Kenyatta University offers Bachelor of Science in Crop Improvement and Protection undergraduate course to all individuals who qualify. The program runs for a period of four years with each student required to complete a minimum of 54 units. During the duration of the undergraduate degree program, students are required to undertake a field attachment. This field attachment takes place after the completion of the third year and it involves each student being attached to an institution for a period of three months. There are several requirements that individuals should meet in order to be eligible to undertake the course. These are:
Bachelor of Science in Crop Improvement and Protection Admission Criteria
Applicants should have the minimum University entrance requirement of Mean grade of C+ (plus) or equivalent.
Applicants should also have acquired at least C+ in Biology/Biological Sciences with at least C+ in two other subjects such as Agriculture, Chemistry, Geography, Physical Science/Physics.
Applicants should have acquired a Grade C (plain) in Mathematics or an equivalent.
Applicants who have attained Mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE or equivalent and who have a Diploma from a recognized institution with at least a credit pass in relevant fields are also eligible to undertake the course.
During the third year of field attachment the students will be examined by a university supervisor. This will be done twice and each field course trip course will be examined via students’ diary, a written examination and a report. In addition, each student undertaking the Bachelor of Science in crop improvement and Protection will be required to undertake a research project. The research project shall be done in the fourth year of study and it will constitute of two units.
Fee Structure for Bachelor of Science in Crop Improvement and Protection
The tuition fee for the degree course is as follows: Regular tuition is Ksh 120,000 per annum for East African students. Non East Africans, students who come from other parts of the world, are required to pay a fee of Ksh 175,000. Apart from the regular fee, there is a statutory fee of Ksh 21,200 per annum. For more information contact:
The Dean School Of Agriculture
P.O. Box 43844, (00100), Nairobi
Personal e-mail : [email protected]
Telephone number 8710901 Extension 3634.
Telecom wireless +254 – 202300126
Corporate reach +254 – 202310599, Fax 811575.