Botswana College of Agriculture Admissions

By | August 3, 2019

Botswana College of Agriculture Admissions

BOTSWANA COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
(AN ASSOCIATE INSTITUTION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BOTSWANA)
PRIVATE BAG 0027
GABORONE, BOTSWANA
Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the following fulltime undergraduate programmes tenable at the Botswana College of
Application forms can be obtained from Botswana College of Agriculture, all Senior Secondary Schools in
the country, Kasane, Tsabong and Gumare Education Centres.
Bachelor of Science Degree Programmes: – Duration (4 years/8 Semesters)
a) Bachelor of Science (Animal Science with streams in Ruminant and non-Ruminant)
b) Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)
c) Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Education)
d) Bachelor of Science (Crop Science with streams in Agronomy and Horticulture)
e) Bachelor of Science (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering)
f) Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Mechanization)
g) Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Economics)
h) Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Technology)
i) Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Extension)
Higher Diploma Programmes: Duration (3 years/ 6 Semesters)
a) Higher Diploma in Agriculture
b) Higher Diploma in Animal Health and Production
c) Higher Diploma in Forestry and Range Ecology
Botswana College of Agriculture Admissions :  Entry Requirements
a) Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) Holders.
Applicants for the above programmes are required to:
(i) have taken at least five subjects including English Language and
Mathematics, at the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examination or its
equivalent and obtained
. a minimum of grade D (Pass) in English Language
. a minimum of grade C (Credit) in Mathematics
(ii) have a minimum grade of C (Credit) in at least two of
. Physics
. Chemistry
. Biology
OR
a minimum of grade of BB, in Science Double Award
(iii) have a minimum of grade C (Credit) in one of the following:
. Agriculture
. Development Studies
. Literature in English
. Design and Technology
. Food and Nutrition
. Computer Studies
. Business Studies
. Geography
. Statistics
. Commerce
. Art & Design
. Metalwork
. Accounts
b) Advanced Levels (A-levels) Holders.
An applicant who has taken relevant Advanced Levels (A-levels) or equivalent examinations and attained
minimum grades of one E with two Ds in the relevant subjects may be admitted to a Bachelor of Science
degree or Higher Diploma programme and be awarded credits for equivalent course(s) prescribed for a
Bachelors degree or Higher Diploma programme.
c) Under graduate Certificate/Diploma/Higher Diploma Holders
Applicants who have a relevant under graduate Certificate/Diploma/Higher Diploma in Agriculture or
allied fields from a recognised institution may be admitted to Higher Diploma or Bachelor of Science
Degree programme and be awarded credits for equivalent course(s) prescribed for a Bachelors degree or
Higher Diploma programme.
Deadline for Application Forms

 

Completed application forms should be sent to reach the College on or before the deadline to the following address:
Assistant Manager, Academic Services
Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
GABORONE, BOTSWANA
For Enquiries:
Phone: (267) – 3650242/3650377
Fax:
(267) – 3928753
Email: admissions@bca.bw
Website: http://www.bca.bw