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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 ( DRY LAND AGRICULTURE)

Admission Requirements

i. The common regulations for admissions into master degree in Kenyatta 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 B.Sc. degree with at least an upper second class honours in Agriculture, Agricultural Resource Management, Dryland Agriculture, Animal Production and Health Management, Agricultural Engineering, Range Management, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Economics or its equivalent from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate. 

iv. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Examination Regulations 

The Kenyatta University examination regulations governing post-graduate exams shall apply. Unit registered for in each semester shall be examined at the end of each semester 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 The final written examination shall constitute 60% of the total marks for each unit while CATs shall constitute 40% of the total marks

The pass mark for each unit shall be 50% the thesis will be examined according to the university regulations, that is written thesis and oral presentation (defense)

Course Structure, Study Duration 

The M.Sc. degree in Dryland agriculture shall consist of coursework, examination and thesis. The M.Sc. programme will take a minimum of two (2) years. In year one, a candidate shall be required to take a total of 10 units of which 8 shall be compulsory taken from core units and 2 electives. In first semester, a candidate will take 5 core units and in second semester 3 core units and 2 electives. In year two, a candidate shall concentrate on research work and submit a thesis.

Certification

The degree to be awarded is designated: Master of Science in Dryland Agriculture (M.Sc. Dryland Agriculture)

Unit Codes and Titles

Level 800

KCU 800: Biostatistics

KRM 803: Advanced Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition

KRM 808: Soil and Water Management

KRM 850: Management of Livestock Diseases in the Drylands

KST 866: Crop Pests and Disease Management

KRM 851: Dryland Feed Resources and Animal Management

KCU 801: Research Methods

ECD 813: Environmental Security and Peace Building

KRM 852: Modelling Dryland Agricultural Production Systems

KST 867: Applied Dryland Crop Production

KRM 830: Thesis  (In year 2)

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