NCEA Course Booklet


Year 12

Prerequisites A Level 1 Commerce course would be an advantage. Exclusions A student can take only Business & Enterprise OR Agribusiness, unless approved by the Assistant Principal – Curriculum. Description Agribusiness at Christ's College is a subject which combines Achievement Standards from two different subject areas – agribusiness and agricultural/horticultural science. Students are able to select Achievement Standards depending on their area of interest, and can concentrate on 'agribusiness' standards such as cash-flow forecasting and business structures, or 'on-farm' standards such as livestock reproduction or land use. As such, Agribusiness at Christ's College helps prepare students for a career in the agribusiness world and/or the agricultural sector. Students also learn about the environment, climate change, and sustainability.

Topics may include:

• Future-proofing your business • Cash-flow forecasting • Business structures • External and internal business factors • Land use/sustainability/environmental factors

• Livestock reproduction • Livestock management

Teaching and learning will include the use of real- life case studies, with visits from guest speakers who are leaders in their industry, and field trips. This course contributes towards NCEA Level 2. It will contribute about 20 credits towards NCEA Level 2, with at least 4 credits externally assessed by examination.

12 Curriculum Studies Guide

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