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What will I learn?

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agribusiness. It reflects the role of individuals who apply substantial specialised knowledge and skills to the senior managerial and leadership role in an organisation or business area. In these roles they are required to generate and evaluate complex ideas, and to initiate, design and execute the major planning, research, design, operational, compliance and management functions within highly varied or specialised agribusiness contexts. Typically, they would have full responsibility and accountability for the personal output and work of others.


On successful completion of this course you will be awarded with AMP80215 Graduate Diploma of Agribusiness. Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment. (By enrolling in this course, Ironwood Institute does not guarantee a learner will successfully complete and receive the qualification).

Course Structure
Total Units = 8
Core units = 0 Elective units = 8

AMPMGT801 Manage financial performance (Elective)
MSS Prepare for and implement change (Elective)
AMPMGT804 Develop and enhance collaborative partnerships and relationships (Elective)
BSBINS603 Initiate and lead applied research (Elective)
AMPMGT809 Analyse data for business decision making (Elective)
AMPMGT802 Provide strategic leadership (Elective)
BSBRST801 Lead innovative thinking and practice (Elective)
BSBLDR811 Lead strategic transformation (Elective)

Qualification Pathways
This qualification offers pathways to a Master’s Degree at Australian Universities. This qualification is accepted into numerous Australian universities Master programs.

Employment Opportunities
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. For those with appropriate work experience, knowledge and skills gained from this Graduate Diploma can help the candidate to take on the following management positions which includes but not limited to:

  • General manager/Chief executive officer
  • Senior manager
  • Export/marketing manager
  • Research and development manager
  • Processing systems plant manager
  • Compliance and systems manager

(Ironwood Institute does not guarantee an employment outcome, licence, or accreditation at the completion of this qualification).

Mode of Delivery
Live sessions-online. (Due to Covid-19 situation, Ironwood has decided to switch its classroom-delivery setting from face to face to live sessions-online mode until it is deemed necessary).



Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$19,500.00 (10,72,607) per year
Admin fee: AUD $250; Learning Resources: AUD $250
Start date

27 June 2022, 1 August 2022, 19 September 2022, 24 October 2022


Ironwood Institute

Level 3, 68 Grenfell Street,


South Australia,

5000, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must be 18 years or older at the time of course commencement.

Candidates must enter the qualification through one of the following entry points which demonstrate their potential to undertake study at graduate level:

  • an Advanced Diploma or Diploma qualification relevant to an agrifood industry
  • relevant extensive vocational experience in middle management in an agrifood industry at a skill level commensurate with the AQF level VI attributes and criteria
  • higher education qualification (e.g. Bachelor Degree), with relevant vocational experience in an agrifood industry

IELTS: 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each module or TOEFL iBT: 60, PTE: 46; CAE: 169.