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Study postgraduate agriculture, environment and sustainability

A postgraduate course in agriculture, environment and sustainability can help you advance your career or switch your career to another STEM area you’re interested in.

Explore our postgraduate courses

If you have an undergraduate degree in STEM, a postgrad qualification will help you progress your existing career or shift into a new area that better matches your life aspirations.


Around the world, governments and industry are working to understand the global and cultural issues in agriculture and how these impact on the practice and management of farming systems. Our postgraduate courses will give you the expertise to expand scientific knowledge and improve industry practices involved in agriculture, food and water.

Environment and sustainability

Across the world, challenges in environment and sustainability will only increase as a focus for local and global communities. Our postgrad courses will increase your capabilities to drive advances in government and industry practices related to environmental science, monitoring and management.

Food science and technology

Kickstart or advance your career in the food industry – the largest industry in the world. Learn about food safety and preservation, chemistry, microbiology and food processing, leading to careers in fields such as agriculture, environmental health and consumer science.

Why study postgraduate agriculture, environment and sustainability at Curtin?

Top ratings for postgrad

Curtin received five-star ratings for postgraduate earning resources and teaching quality (Good Universities Guide 2022).

Leading research centres

Curtin hosts many leading research centres, including the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and the internationally regarded Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute.

Top rankings

Curtin ranks in the top 1% of universities in the world (ARWU 2024); and in the top 50 in the world for earth sciences (ShanghaiRanking: Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022) and for Earth and Marine Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024).

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Further your studies with an Alumni Scholarship

Our Alumni Scholarships program offers a 15% reduction in your first year of postgrad fees on eligible courses.

Applications close on the semester 1, 2024 course admission deadline.