Applying online for postgraduate studies at Marcus Oldham College is simple. The application takes around 30 minutes and will be assessed by us within 2–10 working days.

Once your application has been assessed, an interview will be organised with the director of Postgraduate studies prior to your enrolment in the course.

To start your application, simply click on the apply button below. If you don’t have everything you need to finalise your application straight away, you can save it and come back later.

Important things to note:

  • You will need to scan and upload copies of official documents such as transcripts and awards from previous study
  • You will be required to upload a current copy of your curriculum vitae/resume
  • You will be given the chance to upload other documents to support your application
  • You can save and return to your application if necessary. You have 30 days to complete the application from when you start it
  • Please ensure you have read and understood the entry requirements prior to applying. You can view the requirements here

If you have any questions or want to discuss whether Postgraduate study is the right choice for you, please feel free to email courses@marcusoldham.vic.edu.au or call +61 3 5243 2911

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  • Our extensive reputation and network within the industry.
  • Our flexible approach to education, allowing students to complete their degree at their own pace without undue pressure.
  • We care about education, not indoctrination, providing a balanced and inclusive learning experience.
  • Our commitment to excellent customer service, providing support and assistance to students throughout their academic journey.
  • Experts in agriculture are in high demand due to the industry’s growing importance.
  • The field of agriculture studies is becoming increasingly popular among students.
  • Agribusiness provides a stable and secure career path with a high demand for professionals.
  • Agribusiness jobs offer competitive salaries and benefits packages.
  • You can become an agricultural entrepreneur.
  •  You can work with the latest technological advancements and insights in agriculture.

At Marcus Oldham, we offer various pathways for admission to our postgraduate program, including for those who haven’t completed a Bachelor’s degree.
If you don’t have a Bachelor’s degree, you can still apply if you can demonstrate your relevant experience in agriculture, agribusiness, or a related industry, as well as your completion of professional development courses.

We encourage you to schedule a call with our postgraduate team to discuss your specific situation and determine whether our program is the right fit for you.


The postgraduate units are delivered 100% online via a Learning Management System called D2L. You can individually tailor a study plan to include a combination of part-time and full-time study, and the flexibility to choose the order in which units are taken.

Full details on the courses and units offered can be found on the website. New students will be requested to complete the compulsory core units (CMI502 and ASA501) in the first four units of study, regardless of whether they are enrolled in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master course.

The postgraduate program has several enrolment intakes that align with the Trimesters.

For the 2024 Academic year, the dates are as follows:

Trimester 1 – 2024

Application closing date: 15/01/2024

Census & Fees due: 28/02/2024

Trimester 2 – 2024

Application closing date: 06/05/2024

Census & Fees due: 05/06/2024

Trimester 3 – 2024

Application closing date: 05/08/2024

Census & Fees due: 11/09/2024

Please email courses@marcusoldham.vic.edu.au or call +61 3 5247 2911 to discuss any of the above

The enrolment process requires you to submit a copy of your curriculum vitae and certified transcript of results to the Director Postgraduate studies. To complete the eligibility process you will also need to answer some questions and do a brief phone interview.

Whilst eligibility for the postgraduate program is preferably a bachelor degree level, it is not mandatory to have previous study in agriculture or agribusiness. However, an understanding of Australian agriculture/ finance /business is beneficial.

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