Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Plant Breeding in Kenya

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Plant Breeding(Plant Breeding)
  • Major Subject: Plant Breeding
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Plant Breeding

  •  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) 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.

    (ii) Holders of second class (lower division) may be considered on condition that they have grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization or a postgraduate diploma.

    Program duration: 18 months

    Tuition fees


    East Africans
    (i) 140,000/= p.a.

    Non East Africans:

    (ii) 187,000/= p.a.

    Statutory Fees:
    (iii) 23,000/= p.a


    East Africans
    (i) 140,000/= p.a.

    Non East Africans:

    (ii) 175,000/= p.a.

    Statutory Fees:

    (iii) 22,700/= p.a


    East Africans
    (i) 100,000/= p.a.

    Non East Africans:

    (ii) 137,000/= p.a.

    Statutory Fees:

    (iii) 22,900/= p.a
  •  Chuka University, Meru  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    a). Applications for admission shall be considered for those holding a Bachelor of Science degree, in Agriculture, Horticulture, with a minimum of upper second-class honours, or its equivalent, from Chuka University or any other approved university recognized by the senate
    b). The senate may also admit to the Master of Science in Plant Breeding a holder of second class honours (Lower Division) provided the candidate has two years work experience in a relevant field
    c). In addition, the applicants should request three persons, one of who shall have taught the applicant at University level, to send letters of reference directly to the Director, Board of Postgraduate Studies.
    d). Subject to approval by the Senate, Departments may formulate regulations requiring applicants to have attained other academic qualifications as may be consistent with the goals of their Master’s programme or to appear for interview to determine their suitability for admission.
  •  Rongo University, Rongo  
    Duration: 4 semesters

    Tuition fees: 55,000/= per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - First Class Honours and Upper Second Class Honours Degree in related fields.
    - Lower Second Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree with additional relevant training , evidence of research capability either through, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experience.
  •  Egerton University, Nakuru  
  •  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi  

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