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ABI -ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PAYS A COUTESY CALL TO DEAN, SAED
The Dean, SAED Prof. Bernard Njehia (in tie) with ABI-ORGANIC AGRICULTURE team ; from right , Mr. & Mrs. Ahtur Ammi, Ms. Ann , Ms. Daniella and SAED staff (from left to 3rd left) Dr. Korir, Dr. Samita & Dr. Muui during a courtesy call to Dean, SAED on 23 rd October,2019, during the KUBRIC conference.
SAED’S APPRECIATION CEREMONY FOR PROF. WACEKE WANJOHI (FORMER DEAN'SAED)
SAED’S members of staff presents a gift to SAED’s former Dean Prof. Waceke Wanjohi and her family during an Appreciation Ceremony on 4th October, 2019 in her honor for having served the School as the Dean for eight years (2011-2018)
SAED’S APPRECIATION CEREMONY FOR PROF. WACEKE WANJOHI (FORMER DEAN'SAED)
SAED’s members of staff, former Dean, SAED Prof. Waceke Wanjohi, her family members and friends in a group photo during an appreciation Ceremony on 4th October 2019 held in her honor, having served the School of Agriculture as the Dean for eight years (2011-2018)
DONKEY PROJECT INAUGAURATION CEREMONY AT KITUI CAMPUS ON 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2019.
The Vice Chancellor, Kenyatta University, Prof. Paul Wainaina (center), H.E the Deputy Governor, Kitui County Dr. Gideon Wanthe Nzau (right) and Donkey Project Principal Investigator Dr. Purity Nguhiu goes through Brook East Africa Banner during the project’s inauguration Ceremony at Kitui Campus on 26th September,2019. The Donkey Project is being implemented by Kenyatta University’s SAED in partnership with Brook East Africa.
SAED’S INAUAGURAL DISTINGUISHED AND EXPERT SEMINAR SERIES (DESS)
Permanent Secretary, State Department of Crop Development and Agricultural Research , Prof. Hamadi Boga addressing SAED staff and Postgraduate students during the inaugural Distinguished and Expert Seminar Series (DESS) on 23rd September, 2019 at BSSC. The seminar theme was on “Strategic Agricultural for Kenya’s Development Agenda”.

MASTER OF SCIENCE ( INTEGRATED SOIL FERTILITY MANAGEMENT)

Admission Requirements
i. The common regulations governing admissions to masters degrees in Kenyatta University shall apply.
ii. The general regulations for all master degrees in the school of Agriculture and Enterprise Development shall apply.
iii. Holders of a B.Sc. Degree with an upper Second Class Honours in Agriculture, Agricultural Resource Management, Dry-land Agriculture & Enterprise Development, Agricultural Engineering, Range Management, Horticulture, Environmental science, Agricultural Education or any equivalent qualification 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.
Course Structure, Study Duration
The M.Sc. degree in Integrated Soil fertility shall consist of coursework, examination and thesis The M.Sc. programme shall take a minimum period of two years. In year one, a candidate shall be required to take a total of 10 units. In year two, a candidate shall concentrate on research work and submit a thesis.

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 supervised by at least two academic staff members. The thesis will be examined according to the university regulations, that is written thesis and oral presentation (defence)

Certification
The degree to be awarded is designated: Master of Science in Integrated Soil fertility Management (M.Sc. in Integrated Soil Fertility Management or ISFM).

Unit Code and Title
Level 800 –
KCU 800: Biostatistics
KCU 802: Philosophy and Practice of Sustainability Science
KRM 800: Soil Genesis and Classification
KRM 806: Agro-Meteorology
KRM 813: Agriculture and Environment
KCU 801: Research Methods
KRM 801: Soil Biology and Biochemistry
KRM 803: Advanced Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
KRM 808: Soil and Water Conservation
KRM 805: Soil Water Plant Relations
KRM 830: Thesis (In year 2)

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