Marcus Oldham College

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Marcus Oldham College
Established 1962
Type Private
Principal Dr. Simon Livingstone
Location Geelong, Victoria, Australia
38°11′22″S 144°18′14″E / 38.18944°S 144.30389°E / -38.18944; 144.30389Coordinates: 38°11′22″S 144°18′14″E / 38.18944°S 144.30389°E / -38.18944; 144.30389

Marcus Oldham College is an agricultural and farm management institution located in Geelong, Victoria and is the only private agricultural college operating in Australia.[1][2] Founded in 1962, the institution attracts enrolments from domestic[3] and international students.

At the undergraduate level, the school offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Business in Farm Management, Bachelor of Business in Agribusiness, Associate Degree of Agribusiness, Advanced Diploma of Farm Business Management, Diploma of Agribusiness, and Diploma of Horse Business Management. The postgraduate program consists of a Graduate Certificate and a Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness.[4]

In May 2008, the college opened the Centre for the Study of Rural Australia on its campus.[5] The Centre focuses on the intersection of agriculture and rural communities and aims to foster sustainable practices through community involvement. [6]


  1. ^ Victorian Consolidated Legislation
  2. ^ Profile at
  3. ^ Australian Parliamentary record
  4. ^ "Marcus Oldham Courses". Marcus Oldham College. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Marcus Oldham Achievements and History". Marcus Oldham College. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "The Centre for the Study of Rural Australia". Marcus Oldham College. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 

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