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Agriculture Courses In KNUST

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If you are a prospective applicant looking for the available agriculture courses in KNUST, this post is for you.

In this short post, we will list the agriculture courses available at KNUST, minimum requirements and the course outline for the undergraduate agriculture programme.

Undergraduate Agriculture Courses In Ghana

  • BSc Agriculture (Economics Option)
  • BSc Agriculture (Extension Option)
  • BSc Agribusiness Management

Postgraduate Agriculture Courses Offered At KNUST

  • MPhil/PhD Agricultural Economics
  • MSc/MPhil/PhD Agribusiness Management
  • MSc/MPhil/PhD Agricultural Extension and Development Communication
  • MPhil Sustainable and Integrated Rural Development in Africa

MSc Agribusiness Management is available on IDL mode.

Course Outline For Undergraduate Agriculture Courses At KNUST

Prospective applicants who want to have a fair view of the course outline for the undergraduate agricultural courses at KNUST.

Undergraduate Courses under BSc Agribusiness Management:

LevelFIRST SEMESTERSECOND SEMESTER
Year 1ABM 151: Introduction to AgricultureABM 152: Foundation Agriculture
ABM 153: Farm Records Mgt. & AccountingABM 154: Agribusiness Finance
ABM 155: Agribusiness LawABM 156: Business Comm. and Customer Relations
ABM 157: Principles of Agribusiness ManagementABM 158: Agribusiness Accounting, Auditing & Taxation
CS 157: Arable Crop Production and ManagementAGEC 152: Economics for Agriculture &Natural Recourses
AE 157  Farm Power and Machinery ManagementAGEC 154: Statistics for Agriculture& Natural Resources
ENGL 157: Communication Skills  IABM 160: Apiculture
MATH 157: AlgebraENGL 158: Communication Skills  II
Year 2ABM 251: Agribusiness Planning and AnalysisABM 252: Agribusiness Risk and Resource Management
ABM 253: Introduction to MacroeconomicsABM 254: Principles of Marketing
AGEC 253: Computer Applications in AgricultureABM 256: Cost and Accounting Management
AE 291  Irrigation Systems ManagementAGEC 254: Rural Sociology
CS 257: Crop ProtectionAS 254  Poultry Production and Management
CS 259: Sustainable Land ManagementAS 256  Micro Livestock Production
HORT 255: Seed Science and TechnologyCS 352: Plantation and Industrial Crop Production Mgt.
ENGL 263: Literature in English IHORT    254: Ornamental Nurseries and Nursery Mgt.
LAW 265: Land Law IENGL 264: Literature in English II
Year 3*ABM 351: Agric. Trade & Policy in Dev. CountryABM 352: Financial Analysis
ABM 353: Marketing in AgribusinessABM 354: Agricultural Produce Export Management
ABM 355: Research Methods for AgribusinessABM 356: Supply Chain Management
AGEC 351: Extension Comm. & Teaching MethodsABM 358: Management Information System
AE 260: Processing & Preservation of Agric. ProduceABM 360: Quantitative Methods for Agribusiness Mgt.
AS 351  Cattle, Sheep and Goat ProductionABM 364: Agricultural Cooperatives
FSA 353: Principles and Practices of AquacultureAS 352: Swine Production
HORT 351: Fruit Crop Production and ManagementHORT 352: Vegetable Crop Production
Year 4ABM 451: International AgribusinessABM 452: Production/Operations Management
ABM 453: Marketing ManagementABM 454: Strategic Agribusiness Management
ABM 455: Vertical Coordination in Agri-Food SystemABM 456: Entrepreneurship
ABM 457: Food Safety and Quality StandardsABM 458: Project Appraisal and Management
AS 455  Meat Science & Animal Products ProcessingABM 460: Financial Management
HORT 451: Landscape Design and ConstructionABM 462: Human Resource Management
ABM 491: Seminar IABM 492: Seminar II
ABM 493: Student Project IABM 494: Student Project II

* Students shall undertake practical attachment with selected agribusiness institutions during the long vacation at the end of Year Three and shall submitted a report in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the BSc Agribusiness Management Programme. 

Admission Requirements / Cut Off Point for Degree in Agriculture in KNUST

An applicant for admission to a degree Programme in the University must have CREDITS in the THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), and CREDITS in THREE WASSCE/SSSCE Elective Subjects or its equivalent relevant to the chosen Programme with aggregate 24 or better (WASSCE: A1- C6/SSSCE A-D).

Conclusion 

We believe that we have explained in detail every necessary information you need to know about the agriculture courses offered at KNUST, admission requirements and the minimum cut off point.

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