Available courses

AEB317 RURAL SOCIOLOGY (2021 SEMESTER 1 FT)

The course AEB317 (Introduction to Rural Sociology) is a two credit core to most undergraduate and Higher Diploma programmes.
It is offered in semester 1 (August to December).

Rural Sociology isa branch of sociology that has its concern with rural social structures, rural livelihoods, rural cultural settings including rural political leadership and other issues that concern rural communities.

With these aspects of the course, the students who take this course are prepared to understand rural development issues.

AEB322 FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (2021 SEMESTER 1 FT)

Agricultural production has changed from subsistence to commercial agriculture, whereby the focus of agricultural production is market-oriented. this inevitably necessistates specific attention to the managemnt of the farm as a business.

AEB422 PROJECT APPRAISAL AND EVALUATION (2021 SEMESTER 2 FT)

This course covers the various aspects of project appraisal and evaluation in relation to the project cycle. It emphasizes on the analytical tools that can be applied to identify, measure, and value costs and benefits of given agricultural projects for purposes of estimating the income-generating potential of such projects. The course exposes students to both undiscounted and discounted measures of project worth and aspects of monitoring and evaluation of an agricultural project.

AEB325 RESEARCH METHODS IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS (2021 SEMESTER 2 FT)

This course covers the fundamental principles of agricultural economics research. It covers topics such as : what is research, types of research, data collection and survey techniques, statistical and econometric analysis of both qualitative and quantative data.

AEB216 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS FOR ECONOMISTS (2021 SEMESTER 1 FT)

This course is designed to cover basic statistical concepts and tools and their application to economic data. The course covers basic statistical concepts, descriptive statistics, probability theory and hypothesis testing.

AEB312 PRICE ANALYSIS (2021 SEMESTER 1 FT)

Course Description:
This course provides an introduction into the principles of price analysis. The course will expound on the basic principles of consumption and production theory covered in AEB 212 to expose students to the role that prices play in allocating agricultural resources and products. The students will learn how seller and buyer competition affects prices and quantities of products produced and consumed and how products are allocated through time, space and form.

Goals of the course:
The course is designed to familiarize students with price and market analysis. Emphasis will be placed on the use of computer for statistical and regression analysis. As a result of taking this course, you will acquire tools for empirically analyzing prices, supply and demand conditions in various markets.