UNISA DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT

Admission Requirements : NSC (Diploma) OR Senior Certificate with Mathematics and either Agricultural Science, Physical Science or Biology (Life Sciences) passed with a rating of 3 or a minimum of 40%.

FIRST LEVEL MODELES:

AGE111A – Agricultural Engineering I

Duration: Semester module

NQF Level – 5

Credits – 12

Purpose: Soil protection; irrigation; land utilization practices; tractors and implements; calibration of spraying equipment; surveying; animal housing; stock-watering troughs.

AGM111A – Agricultural Management I

Duration: Semester module

NQF Level – 5

Credits – 16

Purpose: Management by objectives; co-operatives; organized agriculture; forms of land use; land prices and evaluation of assets; agricultural production systems.

ANP111A – Animal Production I

Duration: Semester module

NQF Level – 5

Credits – 16

Purpose: Introduction; resource utilization; feeding.

ASC111A – Agricultural Soil Science I

Duration: Year module

NQF Level – 5

Credits – 16

Purpose: Soil chemistry; soil physics; soil biology; soil genesis, classification and mapping (introduction); plant nutrition; fertilization and fertilizer requirement.

GPM201A – Agricultural Production Management II

Duration: Year module

NQF Level – 6

Credits – 20

Purpose: Work-integrated learning: No formal examination. Complete prescribed projects

OMN101M – Operations Management I

Duration: Year module

NQF Level – 5

Credits – 12

Purpose: To orientate and qualify the first year students with the basic operations management practices and competencies as outlined in the overall purpose of the qualification. 

PTP111A – Plant Production I

Duration: Semester module

NQF Level – 5

Credits – 16

Purpose: Plant morphology; plant physiology; introduction to pest control.