Agriculture, Food and Wine

Learn how to sustainably feed the world in the face of a changing climate, using leading-edge techniques and technology.

A truly world-class study environment

The majority of the University of Adelaide's agriculture, food and wine degrees are taught at our Waite campus - the largest agricultural teaching and research precinct in the Southern Hemisphere, and third largest in the world. The campus is also renowned for:

  • generating 70% of all wine research conducted in Australia
  • operating Australia's largest commercial-grade teaching winery
  • housing its own fully operational vineyard.

Comprehensive future-focused learning

The knowledge and skills you'll acquire from our agriculture, food and wine degrees are highly informed by industry needs - current, emerging and predicted. Depending on your chosen degree, you could:

  • build practical, hands-on skills through multiple internships with industry partners
  • learn how to design, formulate, produce, package and market food or wine under real industry conditions
  • get experience designing and using industry-transforming technology, like drones, advanced sensing equipment, and electronic apps.

Career prospects

Employment growth in most agriculture, food and wine roles ranges from stable to moderate, with strong growth predicted for nutrition professionals^.

  • Ranked #42 globally for Agricultural Sciences*
  • Australia’s largest teaching winery
  • South Australia’s #1 for Food Science and Technology*

*Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject 2021

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The University has provided me with a high quality academic experience and a fantastic student experience. I have had access to world-class facilities on all three campuses, spent a semester in Canada and have made lifelong friends.