The mission of the Crop Science Degree is to provide continued excellence in agronomic research, teaching, and extension activities. Crop Science is a diverse field of study that encompasses aspects of plant pathology, plant biology, plant physiology, crop production and soil management. The Crop Science option was introduced in August 2004 and is set to grow to meet the crop production challenges in the country and beyond. The main goals of the Unit include the expansion of knowledge in crop science; development and dissemination of appropriate information and technologies for agronomic practice to the farming community; preparing students for successful careers and higher education in agronomy and related sciences.
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 or Food Science.
Category 2: Either Mathematics or Geography in addition to any one subject in Category 1