of Applied Science (BApplSc)
3 years of full-time study
Available at Palmerston North (Turitea) P
Available Extramurally E
whenua (land) is a major factor of Maori life and economics. Development
and management of natural resources including land, forestry and
the coast, along with all the associated activities are important
factors to the economic development of Maori. The Bachelor of Applied
Science degree, Certificate in Horticulture and Diploma in Agriculture
all provide a focus on land based activities and enterprises and
provide the necessary basis to manage these resources as a sustainable
system for now and the future. Within the degree programme there
is an opportunity for students to include up to three papers from
outside the schedule. These may include Maori Value Systems in Science
(119.170), ecology or environmental science papers or selected papers
from Maori Studies (Te Reo Maori, Treaty of Waitangi, Nga Tikanga
a Iwi or cultural studies).
graduates from the Applied Science, Horticulture and Agriculture
programmes have pursued careers in a wide range of related industries.
These include: horticulture and farm managers, resource consents
officers with runanga and regional councils; Maori heritage advisor
with the Historic Places Trust, policy analysts with Te Puni Kokiri,
MAF and the Ministry of Education, urban and rural land valuers,
quarantine and biosecurity officers with MAF and support industry
students are required to undertake a period of practical work experience
away from the University but related to the major they have chosen,
as an introduction to land-based industries.
are no special entry requirements beyond those that qualify you
for study at University.
BApplSc is a three year degree programme consisting of a total of
Irrespective of the major selected, the BApplSc programme is based
A Part I consists of seven specified papers (or approved alternatives)
that every student must pass. Five of these papers are at the 100-level
and are taken in year one. Schedule A Part II includes the papers
that you must pass to qualify for graduation in a specific major.
B includes a complete list of all the papers in the disciplines
of agricultural/horticultural systems and management, agribusiness,
animal science, agricultural engineering, plant science, natural
resource management, and soil science.
C includes all papers offered by Massey University.
D defines the practical work requirement for the BApplSc degree.
an indepth explanation of the Bachelor of Applied Science Programme
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