on 03 5247 2911 to discuss.

Practical/industry placements that range between two weeks and ten weeks for the various programs are usually without payment although some employers will make a nominal payment. Quite often these placements provide an opportunity for future employment.

Upon enrolling, students are provided with a student handbook that covers procedures for reassessments and re-enrolments. There are fees associated with reassessment and re-enrolment.

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