Report any gender-based violence related incidents to the following numbers | 021 959 6550 | 021 959 6301 | 060 980 0286

For more information   Click here >>>

For more information and to donate   Click here >>>

Course Information and Fees

Diploma: AGRICULTURE diploma

AGRICULTURE

Diploma: (diploma)

The course is structured to provide career-oriented education in order to prepare students for employment in the agricultural sector. The aim of the course is to train students in the latest agricultural techniques within the context of a specific specialisation field (fruit production; agronomy; viticulture; oenology or livestock production).

The purpose of this programme is to provide industry with agricultural and extension practitioners that are able to apply technical knowledge, practical competencies and appropriate extension and scientific communication skills in operating agricultural production units effectively as part of a production and/or advisory team. Graduates will be able to define, conceptualise and develop basic solutions for problems of limited complexity relating to agricultural production systems and human relations.

Career Opportunities
Graduates follow career paths in agricultural research, extension, quality control, production and marketing. All of these are applicable in a wide variety of farming, research, agricultural input and marketing industries.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year



Compulsory subject(s):
All compulsory (only Wellington campus)
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Animal Production:
Crop Production:
Viticulture and Oenology
30490 ZAR

Second Year



Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Animal Production:
Crop Production:
Viticulture and Oenology
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Animal Production:
Crop Production:
Viticulture and Oenology
51000 ZAR

Third Year



Compulsory subject(s):
15710 ZAR
Duration
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) with: . English: Home Language or First Additional Language (4) . Mathematics (3) . Physical Sciences or Life Sciences (4) Additional subjects accepted included: . Physical Sciences or Life Sciences (3) or . Geography (3) or . Agricultural Sciences (3) or . Economics (3) and any two other subjects except Life Orientation. The department utilises an Admission Point Score (APS) as selection criteria once your minimum admission requirements are satisfied. You also have to score a minimum of 26 on the APS

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

Course is offered on Wellington Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Mrs L van Wyk
Telephone: +27 21 9596818
Fax: -
Email: vanwykl@cput.ac.za

Contact: Ms A Bolitye
Telephone: +27 21 8645217
Fax: -
Email: bolityea@cput.ac.za

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2019 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.

 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.