MSc. Plant Biotechnology

Chuka University

Important info

The Department of Plant Sciences is committed to high standards in product and service delivery. In this regard, the Department pledges to offer competitive and client-driven, academic programmes aimed at producing quality products and services to its customers. Guided by the university's vision, mission, and core values and collaboration with stakeholders the department seeks to provide quality training, research and technology transfer in agriculture through nurturing an intellectual culture that integrates theory with practice and innovation for sustainable national and global development.

  • Master
  • On Campus
  • Tharaka-Nithi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

Where and when

Start DateLocation


P.O. Box 109 - 60400,Meru



What are the admission criteria?

Entry requirements
: a). Applications for admission shall be considered for those holding a Bachelor of Science degree, in any of the plant-based disciplines, 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 Biotechnology 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.