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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 (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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