Agribusiness

Department/Faculty: 
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
Why study this programme: 

The goal of the B.Sc. Agribusiness programme is to produce graduates with desirable agri-business management knowledge and skills needed for establishing and managing profitable agri-businesses.
 

Admission Requirement: 

A. SSSCE/WASSCE Certificate Applicants

  •  Candidates must have passes in the following core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies
  •  In addition to the above, candidates must have passes in three (3) elective subjects under options 1, 2, 3 or 4 below:

OPTION 1 
Science students: Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, and Biology or General Agriculture.

OPTION 2 
Business students: Economics, Accounting, Business Management and Costing or Elective Mathematics. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of Grade D (for SSSCE) or C6 (for WASSCE) in Integrated Science.

OPTION 3 
Arts students:
Economics, Elective Mathematics and Geography or French. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of Grade D (for SSSCE) or C6 (for
WASSCE) in Integrated Science.

OPTION 4
Agricultural students: General Agriculture or Biology, Crop Husbandry and Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Forestry, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

B. Diploma Certificate Applicants
Diploma holders in any field of Agriculture from a recognized institution with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division will be considered for admission at Level 300. Candidates must pass a selection interview.

 

About Degree: 

Our B.Sc in Agribusiness equips our graduates to explore career opportunities invariety of fields in both the public and private sectors. Our graduates are well trained with an in-depth understanding of such a multidiscipline industry and as such, are well placed to add value to any agro based organisation.
B.Sc Agribusiness degree holders can be employed as;
 Product support specialists
 Agricultural finance advisors.
 Project officers in local multinational organizations such as Food and Agricultural Organization
 Project officers in the banks
 Management Information System officers in Agricultural and non-agricultural related sectors.
Graduates from the programme can establish their own successful commercial farm

Degree Type: 
Bachelor of Science
Modes of Study: 
Regular
Duration: 
4years