The academic programmes offered by our Department are designed and structured to prepare our students for an exciting and successful career in the global food and agricultural sector and in the rural and poverty-stricken communities of Africa.
Our Department offers a range of undergraduate degrees in the fields of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management, and a range of postgraduate degrees specialising in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Food and Agricultural Policy, and Rural Development and Extension.
Our Department is one of the leading research departments at the University of Pretoria and we are proud to say that our research makes a difference in the food and agricultural sector. Our graduate students participate in our research initiatives and contribute significantly to our various research programmes.
Our hope is that you will choose our Department and help us continue in this spirit.
For more information feel free to contact our Academic Advisor, Dr Melissa van der Merwe, our post graduate committee chair, Prof Charles Machethe, or our Head of Department, Prof Sheryl Hendriks.
We offer the following undergraduate programmes:
BSc(Agric) Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management
BCom Agribusiness Management
We offer the following postgraduate programmes:
BCom(Hon) Agricultural Economics