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- Agribusiness as a subject

In a small country like New Zealand, successful agribusiness relies on understanding how to manage complex value chains within competitive global markets. Studying Agribusiness at Waikato University puts you in the heartland of New Zealand's leading agriculture-based export industries, learning from experts.


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Key information

Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
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*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Dairy business manager
  • Agri-consultant
  • Agri-food business adviser
  • Agri-technician
  • Nutrient specialist
  • Agribusiness entrepreneur
  • Government  policy adviser
  • Rural banking adviser

Luke Dewar Luke is currently studying a Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) in his first year of study at the University of Waikato. Rugby Union is his sport of choice where in 2015 was selected in both North Harbour and Blues U18 squads.

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- COMBO (2018)

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Occurrence Domestic International
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Tuition fees shown below are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment - please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information.

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Paper details current as of : 19 July 2018 11:44am
Indicative fees current as of : 5 June 2018 4:30am


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Agribusiness as a Minor

To complete a minor in Agribusiness, you must complete 60 points including at least 30 points above 100-level from AGBUS papers.

The specific requirements for a minor in Agribusiness are that you must include:

  • AGBUS101 Agri-Food Business

Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert)

To complete the requirements for a Postgraduate Certificate, you must pass 60 points at 500-level from this subject area.

The specific requirements for Agribusiness are that you must include:

  • AGRI501 International Agribusiness

And choose 30 points from:

  • AGRI502 Agribusiness Case Studies
  • AGRI590 Directed Study
  • ECON539 Environmental and Economic Resources
  • ECON543 Applied Econometrics
  • MNGT501 Research Methods in Management Studies
  • MKTG553 International Marketing
  • MSYS576 21st Century Logistics

For full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/AGBUS

Note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)

To complete the requirements for a Postgraduate Diploma, you must pass 120 points at 500-level, including at least 90 points from this subject area.

You will also need to submit a Portfolio of Achievement.

The specific requirements for Agribusiness are that you must include:

  • AGRI501 International Agribusiness
  • MKTG553 International Marketing
  • MSYS576 21st Century Logistics

And choose 30 points from:

  • AGRI502 Agribusiness Case Studies
  • AGRI590 Directed Study
  • ECON539 Environmental and Economic Resources
  • ECON543 Applied Econometrics
  • INMG501 E-Global Business: Strategic Management and Marketing
  • MNGT501 Research Methods in Management Studies

For full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/AGBUS

Note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.

Master of Management Studies (MMS)

The completion requirements for the MMS depend on your admission criteria; please see the MMS qualification information for further details.

However all students must:

  • Take MNGT501 Research Methods in Management Studies (unless passed previously)
  • Take a dissertation (591/592) or thesis (593/594) in your subject area
  • Submit a Portfolio of Achievement

The specific requirements for Agribusiness are that you must include:

  • AGRI501 International Agribusiness
  • AGRI502 Agribusiness Case Studies
  • MKTG553 International Marketing

Choose any remaining papers from:

  • AGRI590 Directed Study
  • ECON539 Environmental and Economic Resources
  • ECON543 Applied Econometrics
  • INMG501 E-Global Business: Strategic Management and Marketing
  • MSYS576 21st Century Logistics

For full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/AGBUS

Note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.



Contacts

Management Student Centre (MSC)

Phone: +64 838 4303
Email: msc@waikato.ac.nz
Website: www.management.ac.nz/msc

Opening hours: 8.45am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday
Location: MSB.1.50, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton

One of the best times to pop into MSC is Open Advice Day, held every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.

Agribusiness subject convenors

Professor Frank Scrimgeour
Undergraduate/Postgraduate Convenor for Agribusiness
Email: scrim@waikato.ac.nz