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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Bachelor of Agribusiness
BAgribusiness

Subject to CUAP Approval

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Bachelor of Agribusiness requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Agribusiness shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 360 credits, comprising:

(a) not more than 165 credits at 100 level;

(b) at least 75 credits at 300 level;

and including:

(c) the core courses as defined by Schedule A for the Qualification;

(d) completion of one major;

(e) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.

3. Candidates who, in the opinion of the Academic Board, have passed with sufficient merit subjects for either a Diploma in Farm or Horticultural Management from a New Zealand university, or relevant subjects from some other recognised tertiary qualification, may be cross-credited with specified or unspecified courses not exceeding a total of 120 credits.

Specialisations

4. Candidates must complete a major by completing the requirements for a major set out in Schedule B for the Qualification.

5. No course may be credited to more than one major subject.

6. Majors available are Farm Management, International Agribusiness, and Rural Valuation.

7. Candidates who complete the Rural Valuation major must additionally meet the non-academic requirements specified by the Valuers Registration Board for eligibility to apply for registration.

8. Notwithstanding Regulation 6, the following majors are available in accordance with transitional provisions outlined in Regulation 21: Agricultural Economics, Food Economies and Society, Food Marketing and Retailing and Māori Agribusiness.

9. Candidates may include a minor in the Bachelor of Agribusiness.

(a) A minor must include a minimum of 60 credits, including at least 45 credits above 100 level, of which at least 15 credits must be at 300 level.

(b) The requirements for each minor are set out in Schedule B for the Qualification.

(c) The minor must be in a different subject area from the major.

(d) Minors may be included from any undergraduate degree within the University for which recognised minors are specified.

(e) Where the minor is from another undergraduate degree the regulations of that programme for the minor will apply.

(f) No course may be credited to both a major and a minor.

(g) No course may be credited to more than one minor subject.

10. Minors available are: International Agribusiness, Māori Agribusiness and Rural Valuation.

11. Notwithstanding Regulation 10, the following minors are available in accordance with transitional provisions outlined in Regulation 21: Agricultural Economics, Food Economies and Society and Food Marketing and Retailing.

Academic Requirements

12. Candidates must complete to the satisfaction of the Academic Board a period of not less than 26 weeks of approved practical work experience and associated reports in accordance with the requirements of 119.150 Practicum I, and 119.250 Practicum II.

Completion Requirements

13. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Qualifications will apply.

14. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes. Candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Diploma in Science and Technology should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

15. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

16. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates who have passed at least 15 credits towards the Bachelor of AgriCommerce prior to 1 January 2020 will be permitted to substitute one or more of 117152 Animals and Agriculture, 283101 Plants in Agriculture, and 284101 Production Horticulture for 117153 Introduction to Animal Production in New Zealand, 119120 Plants for Agriculture and Horticulture or 189151 Principles of Soil Science. In addition, students who have passed or been permitted substitution for 189151 Principles of Soil Science will be permitted to substitute an elective course for 123103 Chemistry for Modern Sciences or 123104 Chemistry for Biological Systems. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2023.

17. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates who have passed at least 15 credits towards the Agricultural Economics major prior to 1 January 2020 will be permitted to include 178242 Land Economics towards the major. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2023.

18. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Bachelor of AgriCommerce prior to 1 January 2021 may substitute a course or courses already passed towards the qualification for a course or courses at the same level from the Schedule for the degree. Such candidates may be permitted to graduate under the title Bachelor of AgriCommerce.

19. Candidates enrolled in the Farm Management, International Agribusiness or Rural Valuation majors prior to 1 January 2021, who have completed at least 135 credits towards the Bachelor of AgriCommerce, may satisfy the credit requirements for the major as specified in the 2020 Calendar. Such candidates may substitute a course or courses already passed for a course or courses at the same level from the schedule for the major.

20. Candidates enrolled in the Māori Agribusiness, International Agribusiness or Rural Valuation minors prior to 1 January 2021 may substitute a course or courses already passed for a course or courses at the same level in order to complete the requirements of the minor.

21 Candidates enrolled in any majors and/or minors listed in Regulations 8 and 11 prior to 1 January 2021 will be permitted to complete the majors and/or minors by completing the requirement of Schedule C for the degree.

22. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2024.

Schedule for the Bachelor of Agribusiness

Schedule A: Core courses (135 credits from)

112.248 Food and Agribusiness Value Chains 15 credits
P 119.180

115.112 Accounting for Business 15 credits
R 115.102

115.113 Economics for Business 15 credits
R 115.106

115.114 Finance Fundamentals 15 credits
R 115.105

115.211 Business Law 15 credits
P 90 credits at 100-level R 115.103, 155.110

117.153 Introduction to Animal Production in New Zealand 15 credits
R 117.152, 117.155, 199.101

119.120 Plants for Agriculture and Horticulture 15 credits
R 283.101, 284.101

119.150 Practicum I 0 credits

119.180 Introduction to Agribusiness 15 credits

119.250 Practicum II 0 credits
P 119.150

119.373 Integrative Studies 15 credits
P 119.250

Schedule B: Specialisations

Majors

Farm Management (165 credits)

Compulsory courses (105 credits from)

119.281 Decision Tools for Primary Industries 15 credits
P 119.180 and 161.140 and one of 117.152, 189.151, 283.101, 284.101, 286.101 R 111.231, 111.251, 111.252

119.358 Agricultural Production Systems 15 credits
C 119.381 R 119.357

119.381 Decision-Making in Primary Industry 15 credits
P 1 of 119.281, 111.251, 111.231 R 111.351

119.382 Opportunity Analysis in Primary Industry 15 credits
P 1 of 111.351 or 119.381 R 111.352, 127.355

161.140 Agri-Statistics 15 credits
R 161.100, 161.101, 161.111, 161.120, 161.122, 161.130, 115.101, 195.101

189.151 Principles of Soil Science 15 credits
P One of 119.153, 119.158, 123.101, 123.103 or 123.104

189.251 Soil Fertility and Fertilisers 15 credits
P 189.151 or 189.142

15 credits from

123.103 Chemistry for Modern Sciences 15 credits
R 119.153, 119.158. 123.103 may not be taken after 123.101, 123.102, 123.104, 123.105, 123.171 or 123.172 have been passed.

123.104 Chemistry for Biological Systems 15 credits
R 123.101, 123.171

15 credits from

119.231 Agricultural and Horticultural Infrastructure 15 credits
R 138.382, 218.274, 138.331

127.242 Introduction to Property Valuation 15 credits
R 127.255

138.255 Engineering Principles in Food and Fibre Production 15 credits

152.261 International Business 15 credits

15 credits from

117.201 Livestock Production Science 15 credits
P One of 117.152, 117.153, 117.155, 194.101, 199.101, or 199.103

117.254 Principles of Animal Science and Production 15 credits
P 194.101 or 199.101 or 119.154 or 117.152

285.201 Understanding Plant Protection 15 credits
P 120.101 or 283.101 or 284.101 R 171.284

15 credits from

283.201 Pasture and Crop Agronomy 15 credits
P 283.101 or 120.101 or 119.120 R 171.202

284.201 Horticultural Production Systems 15 credits
P 119.120 or 284.101

International Agribusiness (165 credits)

Compulsory courses (105 credits from)

112.301 International Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits
P 112.248

112.302 Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits
P 112.248

115.116 Introduction to Marketing 15 credits
R 115.104

152.261 International Business 15 credits

156.231 Strategic Marketing Management 15 credits
P 115.116 or 156.200

161.140 Agri-Statistics 15 credits
R 161.100, 161.101, 161.111, 161.120, 161.122, 161.130, 115.101, 195.101

178.358 International Trade in Agri-food Products 15 credits
P Any 178.1xx course or 119.156 R 178.357

Compulsory course selection (45 credits from)

125.230 Business Finance 15 credits
P 115.114

152.233 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 15 credits
R 152.230

152.355 Sustainability Issues, Challenges and Responses 15 credits
P Any 200 level course from the 152 course prefix series R 152.392

156.232 Consumer Behaviour 15 credits
P 115.116 or 156.200

178.360 Environmental Economics 15 credits

15 credits from

119.281 Decision Tools for Primary Industries 15 credits
P 119.180 and 161.140 and one of 117.152, 189.151, 283.101, 284.101, 286.101 R 111.231, 111.251, 111.252

