AGH31

L3 Agriculture & Horticulture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Martin

This course is suited to students who have an interest in agriculture, horticulture, the environment, marketing, or business management. Students taking this course have the opportunity to; develop an understanding of the management decisions required in agriculture or horticulture production, explore the impact of primary production on the environment, complete research work including investigations, field trips and discussion with experts, and develop research and self-management skills beneficial to any university course.

Scholarship offered.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field Trips

Recommended Prior Learning

Achieved Level 2 External AS

Standards Available

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91528 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.1 - Carry out an investigation into an aspect of a New Zealand primary product or its production
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91529 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.2 - Research and report on the impact of factors on the profitability of a New Zealand primary product
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91530 v3
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how market forces affect supply of and demand for New Zealand primary products
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91531 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how the production process meets market requirements for a New Zealand primary product(s)
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 15
TotalNumeracy Credits: 15

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

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.

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