Diploma in Agriculture (Agribusiness)

The Diploma in Agriculture with specialization in Agribusiness is a three year qualification at NQF level 6 with a minimum of 360 credits. Furthermore, to attain admission to study this qualification it is required that prospective students should have passed matric or grade 12 with relevant science and commerce subjects combination and in addition, one must have accrued a total of 24 APS points. 

Year 1

Semester 1

Course Name and Code                                

1 Agricultural Mathematics (AF113) 
2 Basic Scientific Concepts (AF112) 
3 Communication Skills (AF111) 
4 Computer Application (AF114) 
5 Farm Machinery & Workshop Practice (AE111) 
6 Introduction to Crop (CS111) (Elective) 
   Introduction Animal Production (Elective) (AS111) 
8 Plant Botany and Physiology (CS112) 
9 Introduction to Agricultural Economics (AB111)                                  

Semester 2
Course Name and Code                                
9 Introduction to Soil Science (SS121) 
10 Plant protection (Elective) (CS121)
11 Animal Diseases 1 (Elective) (AS121) 
12 Production Economics (AB123) 
13 Agricultural Extension (AX121) 
14 Applied Farm Accounting (AB121) 
15 Introduction to Management and AgriBusiness (AB122)                                                     

Year 2

Semester 1

Course Name and Code                              

16 Financial Management (AB214)
17 Agricultural Marketing (AB213)
18 Pig Production (Elective) (AS211)
19 Poultry Production (Elective) (AS212)
20 Citrus Production (Elective) (HS212)
21 Farm Business and Human Resource Management (AB211)
22 Entrepreneurship (AB212)
23 Vegetable Production (HS211)

Semester 2
Course Name and Code                                

24 Small Stock Production (AS222) 
25 Dairy Production (Elective) (AS223)
26 Beef Production (Elective) (AS224)
27 Field Crop Production (Elective) CS222
28 Agricultural Food Systems (AB221)
29 Project Management (AB223)
30 Entrepreneurial Project (AB224)
31 Land Use Systems (FC221)
32 Supply Chain Management (AB222)                                                          

Year 3

Semester 1

Course Name and Code                               
33 Work Integrated Learning (WB 311)           

Semester 2
Course Name and Code                               
34 Work Integrated Learning (WB 321)           

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