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Agricultural Entrepreneurship

The University of the West Indies

24 months
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The M.Sc. in Agricultural Entrepreneurship at the University of the West Indies aims to create a new breed of agricultural practitioners/farmers in Jamaica and the Caribbean.

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Overview

The Agricultural Entrepreneurship program offered by the University of the West Indies produces practitioners that would be technology savvy, managerially strong, and capable of creating their own enterprises or successfully managing, rejuvenating or converting existing operations into viable and profitable businesses.

This new breed of managers would also possess the skills necessary to translate cutting edge agricultural research into business opportunities along the agriculture value chain. 

Our programme is designed to provide students with the tools and skill set necessary to create, resuscitate and/or rehabilitate agricultural enterprises.

Careers

Graduates from the M.Sc. in Agricultural Entrepreneurship will be equipped with the necessary tools to start their businesses within any aspect of the agricultural value chain.Graduates from this programme will have the ability to work on their own and within private, national and international institutions which focus on agricultural research and development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Introduction to agro-environmental management
  •  Introduction to agriculture, crop and livestock production
  •  Post harvest technology
  •  Management accounting
  •  Marketing
  •  Decision models for managers
  •  Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have either a First Degree (GPA 2.00) or its equivalence in basic or applied sciences such as agriculture, forestry, botany, biology, soil science, environmental or social sciences, rural development, development planning and management or a related area.
  • Applicants with other qualifications and who have at least 2 year’s professional experience in a relevant field of agriculture, engineering, management or development are also eligible to apply for admission to this course.
  •  Applicants who do not possess the requisite qualification and experience will be required to do pre-qualification courses in agricultural sciences and the social sciences. 
  • Complete the online application
  • Submit ORIGINAL copies of your supporting documents

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    4801 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9603 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

J$1,300,000 - tuition fee only for:

  • Sponsored and Non-Sponsored Students from Contributing Countries
  • Students from Non-Contributing Countries

Funding

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