MASTER OF SCIENCE (PLANT BREEDING)

Entry Requirements
i. The common regulations for admission into the 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 Bachelor’s degree with at least a First Class or Upper Second class Honours in Agriculture or any other related areas from all Institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
iv. Holders of Bachelor’s degree with Lower Second Class Division in Agriculture or any other related areas with at least two years relevant research experience or a post-graduate diploma.

Examination regulations
i. The general Kenyatta University Post graduate examination regulations shall apply.
ii. Students enrolled for the Master of Science in Agronomy program will take written examinations on all taught units. Written examination will constitute 60% of the total marks while CATs will be 40%. The pass mark for each unit shall be 50%
iii. The thesis will be examined according to Kenyatta university regulations.

Certification
The degree to be awarded is designated M.Sc.in Plant Breeding.

Programme Structure

Level 800 - Unit Code and Title
KCU 800: Biometry
KCU 801: Research Methods and Scientific Writing
KST 813: Agricultural Biotechnology
KST 814: Advanced Seed Science and Technology
KST 829: Crop-Pest/Pathogen Interactions
KST 835: Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources
KST 837: Biosafety, Ethics and Policy
KST 838: Plant Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
KST 845: Population and Quantitative Genetics
KST 847: Advanced Plant Breeding
KST 880: Thesis

 

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