Agriculture plays a major role as far as Kenya’s economy is concerned. However, not all areas in Kenya are conducive for engaging in the various forms of Agriculture. South Eastern Kenya University offers various courses under the Department of Dry-land Agriculture to ensure that individuals are well acquainted with different agricultural methods. It offers degree courses as well as diploma and certificate courses.
The South Eastern Kenya University offers various degree courses under the department of Dry-land Agriculture. These are:
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Bachelor of Science in Dry-land Agriculture
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture
Admission requirements for the degree courses
Individuals who want to pursue degree courses under the department of Dry-land Agriculture should have obtained a KCSE mean grade of C+ (plus). The individuals should also have obtained a grade of C (plain) in Biology and in Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics/Physics Sciences. Individuals who have obtained a KCSE mean grade of C (plain) and have a diploma with at least a credit pass in Agriculture, Animal Science, Environmental Studies or a related subject are eligible to apply.
Diploma programs offered at South Easter Kenya University department of Dry-land Agriculture are:
Diploma in General Agriculture
Diploma in Crop Protection
Diploma in Apiculture
Admission requirements for the diploma courses
Applicants who want to undertake diploma courses at the university should have obtained a minimum of KCSE mean grade of C (plain). In addition, the individuals should have obtained a minimum grade of C- (minus) in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics/Physical Science. Individuals who have obtained a KCSE mean grade of C- (minus) and who have a certificate in a relevant program can also apply.
South Eastern Kenya University offers Certificate in General Agriculture under its department of Dry-land Agriculture. Individuals who want to undertake the course should have obtained a minimum of KCSE mean grade of D+ (plus).
For more information, individuals can contact:
South Eastern Kenya University P.O. BOX 170-90200, KITUI Land Line : +254-20-2413859, Cell Phone : +254-716962770 Fax : +254-20-2318999 E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org