Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security, B.Sc. | University of Mauritius | Moka, Mauritius
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B.Sc. On Campus

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

42 months
Duration
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About

This Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security programme at University of Mauritius is in line with Government vision and policy for encouraging a philosophy of sustainable agriculture that will ensure food-security for its people, in terms of satisfying local food demand, and also enable export of quality, safe, residue-free produce that will satisfy the stringent norms of importing countries.

Overview

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 Structure

Courses 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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

110 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 42 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 42 months.

Living costs for Moka

17300 - 22800 MUR /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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Our partners

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
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University of Mauritius
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
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University of Mauritius

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