Entry requirements: a). Admission shall be offered to holders of a first degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, , Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, and related disciplines, with a minimum of second class honours (upper division) or equivalent qualification from Chuka University or any other approved university recognized by the senate. b). In exceptional cases, the senate may also admit to the Master of Science in Dryland Agriculture a holder of second class honours (Lower Division) provided the candidate has two years work experience in a relevant field or provided such candidates can, on the basis of research and academic work they have done show that they are well qualified to undertake post graduate work by passing qualifying examinations.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.