12 Agribusiness 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Sarah Hayes


12 credits in either or both of Level 1 Commerce and or Science with at least Achieved in one external in these subjects. 

OR HoF approval.

This course capitalises on Mount Albert Grammar School’s role as a Centre of Excellence for Agribusiness where it was a lead school in developing this programme nationally that commenced in 2017. The teaching will make best use of industry visits and speakers with the aim of opening student minds to the employment and entrepreneurship possibilities available in Agribusiness. The range of standards available is shown below but will be trimmed slightly to best meet the needs and aspirations of the students whilst utilising the strengths and passions of the teaching staff.

Topics covered will range widely and cover such esoteric topics as insect farming, ethical farming and consumerism and use primary industry examples to learn important skills like cash-flow forecasting.


Commerce, Science


13 Agribusiness 1, 13 Business Studies 1

Career Pathways

Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*12AB1* - Supplementary costs: This course contains field trips. The cost of these will be given prior to each trip.

Pathway Tags

Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative

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