Welcome to Agricultural Sciences

This Department offers several exciting qualifications both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We consist of a team of permanent staff and part time staff that actively involved in teaching, student assistance and project supervision.


The nature of agriculture has changed to such an extent that it has to be managed as a business. To ensure success in an agricultural career, it is essential that technical knowledge and skills are applied and integrated with managerial and management skills. 

Why Agricultural Management?

Our Agricultural Management students are equipped with knowledge and skills which are particularly suitable for a career in agriculture, or for any managerial position in agricultural related fields.  

Qualifications offered:

  • Diploma: Agricultural Management
  • Advanced Diploma: Agricultural Management
  • MSc: Agriculture (Research)
  • PhD: Agriculture (Research) 

Career opportunities:

  • Famers
  • Extension officers
  • Agriculture business representatives
  • Exports and customs control
  • Research
  • Banks
  • Nurseries and other plant production practises

Why game ranching?

Our Game Ranch Management students are equipped with knowledge and skills which are especially suitable for a career in game ranch management. Various other careers in the game industry exist like tour guides, guesthouses, the venison industry, etc. 

Qualifications offered:

  • Diploma: Game Ranch Management
  • Advanced Diploma: Game Ranch Management
  • MSc: Game Ranch Management (Research)

Career opportunities:

  • Game Ranch Managers
  • Professional Hunters
  • Nature Reserves
  • Field Guide
  • Meat processors
Contact information
Mrs Christa Koen
Tel: +27 41 504 3527