12 Agribusiness 1

12AB1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms E. Hancock

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.


Pathway

13 Agribusiness 1, 13 Business Studies 1

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12AB1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $25 – This course contains field trips. The cost of these will be given prior to each trip.


Prerequisites

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

OR HoF approval.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91868 v1 Agribusiness 2.10 - Demonstrate understanding of cash flow forecasting for a business
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91866 v1 Agribusiness 2.8 - Conduct an inquiry into the use of organisms to meet future needs
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91865 v1 Agribusiness 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of future proofing influences that affect business viability
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91530 v3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how market forces affect supply of and demand for New Zealand primary products
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
Y
A.S. 91295 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of interactions between livestock behaviour and NZ commercial management practices
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 5

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.