Agro-Pastoral Entrepreneurship

Nurture your entrepreneurial spirit in the field of agro-pastoral ventures. Develop the skills to create and manage successful agricultural businesses.
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Certification: HND

Duration:  2 Years

Start Date:  2023-10-09

Application Deadline:  2023-09-22

Mode of Training:  On Campus (Dschang)

Program Description

The Agro-Pastoral Entrepreneurship program is designed to empower students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in the dynamic field of agricultural and pastoral business management. Our program combines theoretical foundations with practical experiences, preparing students for entrepreneurial ventures in the agro-pastoral sector.

In our program, students gain a comprehensive understanding of agricultural production, livestock management, agribusiness planning, market analysis, financial management, sustainable practices, and entrepreneurship principles. They learn to identify business opportunities, develop innovative agro-pastoral enterprises, manage production systems, optimize resource utilization, and navigate the challenges of agricultural entrepreneurship.

Students have the opportunity to engage in internships, entrepreneurial projects, or industry collaborations. These experiences allow students to apply their knowledge, gain practical skills, and develop a strong network within the agro-pastoral business community.

Career Prospects

The field of agro-pastoral entrepreneurship offers a wide range of employment prospects, including starting and managing one’s own agricultural or pastoral enterprise, working in agricultural cooperatives, consulting firms, or governmental agencies focused on agriculture and rural development.

Job Roles

Graduates of the Agro-Pastoral Entrepreneurship program at BCU have diverse job roles such as:
  • Agro-Pastoral Entrepreneur
  • Farm Manager
  • Livestock Production Specialist
  • Agricultural Consultant
  • Agricultural Cooperative Manager
  • Sustainable Agriculture Advocate
  • Agribusiness Analyst
  • Farm Supply Chain Manager
  • Agricultural Extension Officer
  • Agricultural Policy Advisor

Fees Structure

Total Fee/Year

250,000 FCFA

Instalments

1st Instalment

100,000 FCFA

2nd Instalment

100,000 FCFA

3rd Instalment

50,000 FCFA

Requirements for Admission

  • GCE Advanced Level
  • High School Transcript

Other Requirements

Composition of Admission File

  • Admission form to be filled in by candidate
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate
  • A photocopy of National ID Card
  • Certified Copy of GCE A/L Certificate/Results Slip
  • 4 Passport size photographs

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Nurture your entrepreneurial spirit in the field of agro-pastoral ventures. Develop the skills to create and manage successful agricultural businesses.

FAQs

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Program durations vary, but most programs at BCU are designed to be completed within 2 to 3 years, depending on the specific discipline.

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BCU offers various financial aid options and scholarships. Eligible students can apply for scholarships, grants, and loans to support their education.

Yes, BCU emphasizes practical training and provides opportunities for internships, cooperative education programs, and industry projects to enhance students’ real-world experience.

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For now, No. But in the nearest future, we will offer part-time programs and online courses to accommodate the needs of working professionals.

BCU provides career development services, including career counseling, resume building, job placement assistance, and networking opportunities with industry professionals.

Yes, BCU welcomes international students. There are specific admissions requirements and support services available to assist international students throughout their journey.

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BCU may consider transferring credits from other accredited institutions on a case-by-case basis, subject to evaluation and meeting specific transfer credit policies.

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