SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCE (SAFS)

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

PhD in Agriculture

 

Be a holder of a Master of Science in Agriculture, Horticulture, Crop Science, Plant Biotechnology, Botany, Forestry and related Sciences from a University recognized by MUST Senate.
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Part-time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Total fees is Ksh. 553,000 for the whole course

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E).Should have a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or 3rd Group II subject, or a Group III subject, or any Group IV or any Group V OR Diploma in Agribusiness, Agriculture, Animal Production, Animal Health, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines from an institution recognized by MUST Senate OR Holder of Degree/Higher National Diploma from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.

 

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E).Should have a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics/Geography OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Geography and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or 3rd Group II subject, or a Group III subject, or any Group IV or any Group V OR Have a Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Production Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E). Should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in each of the following subjects; Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and Mathematics/Physics and C (plain) in English/ Kiswahili.  Two principals and one subsidiary Pass at KACE level or equivalent, one of which must be in Biology and in any other Science Subject OR  A minimum of C (plain) in K.C.S.E. and at least a Credit Pass in Diploma in Animal Health/Agriculture/Medical Laboratory Technology/ Animal Science/Animal Production/Dairy Science/Biology from an institution approved by MUST Senate OR A minimum of C- (minus) in K.C.S.E. with at least a Credit Pass in both Certificate and Diploma in Animal Health/ Agriculture/Medical Laboratory Technology/Animal Science/Animal Production/Dairy Science/Biology from an institution approved by MUST Senate OR A Degree in Science from institutions recognized by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education &

Extension

Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E). Should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in Agriculture and Biology/Biological Sciences. In addition, they should have a C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics/ Geography OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Geography and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or 3rd Group II subject, or a Group III subject, or any Group IV or any Group V OR Have a Diploma in Agricultural Education and Extension or the equivalent having obtained a minimum of C (plain) at K.C.S.E and C (plain) in Agriculture and Biology/Biological Sciences and related disciplines from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture Have a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E and should have a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics/ Geography OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics/ Geography; and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or a 3rd Group II, (BIO,PHY,CHE) or a Group III(HAG,GEC,IRE,HRE) or any Group 4 or any Group V subjects or have a Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology Have a minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E. and should have a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences/ Mathematics and Geography; and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili or a 3rd Group II, or a Group III, or any of the Group IV, or any Group V subjects.
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Management
Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics Have a minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E. and should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in the following subject cluster: Mathematics/Physics, Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and English/Kiswahili. Candidates holding a Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics or Nutrition and Food Sciences from recognized institutions also qualify for admission.
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
Diploma in Agriculture Minimum mean grade of C (plain) in K.C.S.E.  In addition, must have a minimum of C- (minus) in Biology/Biological Sciences and Agriculture and a C- (minus) in Chemistry/Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Physics or Geography OR Holders of Certificate in Agriculture or its equivalent with a credit and above from any institution recognized by MUST Senate OR Holders of Certificate in Agriculture or its equivalent with a pass and a minimum of two years relevant experiencefrom any institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Duration: 4 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time      Campus: Marimba learning centre

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000

 

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

Certificate in Agriculture Minimum mean grade of D+ (plus)in K.C.S.E OR a relevant qualification.
Duration: 2 semesters   Mode of Study:  Full-time            Campus: Marimba learning centre

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000

S/No Program Course Code Course Title
1 BSc. Food Sc.&Tech. Y1S1 CIT 3100 Introduction to computer technology
AFT 3100 Introduction to Food & Nutritional Sciences
SCS 3111 Physical Inorganic Chemistry
SMF 3111 Mathematics I
SZV 3100 Principles of biology
UCU 3101 Development Studies and Ethics
UCU 3102 Communication Skills
       
2 BSc. Human Nutri& Dietetics Y1S1 CIT 3100 Introduction to computer technology
AFN 3100 Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics
SCS 3111 Physical Inorganic Chemistry
SMF 3111 Mathematics 1
SZV 3100 Principles of biology
UCU 3101 Development Studies and Ethics
UCU 3102 Communication Skills
       
