BSc Agricultural Economics and Extension - Kwara State University | Educartis

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4 years
Bachelor
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Course Overview

Kwara State University (KWASU) offers Agricultural Economics and Extension as an undergraduate degree programme. The course is concerned with the application of theories and principles of economics to agricultural markets. It prepares the students to address problems ranging from clean air, water resources to alleviation of poverty through agricultural extension. BSc Agricultural Economics and Extension looks into the relationships between supply and demand using data, statistics and market trends. It charts the connecting points between agribusiness management, finance, policy, natural resource economics and economic development. The course also dwells largely on different methods used in bringing about innovation in agricultural practice and rural communities

Graduates of Agricultural Economics and Extension understand farming innovations and economical contexts of agricultural production systems. They possess the skills to analyse agricultural systems from an economic perspective, and provide advice on expanding scopes of production in the field. The degree course in Agricultural Economics and Extension at the Kwara State University will equip you with the skills and knowledge you require to function efficiently in the field.

By completing the degree course, you will be able to apply economic principles and diverse improvement techniques to agriculture. You will also receive the Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics will enable you to:

  • Communicate economic concepts, business decision-making, and agricultural and natural resource concepts, with effectiveness;
  • Demonstrate the skills to fit into a business, agency, or academic environment and use economic concepts for the advancement of agricultural practices; 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of issues related to the agricultural sector, natural resource policies, and rural community development;
  • Develop blueprint for the application of economic principles to agribusiness and agricultural extension.
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Certification obtained

At the completion of the programme, you will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension.

What jobs will I qualify for?

  • Investment Manager
  • Risk Manager and Compliance Officer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Retail Banker

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Admission Criteria

Direct Entry
  • Two 'A' level passes in Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Biology / Agric. Science, and one of Economics, Physics, Mathematics, and Geography.

UTME
  • Five SSCE credit passes including Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science, English and Physics/Economics/Geography.

How do I apply?

Step 1: Visit the University's admission portal.
Step 2: Complete the registration form with your information.
Step 3: Follow the instruction on the registration page to to pay the application fee of N3, 000.
Step 4: Print the completed registration form and payment receipt. 

Payment options

  •  Online (via Debit Cards) 

Detailed course information

  • Farm Management
  • Records and Accounts
  • Introduction to Statistics and Field Experimentation
  • Elements of Rural Economics
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Introduction to Agricultural Policy and Development 
  • Agricultural Mechanization
  • Animal Production and Husbandry
  • Farm Design Survey and Land Use Planning
  • Extension Practices
  • Agricultural Resource and Production Economic

Course Provider

Email & Website
  • registry@kwasu.edu.ng
  • http://www.kwasu.edu.ng
Phone & Location
  • +2348035864757
  • P.M.B 1530, Malete