This Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security programme at University of Mauritius aims to equip and empower graduates with the skills and knowledge to design solutions towards a more sustainable crop and livestock production and enhanced food security in Mauritius, while protecting and managing natural resources and biodiversity within the context of climate change effects.
Program Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this programme, learners will be able to demonstrate:
- Knowledge of conventional agricultural practices and their environmental implications;
- Knowledge of the concept and principles of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security;
- Understanding of the practices and techniques of natural crop and livestock production;
- Understanding of food security issues in a changing global trade environment;
- Understanding of food security issues in the context of climate change;
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Food Safety and Nutrition Security
- Sustainable Crop Production
- Scientific Communication and IT for Agriculture
- Agricultural Engineering Principles
- Biotechnology and Biosafety
- Sustainability of Agri-Food Systems
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- SC: Credit in Mathematics and Chemistry.
- 2 GCE 'A' Level: Passes in any of the following (Agriculture, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Environmental Studies, and other allied science subjects).
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 42 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 42 months.
Living costs for Moka
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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