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2019 Agriculture Week
2019 Agriculture Week
2019 Agriculture Week
Penergetic Company during a visit to the school
The Dean Prof Bernard Njehia, Dr. Nicholas Korir and MSc student Kibet with a team from Penergetic Company during a visit to the school. Penergetic is a manufacturer of plant and animal growth boosters and their products are marketed worldwide. SAED is drafting an MoU with Penergetic to help the company penetrate and increase its presence in Kenya's agricultural sector. The company has committed herself to walk with SAED in the development of dryland agriculture at our Kitui Campus. The company will also support MSc students to conduct research in dryland agriculture
KU-OSHO Chemicals collaboration project exhibition during the RUFORUM conference 2018. Six SAED students conducting research under the project also presented posters under the leadership of the projects Principal Investigator,Prof. Waceke Wanjohi (Fourth from Left).
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.


Entry Requirements

i. The common regulations for admissions for a mastersin the University shall apply.

ii. The general regulations for all master degree in the School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development shall apply.

iii. Holders of a Bachelor of Science Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Animal Production and Health Management, Animal Health and Production, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture, Agricultural Resource Management, Dryland Agriculture, Range Management or its equivalent from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate. Holders of B.Sc. degree with Lower Second Class honours in the agricultural related areas must have least two years relevant experience

Programme Structure and Duration

a) The M.Sc. degree in Animal Nutrition and Management shall consist of coursework, examination and thesis.

b) In year one, a candidate shall be required to take a total of 10 units, five in each Semester.

c) In year two, a candidate shall conduct on research work and submit a thesis.

d) The degree to be awarded is designated: Master of Science in Animal Nutritionand Management.


a) The Kenyatta University examination regulations governing post-graduate exams shall apply.

b) Unit registered for in each semester shall be examined at the end of that semester.

c) Coursework assessment shall consist of final written examination and Continuous Assessment Tests (CATs) which shall include practicals, written tests, seminars, oral presentation and term papers. 

d) The final written examination shall constitute 60% of the total marks for each unit while CATs shall constitute 40% of the total marks.

e) The pass mark for each unit shall be 50%.

f) The thesis will be examined according to the university regulations that is written thesis and oral presentation (defense).



Master of Science in Animal Nutrition and Management


Units Codes and Titles

KCU 800: Biostatistics 

KCU 801: Research Methods 

KRM 854: Animal Nutrition and Metabolism

KRM 855: Animal Feed Resources, Evaluation and Processing

KRM 856: Advanced Animal Physiology

KRM 857: Nutritional Biochemistry

KRM 858: Biotechnology in Animal Nutrition

KRM 859: Livestock Production Systems and Management

KRM 860: Ruminant Nutrition and Feeding

KRM 861: Non-Ruminant Nutrition and Feeding

KRM 830: Thesis

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