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Game Management (Port Elizabeth, Addo)

    (AAP1111) ANIMAL PRODUCTION I PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)

None

CORE SYLLABUS

Introduction; Resource utilization; Feeding.

EVALUATION

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (AAP2212) ANIMAL PRODUCTION II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Animal Production I (AAP1111)  

CORE SYLLABUS  

Breeding; Herd management; Management of risk; Economic principles.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (AAP3310) ANIMAL PRODUCTION III  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Animal Production II (AAP2212)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Milk production; Meat production; Fibre production; Stud breeding.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (AAP4110) ANIMAL PRODUCTION IV  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Animal Production III (AAP3310)

CORE SYLLABUS  

In-depth study of one or more animal production systems; Writing and presenting an up-to-date production and management guide for a specific live-stock branch; A complete case study of an animal production unit and economic practices.

EVALUATION  

1 x 4 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (ACA2112) COMPUTER APPLICATIONS: AGRICULTURE II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Computer Skills I (CCP1111)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Advanced electronic spreadsheets; Linear programming; Application of agricultural programmes.

EVALUATION

Continuous evaluation

     (AGE1120) AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING I  

Consists of two modules AGE1121 & AGE1232

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

CORE SYLLABUS  

Soil protection; Irrigation; Land utilization practices; Tractors and implements; Calibration of spraying equipment; Surveying; Animal housing; Stock watering troughs.

EVALUATION  

AGE1121: 1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

AGE1232: 1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (AGG1111) SOIL SCIENCE I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Basic geology; Soil formation; Soil characteristics; Soil classification and application in game ranch management; Erosion control and reclamation.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (AGM1121) AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Business management; Business enterprise; Business environment; General management and Entrepreneurial principles.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (AGM2222) AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Agricultural Management I (AGM1121)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Management information and decision-making environment; Decision-making and planning under conditions of risk and uncertainty; Agricultural marketing; Price analysis; Behaviour of farm prices.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (AGM3330) AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT III  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Agricultural Management II (AGM2222)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Financial records; Drawing up financial statements; Analysis of financial statements; Budgets; Financing; Tax.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (AGM4110) FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IV    

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Agricultural Management III (AGM3330)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Investment decision-making; Financial management analysis; Tax planning; Comprehensive farm planning; Total farm analysis and control.

EVALUATION  

2 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (ALA1120) AGRICULTURAL LAW I  

Consists of two modules ALA1111/2 & ALA1122

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Introduction to Law: Labour law applicable to agriculture; Contract Law; Relevant agricultural Law.

EVALUATION  

ALA1111/2: 1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

ALA1122: 1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (ALD2110) LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Personal Development; Entrepreneurship; Creativity; Negotiating skills; Conflict management; Extension; Public speaking.

EVALUATION  

1 x 4 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

     (AMA1100) PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT I    

Consists of two modules AMA1120 & AMA1130

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Introduction; Personnel planning; Personnel utilization; Communication; Labour relations.

EVALUATION  

AMA1120: 1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

AMA1130: 1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (APE3010) AGRICULTURAL PRACTICE III  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Agricultural Management III (AGM3330), Agricultural Law I (ALA1120), Personnel Management I (Agric) (AMA1100), Plant Production III (APP3310) or Animal Production III (AAP3310), Soil Classification II (ASC2112), Pasture Science I (APS1112).

CORE SYLLABUS  

Integration of farm planning systems.

EVALUATION  

Oral examination

    (APM2110) AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Agricultural Management III (AGM3330), Agricultural Law I (ALA1120), Personnel Management I (Agric) (AMA1100)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Financial Management; Personnel Management; Production Management; Administration and Record-keeping; Computer Applications; Planning; Agricultural Law.

EVALUATION  

Experiential training – evaluation of projects

    (APO1111) PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONAL TECHNIQUES I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Planning by means of the critical path, cash flow, work study.

EVALUATION

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (APP1111) PLANT PRODUCTION I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Introduction; Plant morphology; Plant physiology; Introduction to pest control.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (APP2212) PLANT PRODUCTION II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Plant Production I (APP1111)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Plant pathology; Entomology; Identification and control.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (APP3310) PLANT PRODUCTION III  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Plant Production II (APP2212)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Horticulture; Horticultural crops; Grain crops.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (APP4110) PLANT PRODUCTION IV  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Plant Production III (APP3310)  

CORE SYLLABUS  

In-depth study of plant industry; Strategic tendencies in the industry; Production management techniques; Industry planning; Computer applications; Writing and presentation of seminar.

EVALUATION  

1 x 4 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (APS1112) PASTURE SCIENCE I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Module consists of two components:

Natural Pastures:  

Plant communities; Growth and production of the grass plant; Grass land management.

