If you are looking for a promising career in Sericulture and you have the dedication and the ability to work in extreme conditions, be informed that you have ample opportunities to resort.
Objectives of the course:
According to various socio-economic studies, Sericulture can offer exceptional career opportunities to both entrepreneurs and aspiring Sericulturists. Owing to its low investment-high return nature while utilizing small landholdings, silk rearing indeed is a profitable industry.
Course Key Information:
Duration: 4 months
Faculty/School: Vocational Studies School
Qualification Attained: Vocational Certificate in Sericulture
Code of the Course: VSS125
Fees: $ 500
Start Date: November 2022
The modules listed below are those currently intended for delivery in the current academic intake of this course. These may be subject to change in future years as the University regularly revises.
- Silkworm farming and drainage: 3 Credits
- Silkworm breeding and understanding the genetics: 3 Credits
- Reeling and spinning silk: 3 Credits
- Testing and grading of silk: 3 Credits
- Seed technology: 3 Credits
- Mariculture and Arboriculture: 3 Credits
- Pests and ailments of silkworms and plants: 3 Credits
- Production planning: 3 Credits
To be eligible for admission, you must have English Language (Level B+). A certificate in agriculture is preferred.
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If you would like to enroll in the program, please send an email to Dr. David Baier, Dean of Vocational Studies School, firstname.lastname@example.org