Bachelor of Agribusiness with Honours (MQA/FA5178)
Bachelor of Agribusiness with HonoUrs (MQA/FA5178)
Bachelor Degree of Agribusisness With Honours (MQA/FA5178) is the best career path for agriculture and business disciplines. This study program prepares Agribusiness graduates to become professional agropereneurs and efficient managers handling modern agriculture and natural resouces based firms. This Agribusiness program combined business of agricultural production with essential areas related to agricultural science, food sciences and animal sciences. Agribusiness program prepare students with multidisciplinary courses spanning from fundamental and advanced knowledge on agriculture and commercial food production offered by the university, core courses for specialization, and elective and audit courses.
The educational experiences for this Agribusiness program are purposively and systematically designed to build and accumulate students’ knowlege on and experience in relevant areas throughout the duration of study.
Agribusiness program kick-starts by preparing students with the fundamental courses that include Principles of Economics, Introduction to Agribusiness, Management in Agribusiness, Introduction to Food Science, Accounting Principles, Human Resource Management, Marketing in Agribusiness and Introduction to Agriculture Biotechnology.
Subsequently, during the second and third year of study program, students will engage in educational experiences that are designed based on courses related to Agriculture Economy, Principles of Crop Production, Accounting Management, Principles of Aquaculture, Introduction to Animal Production, Business Statistics, Communications in Agriculture, Post Harvest Technology, Food Supply Chain, Agribusiness, Financial Management, Business Communication, Research Method in Business, Agricultural Extension, Policies and Regulations in Agribusiness, Food Product Development, Business Ethics, Strategic Management, International Business. During the sixth semester, students will be professional trained with Final Year Project I as preparation to embark scientific research for their final year project.
During the seventh semester of the study program, students are required to engage in a hands-on experience of a Final Year Project II. Simultanously, students educational experience are further harness with courses like Farm Management, Paddy Production, Agrostology, and Plan and Management of Agribusiness Project. Upon completing Agribusiness program, in the final semester, students will undergo an Industrial Training as preparation of embarking personal business venture and real life working experience.
There are many exciting professional career prospects for Agribusiness graduates. Possibilities for future employment in agriculture and business sectors include Managers and Marketing Executive, Bank Executive, Financial Executive, Economy Officer (such as FAMA, LPP), Educator in Higher Education, Research Officer, Administrative Offier, Estate Manager, Agriculture Officer, Agricultural Extension Officer and Agronomy Officer. On top of that, Agribusiness graduates also have high prospects to become the modern Agropreneurs who apply modern and advance biotechnology and agriculture with sustainable concepts in their business operations.
The graduation requirement for Bachelor of Agribusiness with honors is 120 credits that should be completed within four years of study.
More information, please refer to the Undergraduate Handbook.