Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Economics

(Not available in 2021)

The Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Economics will develop your expertise in agricultural markets, trade, economics and policy.

You will be taught by leading academics in the field and have the opportunity to develop strong industry and professional links to increase your career opportunities upon completion. This certificate can also be used as credit into our Master of Agricultural Economics, which provides the opportunity for you to further develop your skills to become a leader in the field.

Start date
24 July
Study mode
Student observing water plants 

What you'll learn

Knowledge of the current microeconomic approaches as they apply to the field of agriculture.

The concepts and principles in economics and business management, and the analytical tools to make strategic decisions.

Advanced communication, problem solving and data analysis skills.

Notebook and a workspace 

Why study this course?

  • Get a semester head start towards the Master of Agricultural Economics.
  • Take a step towards a job in a field you’re passionate about.
  • Utilise UWA's strong links with industry and professional networks to increase your career opportunities.

Course structure


What's next after this course?

Future study
This graduate certificate can serve as an entry pathway to a master’s degree. Units completed in the graduate certificate can be credited towards the Master of Agricultural Economics.
Career outcomes
  • Agricultural economist
  • Agricultural consultant
  • Farm manager
  • Finance and banking professional