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CAD 17450

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CAD 200

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12 months


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Program Overview

Our one-year Agriculture advanced diploma enables prior university or college graduates to further their studies in a post-graduate program in agriculture. The program supports the current and growing labour gap in the agriculture and agri-food sector in Manitoba and Western Canada.

Potential employers include grain souring companies, seed and crop inputs suppliers, insurance companies, banks and credit unions, livestock

supply outlets, agricultural equipment dealers, government agencies, agronomists/consultants and researchers.  

Graduates currently have options to seek membership in Manitoba Institute of Agrologists Manitoba as technical agrologists, to elect to complete certifications required for Pesticide Applicators/ Dispenser licensing in Manitoba, and to challenge the Prairie Provinces’ Certified Crop Advisor exam.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate and apply various agricultural business skills to industry standards.  
  • Integrate and apply various field technical skills to industry standards.
  • Develop specialized plans for the agribusiness sector that build off of their own prior industry and educational experiences that can include commodity marketing plans, marketing and sales strategies, crop and livestock production plans, farm safety and environmental farm plans, agribusiness plans, soil management and soil fertility management plans, and succession and estate management plans.
  • Apply agro-ecology and environmental land management practices to agricultural land use and landscapes.
  • Evaluate and implement risk management strategies for agricultural operations.
  • Evaluate and apply supply chain management principles in the agribusiness sector.
  • Design cropping systems and apply effective practices in crop production systems in Western Canada including integrated approaches.
  • Develop integrated pest management systems and apply assessment techniques, field scouting procedures, and appropriate record keeping.  
  • Apply occupational health and safety measures, demonstrate mental health awareness in agriculture, and use safe equipment operation and maintenance procedures for equipment used in agribusiness.
  • Apply on-farm production knowledge including codes of practice; nutrition, feed and forage; safety protocols and biosecurity in various areas of Canadian livestock production.
  • Apply knowledge of agriculture field equipment and their suitability to farm operations-based evaluation of key considerations including use, cost and return on investment.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, ethical behaviour, critical thinking, creativity, effective communication, and conflict management strategies in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer applications and software relevant to the agribusiness sector.
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Additional Information

Program Level Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 79.0  Minimum Listening - 12.0  Minimum Reading - 13.0  Minimum Writing - 21.0  Minimum Speaking - 18.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 58.0  Minimum Listening - 48.0  Minimum Reading - 53.0  Minimum Writing - 62.0  Minimum Speaking - 46.0  
    • Minimum Overall Score - 120.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a two-year diploma or university degree.

6.5 IELTS Score
79 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
58 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
120 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 200

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11000 Per year

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