6 months
17600 AUD/year
14200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Agricultural Engineering program at the University of Southern Queensland  is the only provider of agricultural engineering degrees in Australia and New Zealand, and we have links to world class research with the Centre for Agricultural Engineering. 


  • Study advanced level agricultural engineering and gain the tools to address problems relating to sustainable agricultural production, precision agriculture and the post-harvest handling of agricultural and other primary products.
  • An ideal option if you have a 3-year engineering degree and want to extend your knowledge in agricultural engineering. No work experience is required to commence your postgraduate studies in this degree.
  • If you studied your Agricultural Engineering program at the University of Southern Queensland in a different area of engineering, this degree will allow you to change your career path and specialise in agricultural engineering.

Career outcomes  

  • As an agricultural engineering graduate, you will have the expertise required to work in the areas of agriculture, irrigation, intensive livestock, processing, transport, forestry, water supply, soil conservation, environmental protection and water conservation both in Australia and overseas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Engineering Project Management
  • Engineering Simulations and Computations
  • Precision and Smart Technologies in Agriculture 
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Agricultural Soil Mechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


4 alternative credits



On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 067687K 

  • Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in the relevant specialisation, or equivalent
  • Australian university four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in a non-related specialisation, or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17600 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    14200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14200 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 4008
  • International Online: AUD 17600

Living costs for Toowoomba

1200 - 2000 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Agricultural Engineering
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