University of Limpopo School of Agricultural

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University of Limpopo School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

University of Limpopo School of Agricultural – See Details Below:

Welcome to the School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (SAES) in the Faculty of Science and Agriculture. Our school has three core business functions, namely Teaching and Learning, Research, Innovation and Development, and Community Engagement.

Transforming the lives of society, especially the poor rural communities, is at the center of the school’s concerted efforts. We have embarked on strengthening academics’ skills in facilitating experiential learning and action-research as well as promoting the above core business areas.

Armed with a wide array of experts who are established researchers in various disciplines, the school serves as the centre of excellence for various institutions both locally and internationally.

We have enriching partnerships that make our offerings to remain relevant and highly competitive on the global stage: ZZ2 Farms, Westfalia; Cornell State University (USA); A number of Belgian Universities through the VLIR (Flemish Interuniversity Council) project; University of Wageningen through the NUFFIC (Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education) project; International Centre for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA); various Agricultural Research Council Institutes (ARC); Land Bank of Southern Africa; Provincial and National Departments of Agriculture; and Local and Regional Universities.

The school’s footprints on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are unsurpassed as the producer of expert professionals in the areas of Agricultural, Environmental, and Water and Sanitation specialists and professionals.

Vision

To be innovative leaders in finding sustainable solutions for Agricultural and Environmental needs in Africa.

Mission Statement

To produce competitive Agricultural and Environmental professionals in Southern Africa through innovative teaching, research and community engagement.

Core Values

  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Freedom of Enquiry
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Academic Excellence
  • Environmental Care
  • Student Centeredness
  • Diversity
  • Lifelong Learning
  • International Engagement

University of Limpopo School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Contact Address

University of Limpopo School of Agricultural Contact Address – See Details Below:

Contact Details:
Senior Secretary: Mrs RM Mogano
Tel: (+27) 15 268 2203
Email: raisibe.mogano@ul.ac.za

Principal Admin Officer: Ms SV Williams
Tel: (+27) 15 268 3464
Email: simone.williams@ul.ac.za

 

University of Limpopo School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Admission Requirements

University of Limpopo School of Agricultural Requirements – See Details Below:

Undergraduate programs: Admission to undergraduate programmes is on the basis of Matriculation Certificate, National Senior Certificate or Recognition of Prior Learning Policy will be used for admission purpose.

Matriculation Certificate : For admission to the Bachelor of Science Agriculture (B.Sc. Agric.) in any of the four Departments namely Animal Production, Plant Production, Soil Science or Agricultural Economics a student must have Mathematics and Physical Science with at least symbols D (SG) and E (HG). Other subjects considered for admission are Biology , Agricultural Science, Geography, Accounting or Economics (Table 1). For admission to Bachelor of Science Environmental and Resource Studies, matriculation exemption with at least a score of 18 points is required. To be admitted a student must have at least D (HG) in Geography, E (HG) in English and E (SG) in Mathematics. Other subjects considered for admission are Physical Science, Biology , Agricultural Science, Accounting or Economics (Table 1).University of Limpopo School of Agricultural Requirements

Table 1 List of subjects and symbols as presented in the matriculation certificate

National Senior Certificate (NSC) admission points To be admitted into the B.Sc. in Agric or B.Sc. in Environmental Studies, the student should have a final minimum score of 22 points based on subjects listed and rated in the National Senior Certificate. In accordance with the rating (Tables 2 and 3), the final score will be calculated using the following criteria:

• Rating of at least three in Mathematics and Physical Science,

• Rating of at least four in two selected subjects viz. Agricultural Sciences, Geography, Life Sciences, Information Technology, Economics, Accounting, or Business Studies and

• Rating of at least four in English and any other language.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL ): The RPL policy of the UL will be applied to admit qualifying students into the Undergraduate programmes. The final selection for admission will be based on academic merit and must be approved by the School Management Committee.

Table 2 List of Courses, National Senior Certificate Rates and Admission Point

University of Limpopo School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Departments

University of Limpopo School of Agricultural Departments – See Details Below:

1.University of Limpopo Agricultural Economics and Animal Production Department

2.University of Limpopo Geography and Environmental studies Department

3.University of Limpopo Plant Production Soil Science and Remote Sensing Department

4.University of Limpopo Water and Sanitation Department

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