Agriculture, Short Course | Lincoln University Canterbury | Christchurch, New Zealand
12 months
27300 NZD/year
7733 NZD/year
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Grow your agricultural knowledge and farm management capabilities, so you can play a role helping New Zealand’s vital primary industry sector expand and succeed. Lincoln University Canterbury offers the Agriculture programme.


Key facts

Lincoln University Canterbury's Agriculture has been behind New Zealand’s agricultural and land-based industries for more than 150 years.

Our primary industry sector is now more important than ever, and is going through a period of rapid innovation and transformation.Lincoln’s Diploma in Agriculture helps you expand your knowledge with a programme of eight integrated courses. These cover farm management and associated husbandries along with complementary skills including business and financial planning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Farm Management Systems
  • Plant Husbandry
  • Computing and Communication
  • Soils and Soil Management
  • Livestock production Systems
  • Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


    120 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

    Student insurance

    Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

    • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
    • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
    • Liability
    • Home contents and baggage
    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • NCEA Level 2, a minimum of 40 credits over four subjects recognised by Lincoln University as suitable for entry.  University Entrance literacy and numeracy standards are also required. A maximum of 24 credits in any one subject will be counted towards the total.
    • A New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture at Level 4 or higher, obtained through an approved polytechnic institution.
    • Special Admission or other pathways.
    • If you have an overseas qualification, you can find out more about entry requirements here.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      27300 NZD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 27300 NZD for the full programme during 12 months.
    • National

      7733 NZD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 7733 NZD for the full programme during 12 months.

    Living costs for Christchurch

    1300 - 2000 NZD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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