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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University.
1. Admission to the Foundation Certificate in Agriculture requires that the candidate will have completed, to the satisfaction of Academic Board, 12 months farm employment and:
(a) be at least 18 years of age; and
(b) have successfully completed Year 12 education (NCEA Level Two) and achieved the literacy and numeracy requirements for University Entrance, or have achieved an equivalent post-secondary school qualification.
2. Candidates for the Foundation Certificate in Agriculture shall follow a fixed programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits, comprising:
(a) the courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification;
(b) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. The Foundation Certificate in Agriculture is awarded without specialisations.
4. A candidate's programme of study may not exceed two years from date of first enrolment in the Foundation Certificate in Agriculture.
5. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.
6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
117.006 Animal Production and Health 15 credits
119.006 Foundation Farm and Industry Study 15 credits
189.006 Soil Productivity 15 credits
283.006 Pasture and Crop Production 15 credits
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Last updated on Tuesday 08 October 2019