127.242 Introduction to Property Valuation 15 credits
R 127.255

138.255 Engineering Principles in Food and Fibre Production 15 credits

Rural Valuation (165 credits)

Compulsory courses (135 credits from)

119.281 Decision Tools for Primary Industries 15 credits
P 119.180 and 161.140 and one of 117.152, 189.151, 283.101, 284.101, 286.101 R 111.231, 111.251, 111.252

119.381 Decision-Making in Primary Industry 15 credits
P 1 of 119.281, 111.251, 111.231 R 111.351

119.382 Opportunity Analysis in Primary Industry 15 credits
P 1 of 111.351 or 119.381 R 111.352, 127.355

127.100 Introduction to Property and Real Estate 15 credits

127.242 Introduction to Property Valuation 15 credits
R 127.255

127.356 Rural Valuation 15 credits
P 127.242 or 127.255

155.201 Law of Property 15 credits
P 115.211 or 115.103 or 155.202 R 155.216, 155.700

189.151 Principles of Soil Science 15 credits
P One of 119.153, 119.158, 123.101, 123.103 or 123.104

218.102 Construction Technology & Services I 15 credits

15 credits from

123.103 Chemistry for Modern Sciences 15 credits
R 119.153, 119.158. 123.103 may not be taken after 123.101, 123.102, 123.104, 123.105, 123.171 or 123.172 have been passed.

123.104 Chemistry for Biological Systems 15 credits
R 123.101, 123.171

15 credits from

127.378 Property Economics and Planning 15 credits

132.221 Planning Studies 15 credits

Minors

International Agribusiness (60 credits)

Compulsory courses (45 credits from)

112.301 International Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits
P 112.248

112.302 Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits
P 112.248

178.358 International Trade in Agri-food Products 15 credits
P Any 178.1xx course or 119.156 R 178.357

15 credits from

125.230 Business Finance 15 credits
P 115.114

152.233 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 15 credits
R 152.230

156.232 Consumer Behaviour 15 credits
P 115.116 or 156.200

178.360 Environmental Economics 15 credits

Māori Agribusiness (60 credits)

Compulsory courses (60 credits from)

150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society 15 credits
R 269.274

235.211 Māori Agribusiness Systems 15 credits

235.311 Māori Policy and Agribusiness 15 credits
P 150.201

235.312 Case Studies in Māori Agribusiness 15 credits
P 235.211

Rural Valuation (60 credits)

Compulsory courses (45 credits from)

127.356 Rural Valuation 15 credits
P 127.242 or 127.255

155.201 Law of Property 15 credits
P 115.211 or 115.103 or 155.202 R 155.216, 155.700

218.102 Construction Technology & Services I 15 credits

15 credits from

127.378 Property Economics and Planning 15 credits

132.221 Planning Studies 15 credits

Schedule C: Specialisations available under Transitional Provisions

Core Courses (30 credits from)

Option One: Core Courses for Māori Agribusiness (30 credits from)

Compulsory Course (15 credits from)

119.281 Decision Tools for Primary Industries 15 credits
P 119.180 and 161.140 and one of 117.152, 189.151, 283.101, 284.101, 286.101 R 111.231, 111.251, 111.252

15 credits from

119.231 Agricultural and Horticultural Infrastructure 15 credits
R 138.382, 218.274, 138.331

127.242 Introduction to Property Valuation 15 credits
R 127.255

138.255 Engineering Principles in Food and Fibre Production 15 credits

152.261 International Business 15 credits

Option Two: Core Courses for Agricultural Economics and Food Marketing and Retail

Compulsory Course (15 credits from)

152.261 International Business 15 credits

15 credits from

119.281 Decision Tools for Primary Industries 15 credits
P 119.180 and 161.140 and one of 117.152, 189.151, 283.101, 284.101, 286.101 R 111.231, 111.251, 111.252

127.242 Introduction to Property Valuation 15 credits
R 127.255

138.255 Engineering Principles in Food and Fibre Production 15 credits

Majors

Agricultural Economics (90 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (45 credits from)

178.201 Microeconomics 15 credits
P 115.113 or 115.106

178.280 Economic Analysis and Applications 15 credits
P 115.113

178.360 Environmental Economics 15 credits

Subject courses (45 credits from)

