PGCert - Agribusiness as a subject
Postgraduate certificates and diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a master's degree.
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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- Dairy business manager
- Agri-food business adviser
- Nutrient specialist
- Agribusiness entrepreneur
- Government policy adviser
- Rural banking adviser
Papers available within Agribusiness
Prescriptions for the PGCert(AgBus), PGDip(AgBus) and MMS.
The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the PGCert(AgBus), PGDip(AgBus) and MMS.
The specified subject papers that must be completed for these programmes are below.
PGCert(AgBus) students must complete AGBUS501 and select the remaining 30 points from the papers listed for the subject.
PGDip(AgBus) students must complete AGBUS501, and select at least 60 points from the papers listed for the subject.
MMS students must complete MNMGT581 and one of AGBUS590, AGBUS591, AGBUS592, AGBUS593 or AGBUS594. Students taking the 120 point MMS must complete at least 60 points from the papers listed for the subject, including AGBUS501. Students taking the 180 point MMS must complete at least 120 points from the papers listed for the subject, including AGBUS501.
Scholarships and prizes
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Agribusiness as a Minor (Bachelor's degree)
- Bachelor of Business - BBus
- Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours - BMS(Hons)
- Almost any other bachelor's degree at the University of Waikato
Management Student Centre (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.