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Qualification.

To

gain

entry into

this learning

programme,

Agricultural

Extension I,

II and III are

Other

This National Diploma gives participants entry into the

Bachelor of Technology:

Agricultural

Management

year

of

and

second

first

recommended through the diploma course.

the

  • Bachelor of Technology:

Agriculture (B.Tech: Agriculture)

Institution / Organisation

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

NQF level Accreditation

6 An accredited level 6 Bachelors degree.

Entry requirements

A National Diploma in Agriculture, Agricultural Research (Botany), Agricultural Management, Agriculture: Animal Production or Plant Production or an equivalent

qualification.

Agricultural Extension III is required for

admission including a 60% pass in major subjects.

Intended audience

Individuals wishing to pursue a career in organised agriculture (agricultural corporations, agricultural development institutions, agricultural input suppliers, farming estates, agricultural regulatory services, the import and export of agricultural goods and the Department of Agriculture).

Overview

Participants in the B.Tech programme will complete courses in Agricultural Extension IV, Research Methodology and Agricultural Communication with an elective in either Animal Production or Crop Production.

Duration Contact

1 year (021) 959 6121 / info@cput.ac.za / www.cput.ac.za

C.A.P.E. Cape Action Plan for the Environment

Entry requirements

An FET Certificate (Grade 12) or an equivalent level 4 qualification – with Mathematics as a prerequisite and a recommendation of Biology (Life Sciences), Physical Science and / or Geography.

Intended audience

Individuals seeking to pursue a career in organised agriculture, for example, agricultural corporations, agricultural development institutions, agricultural input suppliers, farming estates and the Department of Agriculture.

National Diploma in Agriculture (Animal / Crop Production)

Institution / Organisation

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

NQF level

5

Accreditation

An accredited level 5 National Diploma in Agriculture: Animal Production or Crop Production

Overview

Duration

Courses in this National Diploma include: Agricultural Economics, Soil Science, Agricultural Mechanisation, Agricultural Marketing, Biometry and Agricultural Extension with Agricultural Anatomy and Physiology in Animal Production and Agricultural Botany, Vegetable Production and Crop Protection in the first year. In the second year students participate in courses in Agronomy, Biometry and Agricultural Extension and Agricultural Production Management with Small Stock Production for the Animal Production specialism and Fruit Production, Crop Protection and Cultivated

Pastures for the Crop Production specialism. The third year involves participation in the Agricultural

Production Techniques as part of the experiential learning component of the Diploma.

3 years (with the last year as an internship)

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