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Evaluation by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture in Progress

Supported by the Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment

Students are entitled to the state fund for Accredited Courses

Student Fund Age is not an issue! Student Fund for Mature Students

High School or Technical School degree/diploma.

English/Greek

Agriculture Scholarship EN

Professional Diploma in Agriculture and Agribusiness

 

  • New Specialised Pathways*
  • Co-operation with Local Companies and Producers
  • Internship Opportunities in local Company and Production Units

WHY study Agriculture?

  • Cyprus is of need of young educated farmers
  • The Agriculture sector has developed with new integrated, environmentally friendly techniques
  • New European Funding opportunities for the development of Agriculture for the years 2014-2020

WHY Choose the IPS?

  • The ONLY one, complete Agriculture School in the Country
  • Supported by the Cyprus Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment
  • Direct cooperation with the Cyprus Agriculture Research Institute
  • Hands-on practical experience in private and public farms
  • Get in touch with the experts on contemporary integrated Agriculture

Aims of the Programme

The Professional Diploma in Agriculture/Agribusiness aims to provide students with the technical knowledge and practical skills required for a career in the Agriculture sector. Through this diploma, the Institute of Professional Studies aims to supply the sector with graduates who can lead and develop good agricultural practices with an ecological mind-set.

Specialisation in:

  • Horticulture
  • Hydroponics
  • Viticulture and Oenology
  • Landscaping
  • Forestry
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Dairy Processing
  • Integrated Agriculture
  • Aquaculture
  • Veterinary Nursing and Pet Grooming

Programme Structure

Module
ECTS
Year 1: Core & Elective Modules
 
AS100 Basic Chemistry and Biochemistry 5.0
AS101 Cell Biology 5.0
AS102 Agricultural Engineering, Health and Safety 10.0
AS103 Farm Management and Good Agricultural Practices 10.0
AS104 Soil and Water Science 5.0
AS105 Common Agricultural Policy and EU Funding 5.0
EF1100 English for Agriculture and Agribusiness 5.0
AS111 Ruminant Husbandry 10.0
AS112 Monogastric Animal Husbandry 10.0
 AS113 Plant Physiology  10.0
 AS114  Principles of Horticulture 10.0
Year 2: Core & Pathway Modules
 
ΑS201 On-Farm Practical Experience (I) 10.0
ΑS202 On-Farm Practical Experience (II) 10.0
ΑS203 Advanced Agribusiness 10.0
ΑS211 Crop Protection  10.0
ΑS212 Introduction to Landscaping and Amenity Horticulture  5.0
ΑS213 Ornamental Crop Production 5.0
ΑS214 Fruit production and Orchards Management 5.0
ΑS215 Vegetable Production 5.0
ΑS216 Introduction to Hydroponics 5.0
ΑS217 Advanced Hydroponics 5.0
ΑS218 Viticulture and Introduction to Oenology 10.0
ΑS219 Advanced Oenology, Wine Tasting and Other Spirits 10.0
ΑS220  Forestry 10.0
ΑS221 Advanced Landscaping 10.0
AS230 Field Crop Production 10.0
AS250 Animal Breeding and Genetics 5.0
 AS251 Animal Nutrition 5.0
 AS252 Bovine Husbandry  5.0
 AS253  Sheep and Goat Production  5.0
 AS254  Swine Production 5.0
 AS255  Poultry Production  5.0
 AS256  Dairy Processing 10.0
 AS257  Aquatic and Marine Biology 10.0
 AS258  Advanced Aquaculture  10.0

*New pathways are subject to validation by the Cyprus Ministry of Education & Culture