Cultivated Pastures:  

Pasture establishment; Selection of pastures; Management systems.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

     (APT2210) AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Plant Production III (APP3310) or Animal Production III (AAP3310), Soil Classification II (ASC2112), Pasture Science I (APS1112)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Plant Production; Animal Production; Soil Science; Computer Applications; Agricultural Engineering.

EVALUATION  

Experiential training – evaluation of projects

    (ASC2112) SOIL CLASSIFICATION II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Agricultural Soil Science I (ASS1111)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Introduction to Geology; Methods and principles of soil surveys and soil mapping; Fundamental concepts in soil classification; Soil forming factors and processes; The South African soil classification system; Land evaluation; Land resource data and crop requirements; Classification of irrigations lands and irrigation water; Factors and processes in irrigation and drainage; Soil-water relationships; Evapotranspiration; Irrigation scheduling.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (ASM4110) STRATEGIES MANAGEMENT IV   

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Strategy formulation; Strategy Implementation; Strategic Marketing.

EVALUATION

1 x 4 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (ASS1111) AGRICULTURAL SOIL SCIENCE I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS                              

Chemistry; Soil chemistry; Soil physics; Soil biology; Soil genesis, classification and mapping (introduction); Plant nutrition: A soil science perspective; Fertilization and fertilizer requirements.

EVALUATION

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (BAL5110) ADVANCED AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT V  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Financial Management IV (AGM4110)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Risk and return relationship; Alternative theories to risk; Instruments to counter risk; Value adding; Supply chain management; Quality control.

EVALUATION  

1 x 4 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (BHP51100) [new module code: adt5000] RESEARCH PAPER  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None  

CORE SYLLABUS  

Research report

EVALUATION  

EVALUATION (AGRIBUSINESS)  

One or more of the following methods of evaluation will be used:

  • Conventional unseen written papers.
  • Unseen written papers supported by open book appendices, formulae and tables.
  • Previously seen case studies.
  • Open-book.
  • Mark Legend:
    • 75% and above
    • 65% -74%
    • 55%-64%
    • 50%-54%
    • G: Fail

Course work (weight 40%) consisting of:

  • Individual assignments and tests (minimum of 50% of qualification mark) and group assignment (maximum of 40% of qualification mark).
  • Written examination (weight 60%).
  • Examination will have weighting of 60% of the final mark.
  • Admission to examination and pass mark:

Students must have a qualification mark of at least 40% to be admitted to the examinations and must have a final mark of 50% to pass the qualification.

    (BIN5110) INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT V  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Introduction to international Management. The cultural environment; Planning in an global setting; Global functional strategies; Global production systems; Global administration and control.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (BNM5110) RESEARCH METHODOLOGY V  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

The aim, object and meaning of scientific research; scientific social research; the research process; general procedures in scientific research; Statistical methods.

EVALUATION  

Continuous evaluation

    (BOL5110) AGRICULTURAL POLICY V  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Theory of policy making, Health policy (agriculture), Environmental policy (agriculture), Marketing policy (agriculture).  

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (BON5110) PROJECT MANAGEMENT V  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Overview of project management. Systems theory and concepts; Management functions in project management; Organizational structures for project management; The project team and project office;

Project planning; Time management; Price determination and estimation; Cost control; International project management; Project management in the year 2000.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (CCP1111/2) COMPUTER SKILLS I   

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

  • Basic concepts of Information Technology
  • Using a computer and managing files
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Information and Communication

EVALUATION  

Continuous evaluation

     (GER1212) GAME RANCH ECONOMICS I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Labour laws; Laws pertaining to wild animals (ownership of wild animals); Application of laws; Administrative procedures.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GER2311) GAME RANCH ECONOMICS II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Economics concepts; Financial statement and interpretations of game ranch results; Budgets and control; Financial planning and control on a game ranch.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GER3412) GAME RANCH ECONOMICS III  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Marketing management; Principles and decisions regarding price, product, distribution and promotion;   Human resource management.  

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GER4410) GAME RANCH ECONOMICS IV  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

  • Financial decision-making and management on the game farm
  • Bookkeeping
  • Analysis and interpretation of game form results
  • Production
  • Economic principles and cost
  • Functions of budget and budget control
  • Marketing management principles and practice
  • Product identification and production possibilities
  • Analysis of the market situation and identification of marketing possibilities
  • Selection and implementation of marketing strategy

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GCU1212) COMPUTER USAGE I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Basic computer hardware; Word-processing; Spread sheets and data bases; Software application in game ranch management.