3 BSc. Food Science& Management Y1S1 CIT 3100 Introduction to computer technology
AFT 3100 Introduction to Food & Nutritional Sciences
SCS 3111 Physical Inorganic Chemistry
SMF 3111 Mathematics I
SZV 3100 Principles of biology
UCU 3101 Development Studies and Ethics
UCU 3102 Communication Skills
       
4 BSc. Food Sc.&Tech. Y2S1 AAA 3200 Principles of Crop Production
SMF 3261 Statistics
AFT 3200 Food Engineering I
SBA 3250 General Microbiology
AFT 3201 Food Chemistry 1
AAP 3210 Introduction to Animal Production
AFN3202 Principles of Human Nutrition
       
5 BSc. Human Nutri& Dietetics Y2S1 AAA 3200 Principles of Crop Production
SMF 3261 Statistics
AFN 3200 Macronutrients
SBA 3250 General Microbiology
AFT 3203 Fundamentals of Food Chemistry
AAP 3210 Introduction to Animal Production
AFN 3201 Micronutrients
       
6 BSc. Food Science& Management Y2S1 BFC 3200 Principles of Accounting
SMF 3261 Statistics
BFB 3103 Principles of Management
SBA 3250 General Microbiology
AFT 3201 Food Chemistry 1
BEC 3150 Principles of Macroeconomics
AFN 3202 Principles of Human Nutrition
       
7 BSc.Food Sc.&Tech. Y3S1 AFT 3300 New Food  Product Development
AFT 3301 Food Microbiology II
AFT 3302 Instrumental Methods in Food Analysis
AFT 3303 Meat Science
AFT 3304 Post-Harvest Technology of Perishables and Root crops
AFT 3305 Dairy Science
AFT 3306 Cereal Science
   
8 BSc. Food Sc.&Nutri.Y3S1 AFN 3300 Nutrition Epidemiology
AFT 3301 Food Microbiology II
AFT 3302 Instrumental Methods in Food Analysis
AFT 3303 Meat Science
AFN 3303 Nutrition in Diseases Management
AFT 3305 Dairy Science
AFT 3306 Cereal Science
       
9 BSc. Human Nutri& Dietetics Y3S1 AFN 3300 Nutrition Epidemiology
AFT 3307 Food Hygiene and Safety
AFN 3301 Meal Planning Management and Service
AFN 3302 Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition
AFN 3303 Nutrition in Diseases Management
AFN 3304 Nutritional Disorders
AFN 3305 General Pathology
       
10 BSc. Food Science& Management Y3S1 AFT 3300 New Food  Product Development
AFT 3307 Food Hygiene and Safety
BFB 3304 Financial Management in Agriculture
AFM 3300 Food Industry Consultancy
AFT 3308 Post-Harvest Technology
BEC 3305 Taxation Theory and Practice
BFB 3305 Principles of marketing
       
11 BSc. Food Sc.&Tech. Y4S1 AAE 3425 Agricultural Marketing
AAA 3425 Sociology, Rural development and Extension Studies
AFT 3425 Research Project I
AFT 3426 Food Packaging Technology
AFT 3427 Dairy Technology I
AFT 3428 Food Toxicology and Legislation
AFT 3429 Industrial Transformation of Cereals
       
12 BSc. Food Sc.&Nutri.Y4S1 AAA 3425 Sociology, Rural development and Extension Studies
AFT 3425 Research Project I
AFT 3426 Food Packaging Technology
AFT 3428 Food Toxicology and Legislation
AFT 3430 Food Quality Assurance& Sensory Evaluation
AFN 3425 Community Nutrition and Health
AFN 3426 Food and Nutrition Security
AFN 3427 Nutrition in Emergencies

 

To be a university school of excellence in agriculture and food sciences
To provide quality training and research in agricultural technology and food science, and innovations in order to produce globally competitive work force.