ZIMBABWE EZEKIEL GUTI UNIVERSITY
Developing a Total Person and Promoting Entrepreneurship



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Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Agri-Business Management

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


To qualify for normal entry to the Bachelor of Agribusiness Management degree a prospective student must satisfy the entry requirements specified in the General Academic Regulations and specific requirements as stipulated below;

  • O level passes including English  and Mathematics and at least 2 “A” level passes in the relevant subjects e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography  Mathematics, Economics and Management of business
  • A recognized diploma in Agriculture plus 5 “O” levels including English and Mathematics


CAREER PROSPECTS


Students who graduate with this degree will be equipped to take up managerial and professional positions in the food industry, public and private sector, banking, international organizations, education, and own business ventures. The experience  gained allow graduates to effectively perform in professional roles that deal with complex and ever changing needs and demands of the agricultural industry.


PROGRAM STRUCTURE

                                                                                      

YEAR 1: SEMESTER 1
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ABM101 Introduction to Economics of Agriculture
ANR101 Introduction to Crop Production
ABM103 Introduction to Rural Sociology and Development
ALW101 Principles of Animal production
ANR100 Technology and Communication Skills
UWC111 Introduction to Ethics

YEAR 1: SEMESTER 2
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AFE101 Introduction to Environment and Natural Resource Management
ABM105 Agricultural Macroeconomics
ABM107 Principles of Agribusiness Leadership and Entrepreneurship
ANR103 Introduction to Farm Mechanization
ANR102 Principles of Soil Sciences
ABM106 Quantitative Methods for Business

YEAR 2: SEMESTER 1
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ABM201 Agricultural Microeconomics
ABM202 Principles of Agribusiness Marketing
ABM203 Agribusiness  Enterprise management
ABM104 Research Methods 1
ANR201 Agricultural Industry Practice and Farm Practical
UWC211 Applied Ethics

ELECTIVES

ABM205 Post Harvest Handling and Agro-processing
ABM206 Rural Development and Extension
ABM213 Agribusiness Systems

YEAR 2: SEMESTER 2
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ABM204 Research Methods 2
ABM208 Business Law
ABM209 Human Resource Management
ANR200 Advanced Communication and Information Management 
ABM210 Applied Agricultural Production Economics

ELECTIVES
AFE201 Natural Resource Management and Conservation
ABM212 Gender and  Equity in Agriculture
ABM213 Quality Assurance in the Food Industry

YEAR 3: SEMESTER 1 & 2
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ANR300 Industrial Placement/Attachment

YEAR 4: SEMESTER 1
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ABM401 Agribusiness Strategy and Planning
ABM403 Business Project Proposal Development
ABM404 Agribusiness Financing and Banking
ABM412 Agricultural Policy Analysis
ABM413 Agricultural Price Analysis and Forecasting
UWC411 Philosophy of Ubuntu/Hunhu and The Total Person

ELECTIVES

AFE401 Environmental Impact Assessment
ABM407 International Agro -product Trade

YEAR 4: SEMESTER 2
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ABM405 Project Planning and Management 
ABM402 Agribusiness  Value Chain Analysis 
ABM406 Agribusiness Accounting and Taxation
ANR490 Research Project 

ELECTIVES

ABM408 Advanced Rural Development and Extension
ABM409 Agribusiness  Risk management