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2024 INTAKES

Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) invites applications from qualified candidates for the programmes indicated below. The Main Campus, Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) and Marimba Learning Centre intakes are in January, May and September of every year.

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCE (SAFS)
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
PROGRAMME ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Ph.D. in Agricultural Science Master of Science in Agriculture/Horticulture/Crop Science/Plant Biotechnology/ Botany/Forestry/related Sciences from a University recognized by MUST Senate.
Ph.D. in Food Science Master of Science in Food Science/Chemistry/Biotechnology/Nutrition from a University recognized by MUST Senate.
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Fulltime/Part-time/Weekend    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 105,000
Master of Science in Horticulture Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture/Agriculture/Crop Science/Biotechnology/Botany/Forestry
OR;
Second Class Honours  (Lower Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years relevant experience.
Master of Science in Agriculture Second class Honours (Upper Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Agribusiness Management/ Crop Science/Botany/Forestry/any other relevant degree OR Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years relevant experience
Master of Science in Food Science and Technology Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science/Chemistry/Biotechnology/Nutrition or related disciplines
OR;
Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years relevant experience.
Duration: 4 semesters Mode of Study: Fulltime/Part-time/Weekend   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
PROGRAMME ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) and 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 by an institution recognized by MUST Senate
OR;
Holder of a Diploma/Higher National Diploma from K.N.E.C or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus)) with 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 KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Production K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in each of the following subjects; Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/ Physical Sciences and Mathematics/Physical Sciences.  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 recognized by MUST Senate
OR;
A Diploma in Science from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education and
Extension
K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with 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 KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture Have a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E with 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 IV or any Group V subjects
OR;
Have a Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines from K.N.E.C or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with 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.
OR;
Diploma in Food Science and Technology, Nutrition or related field from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Management
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with 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.
OR;
Diploma in Food Science and Technology, Nutrition or related field from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Science in Crop Protection K.C.S.E minimum mean grade C+ (plus) with 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 relevant discipline from KNEC or its equivalent
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism K.C.S.E minimum mean grade C+ (plus)
OR;
Be a holder of Diploma and Higher National Diploma in related disciplines from institutions recognized by MUST Senate.
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time/Weekend   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000