BSc. Agribusiness

Overview

The B.Sc. programme in Agribusiness Management is designed to produce graduates who are academically knowledgeable and skilled, professionally competent, confident and innovative at the middle-management level of agricultural value-chain enterprises. The components of the Agribusiness Management programme include basically selected courses in Agricultural Science, Managerial Economics and Business Administration that will provide the elements and concepts applicable in the handling of problems related to and decision making in Agribusiness. Students contact with the computer as well as proficiency in English and French are integral parts of the programme because of the relevance of these subjects in modern business/industrial competitiveness.

Admission Requirement

a. WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants


Candidates with the Senior High School Certificate must in addition to credit in the three core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), obtain Credits in Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, Biology or General Agriculture and Social Studies, Business, General Arts with Economics. The minimum requirement should be an aggregate score of 36 or better in the WASSCE and 24 or better in the SSSCE.

b. GBCE/ABCE Applicants


GCE candidates must have five credits at the Ordinary Level examination or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics and either (i) Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science or (ii) General Science, Additional General Science, and any other subject (e.g. Economics, Geography, and Introduction to Business Methods etc). In addition, candidates should obtain three passes at the GCE Advanced Level or equivalent in either: (i) Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, and Biology/Agricultural Science or (ii) Economics, Mathematics, and Business Management/Geography.

c. Mature Applicants


Mature Applicants must have attained the age of 25 years and above and must have Credit in English and Mathematics at the GCE O’Level/SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE. Applicants without Credit in English and Mathematics must pass an aptitude test in English and Mathematics.

 

Candidates in these categories (a) (b) and (c) will be admitted to level 100

 

d. Post-Secondary Teachers Certificate


Candidates with Post-Secondary Teachers Certificate, Agricultural Science option with either Science or Mathematics combination or Agricultural College Certificate in Animal Health and Production may be admitted to Level 200

 

e. Diploma


Candidates with the relevant Diploma from KNUST, University of Ghana (UG) or its equivalent from a recognised University must have a Cumulative Weighted Average (CWA) of 60 (KNUST Diplomates) and a B+ average (UG Diplomates) or from any other recognised Diploma awarding institutions may be admitted to Level 300.