Uniswa Faculty of Agriculture and Consumer Science Admission Requirements
The Faculty of Agriculture offers four-year programmes leading to the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Agri.Business Management, Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education, Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, Bachelor of Science in Animal Science (Dairy), Bachelor of Science in Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, Bachelor of Science in Consumer Science, Bachelor of Science in Consumer Science Education, Bachelor of Science in Horticulture, Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Textile and Apparel Design and Management.
Candidates must have an International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)/Swaziland General Certificate of Secondary Education (SGCSE); or another internationally recognized, comparable certificate. All candidates must have at least credit passes (C grades or better) in English Languages, Mathematics, and two Science subjects. A credit pass in Agriculture or Agricultural Science (for any agriculture related degree programme) or Home Economics, or Home Management or Food and Nutrition or Fashion and Fabrics (for any Consumer Science related degree programme) will be accepted as a Science subject. The Science subjects will include: Physics, Chemistry, Physical Science, Biology, Integrated Science and Combined Science.
A student may be exempted from taking courses already passed at “A” Level with a C grade or better.
Applicants wishing to study for a B.Sc. Degree in Faculty of Agriculture must have:
(a) Completed the relevant 2-year Diploma Programme in the Faculty of Agriculture, UNISWA, or its equivalent. Such candidates will be admitted to year 1 of the degree programme.
(b) Completed the relevant 3-year Diploma Programme in the Faculty of Agriculture, UNISWA or its equivalent. Such candidates will be admitted to year 3 of the degree programme.
(c) Candidates admitted under (b) shall receive exemption from equivalent courses, taken during the diploma programme. Exemption from such courses may be approved by the Senate on the recommendation of the Faculty of Agriculture Board, which shall have determined the courses from which candidates may be exempted for each programme.
(d) Candidates admitted under (b) shall be required to take courses in year 1 or year 2 not taken during the diploma programme.
(e) For candidates admitted under (b), the relevant diploma shall be:
Diploma in Agricultural Education for B.Sc. (Ag.Ed)
Diploma in Agriculture for other Agriculture related programmes
Diploma in Home Economics education for B.Sc. (Consumer Science. Ed.)
Diploma in Home Economics for other Consumer Science related programmes