112.302 Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits
P 112.248

178.301 Microeconomic Theory and Applications 15 credits
P 178.201

178.352 Survey of International Economics 15 credits
P 178.200, 178.201, and either 178.250 or 178.280; and either 178.300 or 178.301 C 178.300 or 178.301 R 178.350

178.358 International Trade in Agri-food Products 15 credits
P Any 178.1xx course or 119.156 R 178.357

178.370 Development Economics 15 credits

Food Marketing and Retailing (90 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (75 credits from)

112.302 Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits
P 112.248

156.231 Strategic Marketing Management 15 credits
P 115.116 or 156.200

156.232 Consumer Behaviour 15 credits
P 115.116 or 156.200

156.334 Marketing Consultancy Project 15 credits
P 156.231 and any 156.2xx course

156.339 Omni-Channel Retail Marketing 15 credits
P 156.231 or 290.2xx

Subject courses (15 credits from)

156.338 International Marketing 15 credits
P 156.231 plus either 156.232, or both 156.235 and 156.237

156.341 Branding 15 credits
P 156.231 and plus either 156.232, or both 156.235 and 156.237

Māori Agribusiness (90 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (75 credits from)

119.381 Decision-Making in Primary Industry 15 credits
P 1 of 119.281, 111.251, 111.231 R 111.351

150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society 15 credits
R 269.274

235.211 Māori Agribusiness Systems 15 credits

235.311 Māori Policy and Agribusiness 15 credits
P 150.201

235.312 Case Studies in Māori Agribusiness 15 credits
P 235.211

15 credits from

150.301 Te Mana Te Kawanatanga: Māori Policy and the State 15 credits
P 150.201; nil for GradDipArts

152.370 Te Whanaketanga o te Pakihi Māori - Advanced Māori Business Development and Management 15 credits

Food Economies and Society (90 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory course

146.209 Food and Eating 15 credits

Compulsory course selection (45 credits from)

131.321 Strategies for Sustainable Development 15 credits

145.311 Geographies of Globalisation 15 credits

176.308 Sociology of the Environment 15 credits

178.358 International Trade in Agri-food Products 15 credits
P Any 178.1xx course or 119.156 R 178.357

Subject courses

112.248 Food and Agribusiness Value Chains 15 credits
P 119.180

119.258 Agricultural Systems 15 credits
P 119.281

131.121 Rich World, Poor World 15 credits

145.213 Resource Conservation and Sustainability 15 credits
R 145.313

Minors

Agricultural Economics (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Selection from

112.302 Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits
P 112.248

178.201 Microeconomics 15 credits
P 115.113 or 115.106

178.242 Land Economics 15 credits
P Any 178.1xx course or 115.113 or 115.106

178.280 Economic Analysis and Applications 15 credits
P 115.113

178.301 Microeconomic Theory and Applications 15 credits
P 178.201

178.352 Survey of International Economics 15 credits
P 178.200, 178.201, and either 178.250 or 178.280; and either 178.300 or 178.301 C 178.300 or 178.301 R 178.350

178.358 International Trade in Agri-food Products 15 credits
P Any 178.1xx course or 119.156 R 178.357

178.360 Environmental Economics 15 credits

178.370 Development Economics 15 credits

Food Marketing and Retailing (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (30 credits from)

156.231 Strategic Marketing Management 15 credits
P 115.116 or 156.200

156.339 Omni-Channel Retail Marketing 15 credits
P 156.231 or 290.2xx

30 credits from

112.302 Food and Agribusiness Strategies 15 credits
P 112.248

156.232 Consumer Behaviour 15 credits
P 115.116 or 156.200

156.334 Marketing Consultancy Project 15 credits
P 156.231 and any 156.2xx course

156.338 International Marketing 15 credits
P 156.231 plus either 156.232, or both 156.235 and 156.237

156.341 Branding 15 credits
P 156.231 and plus either 156.232, or both 156.235 and 156.237

Food Economies and Society (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (45 credits from)

131.121 Rich World, Poor World 15 credits

131.321 Strategies for Sustainable Development 15 credits

146.209 Food and Eating 15 credits

15 credits from

145.213 Resource Conservation and Sustainability 15 credits
R 145.313

145.311 Geographies of Globalisation 15 credits

176.308 Sociology of the Environment 15 credits

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