Bachelor of Science Honours in Agricultural Economics and Management

The programme is intended to impart students with skills to diagnose, analyze and offer sound solutions to economic and social problems associated with the agricultural and natural resource sub-sectors of the economy. It also aims to train students in applied management principles that will assist them in the planning, organizing, leading and controlling agricultural production, financing, marketing and human resources activities in the private and public sectors of the economy.

Entry Requirements:

All applicants have to meet  the following minimum requirements for admission prescribed under the general regulations (i.e.):

  • have obtained at least five Ordinary Level subject passes including English Language and Mathematics passed with a grade C or better
  • Passes at Advanced Level in at least two subjects as follows:
    Category 1:  Any two of the following, Biology, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics and Food Science.
    Category 2: Either Mathematics, Accounting Economics or Business Studies in addition to any one subject in Category 1.

Structure of the Programme 
PART I
Code                   Description
AG 101               Introduction to Agricultural Economics
AG 102               Introduction to Sociology and Ethics in Agriculture
AG 103               Introduction to Statistics for Agriculture
AG 104               Introduction to Agricultural Education and Extension
CS 101               Introduction to Computer Science
AG 105              Communication in Agriculture     
AG 106              Introduction to Animal Science
AGM 101            Micro-economics for Agriculture I
AGM 102            Macro-economics for Agriculture I
AGM 103            Agricultural Production Economics
AGP101              Practical Agricultural Management I        
AGP 102             Practical Agricultural Management II
ES 102               Introductory Soil Science
ES 103               Introductory Plant Science
HS 101               HIV/AIDS Education      
PC 108               Citizenship Education and Conflict Transformation
PC 103               Communication Skills    

PART II
Code                  Description
AG 201               Principles of Agricultural Marketing
AG 202               Principles of Organic Farming
AG 203               Farm Business Management I 
AG 210               Project Appraisal
AG 204               Land and Natural Resource Evaluation
AG 205               Principles of Agronomy
AG 207               Principles of Animal Production
AG 209               Research Methods in Agriculture
AGE 204            Land Use and Natural Resource Evaluation
AGE 207             Agricultural Extension
AGM 201            Micro-economics for Agriculture II
AGM 202            Macro-economics for Agriculture II
AGM 203            Mathematics for Agricultural Economics
AGM 204            Agribusiness Management I
AGM 206            Econometrics I
AGM 207            Agricultural Trade and Development 
BS222                Entrepreneurship 
ES209                GIS and Remote Sensing

PART III
AG 301:               Research Project
AGP 301              Attachment

PART IV
Code                 Description     
AG 402              Agricultural Policy
AG 403              Agricultural Marketing
AG 406              Soil and Water Management
AGM 401            Agricultural Finance
AGM 402            Econometrics II
AGM 403            Natural Resource Economics
AGM 404            Farm Business Management II
AGM 405            Agribusiness Management II
AGM 406            Agricultural Production Economics
ES 403               Organisational Behaviour       
ES 404               Agro-forestry