Primary production is the foundation of our national economy. With one of our world-class qualifications, you'll be sought-after in a range of different fields.
As New Zealand's leading agricultural university, we have a long history of helping the land-based industries to thrive.
When you study with us, you'll learn from some of the best researchers and lecturers in the field. The practical experiences we offer set us apart from other universities, giving you access to the most up-to-date industry knowledge. This will be invaluable when the time comes to get your career started.
Our agriculture and horticulture qualifications cover the sciences, primary production systems and management skills.
Depending on what you choose to study, you could end up working in farming or horticultural consultancy, banking and valuation, agribusiness, or for the fertiliser, seed or livestock industries.
If you're more interested in viticulture, we lead the way in this area too, having established the first tertiary-level cool climate wine production programme in the English-speaking world.
Our Centre for Viticulture and Oenology is a renowned research organisation that works to boost the economic value of the country's wine industry.
Many of our viticulture graduates are working in leading winemaking regions all over the globe, from Auckland to Wanaka, and from Asia to the USA.