Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management (3 Years)
- Programme Structure
- Admission Requirements
- Fees & Scholarships
This degree program is intended to provide students with the necessary background in basic agricultural production, economics, production economics, principles of management of an agribusiness, finance, money markets, marketing issues for agricultural products and sets these in a policy framework, labour and labour markets in agriculture and investment issues surrounding agriculture. The course is geared to enable students to manage an agribusiness enterprise or to start their own business.
Year One: Semester 1
HES L. 111 English as a second language or HFR 111 French for beginners or HPO Portuguese for beginners, HCS Communication Skills I. HAS Introduction to African Studies, ACP Introduction to Soil Science, AAE Introduction to Agricultural Engineering,
Year Two: Semester 2
HES L. 111 English as a second language or HEF 111 French for beginners or HPO Portuguese for beginners, Communication skills in Agriculture and Natural Resources, HET 100 Introduction to Information Technology, ACP 102 Agricultural Botany and Plant Physiology, AAS Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, MAC 101 Fundamentals of Accounting and AEC 101 Introduction to Agricultural Economics ACP 103 Practical Agriculture I
Year Two : Semester 1
TEV 200 Ethics and Christian Values, AAS 202 Animal Production, ACP 201 Crop Physiology, AEC 202 Agricultural Education and Extension ACP 205 Practical Agriculture II, ANR 202 Introduction to Natural Resource Management, ACP 209 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
Year Two: Semester 2
AEC 201 Agribusiness Management, ACP 204 Research Methods, AEC Managerial Accounting, ANE 208 Rural Development, AEC 201 Business Finance, AEC 205 Agricultural Development, ACP 203 Principles of Crop Production and AEC 300 Research Project (honours).
Year Three: Semester 1
AEC 301 Farm Management, ACE 302 Agricultural Marketing, AEC 308 Project Appraisal and Evaluation, AEC Econometrics, AEC 310 Money and Banking, and ACP Soil Fertility and Management
Year Three: Semester 2
AEC Production Economics, AAE Agricultural Processing and Technology, AEC 309 Agricultural Policy, AEC 305 Agribusiness Strategy and AEC 300 Research Project (Honours)
To be admitted to the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, candidates must possess:
- Passes with credit in at least five GCE Ordinary Level subjects chosen from each of the following five categories:
i. English Language,
ii. Chemistry/Physical Science/Physics with Chemistry/Physics,
iii. Biology/Rural Biology/Zoology/Botany/Agriculture,
iv. Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics/Applied Statistics,
v. Environmental Studies/ Geography/ Economic Geography/ Economics/ Commerce/ Accounts/ French/ Portuguese,
At least two GCE Advanced Level/High School or equivalent passes chosen from any two of the following three categories;
ii. Chemistry (A pass at Advanced Level in Chemistry will normally be an advantage).
With respect to High School, it is expected that a candidate would have spent 13 -14 years of school from Primary.
- A Two-Year Diploma (with Credit) in Agriculture after “A” level or a Three Year Diploma (with Credit) after “O” level, in related fields (e.g., Horticulture/Wildlife Management/Natural Resources/Fisheries/Forestry/Beekeeping/Animal Health) recognised by Africa University Senate.
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