Entry Requirements

i. The common regulations for admission into the Masters Degrees in Kenyatta University shall apply.
ii. The general regulations for all Masters 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 Honour’s 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.

The degree to be awarded is designated as M.Sc. Crop Protection (Entomology Option).

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Unit Codes and Titles

Level 800

KCU 800: Biometry
KCU 801: Research Methods and Scientific Writing
KST 809: Integrated Pest Management Strategies
KST 812: Plant Protection Products and Environment
KST 819: Insect Physiology and Biochemistry
KST 822: Pests and Diseases of Stored Products
KST 823: Advanced Insect Taxonomy and Morphology
KST 826: Arthropod Pests of plants
KST 838: Plant Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
KST 824: Insect Ecology
KST 880: Thesis