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SAED’s Ph.D graduate during the 44 th K.U Graduation
Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research, Prof. Collette A. Suda , Chancellor of Kenyatta University (KU) Dr. Benson Wairegi and the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Paul Wainaina congratulates one of the SAED’s Ph.D graduands during the 44 th K.U graduation ceremony on 3 rd , August, 2018
Ms. Monicah Ndung'u AST Department at Scent Istvan University &other KU Students-Hungary
Ms. Monicah Wangeci Ndung’u (right) , a third year BSc. Agriculture student at the School of Agriculture Enterprise & Development in a company of two other Students from Kenyatta University who attended a 3 months (March –May ,2018) Erasmas Exchange Program at Scent Istavan University, Hungary.
Career Week 2018
A SAED student taking High School students through some of SAED's innovations
Career Week 2018
An Animal Science Department Staff taking students through some exhibits used in teaching in Animals Science Programme
SASA Award Ceremony
SASA Gold Award winner Ms. Martha Odhiambo , A student at School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development receiving her award from the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Wainaina and congratulated by Dr. Henry Kisembi (SASA Vice presdent in Africa) congratulates Ms. Martha Odhiambo.
SASA Award Ceremony
SASA Gold Award winner Ms. Martha Odhiambo , A student at School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development receiving her award from the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Wainaina.
SASA Award Ceremony
School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development (SAED) faculty members joins the Vice Chancellor in congratulating Ms. Martha Odhiambo.The faculty members are; Prof Waceke Wanjohi, Dean SAED (Extreme left), Dr. George Kariuki, Chairman Agricultural Science and Technology Department (extreme Right) and Dr.Catherine Muui , Ms. Martha’s supervisor(Second right).
11TH SAED POST GRADUATE SEMINAR
Guest speaker , Dr. Samuel Mbuku from KALRO Muguga (Third left, front row), SAED’s Staff, Postgraduate graduands and students during the 11th SAED Postgraduate Seminar that was held on18th July, 2018 at Business and Student Services Center on 18th July, 2018

MASTER OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS)

Entry Requirements
The common regulations for admission into the Master’s degrees in the School of Agriculture shall apply. The following shall be eligible for admission into the Masters of Science (Agricultural Economics) program.
i. At least an Upper Second Class Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in agricultural economics, Agribusiness, Economics or Agriculture from Kenyatta University or any other institutions recognized by the Kenyatta University senate.
ii. A holder of a second class honours (Lower Division) degrees in the above mentioned areas may be considered on condition that they attained Grade ‘B’ and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization and an evidence of at least two years relevant working experience.

 

Examinations 

i. The general university examination regulations shall apply
ii. Students enrolled for the Master of Science (Agricultural Economics) degree programme will be expected to take written examinations on all the taught units.
iii. The written examinations will constitute 60% of the total marks while the course work assessment tests (CATS) will constitute 40%. Pass mark shall be 50%.
iv. Every student must do research and submit a thesis for examination.

Certification
The degree to be awarded is designated:
i. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (Agricultural Trade and Policy Option)
ii. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (Agricultural and Rural Development)
iii. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (Environment and Natural Resource Management)
iv. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (Agribusiness Management)

List Units

Year1
Core
KBT 800: Microeconomics for Agriculture
KBT 801: Macroeconomics for Agriculture
EES 812: Applied Econometrics for Agriculture
EES 813: Mathematics for Agricultural Economics
EES 814: Statistics for Agriculture
KBT 811: Agricultural Production Economics
KBT 822: Issues in Agriculture and Applied Economics
KCU 801: Research Methods

Agricultural Trade and Policy Option
Foundation Unit
KBT 812: Agricultural and Food Policy Analysis

Electives (Any 3 Units)
KBT 802: Agricultural and Food marketing
KBT 806: Institutional and Behavioral economics
KBT 807: Consumer Demand Analysis
KBT 808: Advanced Agricultural Project Management
KBT 813: International Agricultural Trade

Agriculture and Rural Development Option
Foundation Unit
KBT 809: Foundations of Agricultural and Rural Development

Electives (any 3)
KBT 806: Institutional and Behavioral Economics
KBT 808: Advanced Agricultural Project Management
KBT 815: Gender and Economic Development
KBT 816: Farming Systems and Sustainable Livelihood Analysis
KBT 817: Science and Technology Policy Analysis

Environment and Natural Resource Management Option
Foundation Unit
KBT 818: Environment and Natural Resource Management

Electives (any 3)
KBT 806: Institutional and Behavioral economics
KBT 808: Advanced Agricultural Project Management
KBT 819: Quantitative Methods in Environmental Economics
KBT 820: Natural Resource Economics and Management
KBT 821: Environmental Valuation and Policy

Agribusiness Management Option
Foundation Unit
KBT 803: Strategic Agribusiness Management

Electives (any 3)
KBT 806: Institutional and Behavioral economics
KBT 804: Agribusiness Supply Chain Management
KBT 808: Advanced Agricultural Project Management
KBT 810: Agricultural Finance and Risk Management
KBT 824: Quantitative Methods in Agribusiness management

 Year 2

KBT 850: Thesis 

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