Bachelor of Science Honours in Agriculture and Community Development

Bachelor of Science Honours in Agriculture and Community Development

Overview

College: College of Health, Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Programme Level: Undergraduate

Duration: 4 year(s)

Department: Department of Agricultural Sciences

Learning Mode: Full Time

Location: Main Campus

This program is aimed at improving livelihoods and community development through adoption of innovative agricultural technologies through training appropriate human resources at tertiary level. Graduates from this program are expected to enhance community development through capacity enhancement for improved agricultural productivity. It is expected that these graduates would assist in improving the capacity of communities to harness their resources and skills effectively and efficiently.

These graduates will focus on holistic agricultural development and aim at improving yield, quality and strengthen the agribusiness activities of communities through encouragement of suitable technologies and sustainable integrated production systems. This will enhance communities to engage in viable agribusiness enterprises to take the beyond subsistence agriculture and improvement in food and nutrition security.


  • At least two GCE Advanced Level passes in Geography, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Management of Business, Accounts, Biology and Economics or a recognized relevant Diploma.
  • 5 ‘O’ Level passes at grade ‘C’ or better including English Language and Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/ Pure Mathematics/ Applied Statistics.

Tuition Registration Fee Technology Fee Student Union Fee Laboratory Fee Health Fee Full Board
$ 1680 $ 50 $ 100 $ 20 $ $ 125 $ 1000

Jobs You Could Have

Graduates from the program will be expected to be absorbed in community development and in development of agribusiness activities. Graduates will be employed in:

  • Nongovernmental development agencies
  • Agricultural input providers
  • Agricultural marketing organizations that serve he business of smallholder farmers
  • Local authorities that deveop agribusiness empowerment for communities
  • Agricultural marketing organizations that purchase agricultural products from communities.
  • Microfinance institutions that target smallholder farmers in communities.
  • Industrial entities that work with value addition.
  • Organizations that work with value addition
  • Graduates should also be able to create employment through development of agribusiness projects.

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