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Agricultural Economics, BCom

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Mankoeng, South Africa
Agricultural Economics from North-West University (NWU) aims to maximise profitability in agricultural production for the benefit of society in a sustainable manner. They study and analyse the aspects that influence the profitability of not only agricultural producers, but also the whole of the food value chain as well as service providers such as the financial/banking sector and agribusinesses. 
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Overview

Agricultural Economics from North-West University (NWU) prepares students for the modern-day agricultural environment – from the input suppliers to the farm, all the way to the end consumers. Our degree offers a combination of Agricultural Economics together with Economics and Risk Management.

Careers

  • Financial economist
  • Market economists
  • Development economists
  • Resource economists
  • Production economist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Record-keeping and Finance

  • Production Economics

  • Agri-business Management

  • Agricultural Marketing

  • Resource and Environmental Management

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • APS: 26
  • Mathematics: Level  4 (50%)
  • South Africans must first successfully complete the SANSC (South African National Senior Certificate) examinations. 
  • All students who are either completing or have completed their schooling outside of South Africa and / or through an alternate educational system must ascertain whether they have also earned “matriculation exemption”. In this regard, the SAMB regulates admission to first degree studies by ensuring all students who did not complete a SANSC but who have an equivalent university entrance qualification, comply with the requisite criteria. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 472 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 472 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Off-Campus Students - 7740 R

Living costs for Mankoeng

  • 7630 - 10640 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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