Approx Cost:
$40.00 (includes student workbooks). Overnight field trip $100.00.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Requirements:

A minimum of 12 credits in any one Level 2 Science or Commerce based subject (SCI201, BIO201, CHE201, PHY201, ACC201 and ECO201) or at the discretion of the HOLA.

Course Outline:

Students undertake a mixture of research based internal assessments during the year and external exams at the end of the year.

  • A research based internal assessment based on the profitability of chosen Primary Product, 6 credits.
  • In conjunction with the research internal are two externals, one marketing based and the other production based, 9 credits.
  • An external on a primary production environmental issue, 5 credits.
  • An investigation into a primary product eg potatoes, 4 credits.

Students undertake a mixture of research based internal assessments during the year and external exams at the end of the year.

Where Does It Lead:

University Degree/Diploma courses in: commerce, marketing, horticulture, agriculture and science at Lincoln or Massey.  Polytechnic courses. Any employment with a horticulture/agriculture basis.

For further information see:
Mr D Clark