UMP Animal Production Requirements at Mthimba Campus 2020/2021

The University of Mpumalanga UMP Animal Production Requirements at Mthimba Campus has been released for the 2020/2021 academic session.

UMP Animal Production Requirements at Mthimba Campus

National Senior Certificate
  • Admission Points Score: ≥ 26
  • English (Home Language or First additional language): ≥ Level 4 (50 – 59%)
  • Mathematics: ≥ Level 3 (40 – 49%) or Mathematical Literacy: ≥ Level 6 (70 – 79%)
  • Physical Science: ≥ Level 3 (40 – 49%)
  • Life Sciences or Agriculture: ≥ Level 4
NC(V) level 4
Applicants must have completed an NC(V) level 4 in Primary Agriculture with:
  • English (Home Language or First additional language): ≥ Level 4 (50 – 59%)
  • Mathematics: ≥ Level 3 (40 – 49%) or Mathematical Literacy: ≥ Level 6 (70 – 79%)

Curriculum Structure

YEAR 1

Semester Code Description Pre/Co-Requisites Credits
1 ANPD 101 Introduction to Animal Anatomy and Physiology None 12
2 ANPD 102 Introduction to Animal Health None 12
1 ANPD 103 Introduction to Animal Nutrition None 12
2 FMAN 101 Farm Management – Accounting None 12
2 SSCP 102 Introduction to Soil Science & Crop Production None 12
2 ANPD 104 Rangeland Management None 12
1 AENG 101 Agricultural Engineering I None 12
2 AENG 102 Agricultural Engineering II None 12
1 EUC 101 End User Computing None 8
1 NAL 100 Numerical and Academic Literacy None 16
YEAR 2 
Semester
1 FMAN 201 Farm Management and Extension Practice FMAN 101 &  NAL 100 12
2 FMAN 202 Farm Management – Economics FMAN 101 &  NAL 100 12
1 ANPD 201 Beef Cattle Production ANPD 101, 102 & 103 12
2 ANPD 202 Dairy Cattle Production ANPD 101, 102 & 103 12
1 ANPD 203 Pig Production ANPD 101, 102 & 103 12
1 ANPD 204 Goat and Sheep Production ANPD 101, 102 & 103 12
2 ANPD 205 Poultry Production ANPD 101, 102 & 103 12
2 ANPD 206 Animal Breeding and Genetics ANPD 101, 102 & 103 12
1 WMAN 201 Water Management AENG 101 & 102, SOIL 102 12
2 ANPD 208 Cultivated Pasture Management ANPD 104 12
YEAR 3 
Semester
1 and 2 ANPD 301 Advanced Large Stock Production All 1ST & 2ND year modules 40
1 and 2 ANPD 302 Advanced Small Stock & Pig Production All 1ST & 2ND year modules 40
1 and 2 ANPD 303 Advanced Poultry Production All 1ST & 2ND year modules 40

Animal Production Requirements 2020