EVALUATION  

Continuous evaluation

    (GGU1311) GAME UTILIZATION I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Different types of utilization: Safaris, professional hunting (ethics and guides, shooting, specialized safaris); Trophies; Photography.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GGU2412) GAME UTILISATION II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Game Utilisation I (GGU1311)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Game sales; Auctions; Legal considerations; Veterinary considerations; Translocation of game; Evaluation of habitat; Tranquilizers; Ethics; Important of game; Insurance.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GHM1412) GAME HEALTH MANAGEMENT I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Ecology of important diseases; Internal and external parasites; Management and prevention of diseases on a game ranch; Supplementation of nutrients; Basic principles of post mortems.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

   (GLM1311) GAME LODGE MANAGEMENT I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

The communication process; Interpersonal skills; Staff management and guide perceptions and attitudes; Intercultural communication; Group dynamics; Evaluation techniques; Road development on a game ranch.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GLM2412) GAME LODGE MANAGEMENT II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Game Lodge Management I (GLM1311)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Guest house management on a game ranch; Basic documents and activities regarding reservations; Office bookkeeping; Client service and care; Service quality management; Techniques of guest house management.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GMR4410) RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IV   

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

This subject supplies background of the research process:

Philosophies, skills, criteria, processes, report writing, seminars, questionnaire construction, etc. Introduction to statistics. Writing a research proposal – oral and written presentation of the proposal forms part of the syllabus.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

     (GRA1011) GAME RANCH APPLICATION I  

 EVALUATION  

 Experiential training

    (GRA2012) GAME RANCH APPLICATION II  

EVALUATION  

Experiential training

    (GRE1111) GAME RANCH ECOLOGY I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Ecological principles pertaining to game ranch management; Components of an ecosystem and important relationships; Regulation of populations, limiting factors and their implications on a game ranch.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GRE2212) GAME RANCH ECOLOGY II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Game Ranch Ecology I (GRE1111)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Fresh water management; The design and management of dams on a game ranch; Management of rivers and ground water; Climatology and its application on a game ranch.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GRE3331) GAME RANCH ECOLOGY III  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Game Ranch Ecology II (GRE2212)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Biomes South African vegetation; Veld evaluation and monitoring on a game ranch; Methods and principles for determining carrying capacity; Improvement of veld on a game ranch; Burning and principles of a burning policy; Problems plant control (chemical, mechanics and biological); The management of endangered plants.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GRM1111) GAME RANCH MANAGEMENT I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Planning and control of infrastructure (roads, fences, camps); Evaluations of impact on environment; Techniques: welding, fencing, water supply, basic value maintenance.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GRM2212) GAME RANCH MANAGEMENT II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Game Ranch Management I (GRM1111)

CORE SYLLABUS  

History o f international, African and South African conservation and game management; Conservation and game philosophies; International and local conventions and organizations; Ethics of game utilizations; Harvesting of game; Hunting and handling of carcasses and trophies; Processing of game meat.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GRM3412) GAME RANCH MANAGEMENT III  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Game Ranch Management II (GRM2212)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Habitat preferences; Recommendations regarding game to obtain specific game ranch objectives; Management of specific species, predators, the big five and mega herbivores.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

   (GRM4410)  GAME RANCH MANAGEMENT IV   

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

  • Advanced ecological principles and concepts relating to plants
  • Plant forms and functions
  • Herbivores
  • The use of plants by humans
  • Quantitative plant ecological principles and methods
  • The classification of plants – methods of application
  • Management approach to monitoring and evaluation of plants
  • Veld management with reference to game
  • Carrying capacity and number of game
  • Fire management
  • Management of problem plants
  • Plant diversity and relevant management

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GRS1111) GAME SCIENCE I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Population dynamics (age, sex ratios, mortalities, births); Monitoring of game population numbers, distribution, density, concentration and condition; Principles of data gathering, processing and interpretation.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GRS2212) GAME SCIENCE II  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Game Science I (GRS1111)

CORE SYLLABUS  

An overview of important vertebrates in the game ranch industry; Feed and its utilization on a game ranch; Genetic principles and considerations.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GRS3311) GAME SCIENCE III  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

Game Science II (GRS2212)

CORE SYLLABUS  

Animal behaviour; Principles and application on a game ranch (habitat selection, social behaviour, feeding preferences, reproductive behaviour.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GRS4410) GAME SCIENCE IV   

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

  • Principles of game ranch management,
  • Ecology and population dynamics
  • Animal populations
  • Feeding
  • Water needs and utilization
  • Anatomy and physiology of digestive systems
  • Behavior ecology of game diseases
  • Population genetics and breeding
  • Methods of selection of game species
  • Record keeping of game population
  • Game ranch management plans

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GSm4410) GAME RANCH STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IV  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

  • The game farm and its management environment
  • Scenarios and change on a game farm
  • Planning and ethical principles
  • Different planning approaches on a game farm
  • Strategy implementation

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark

    (GSR1111) RANGELAND STUDIES I  

PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)  

None

CORE SYLLABUS  

Plant organs; Plant taxonomical principles and application; Plant classification criteria; Plant identification; Animal/plant interaction; Plant adaption and herbivory.

EVALUATION  

1 x 3 hour examination. 40% class mark + 60% examination mark.