Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)

Bachelor of Agribusiness Management and Enterprise Development

  • Bachelors Degree Program
  • Duration : 4 years

Course Overview

As the world's population continues to grow, successful production of food and other agricultural products will remain a global issue for many years to come. This Bachelor of Agribusiness Management and Enterprise Development at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) can prepare you for a successful business career in industries related to the food system, including:

  • input markets
  • farm production
  • commodity marketing and processing
  • food manufacturing and distribution
  • food retailing

This degree program in  Agribusiness Management and Enterprise Development at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) combines knowledge of business management and agricultural systems with an understanding of how the market economy works and the appropriate role of government regulation and will help you develop the vital decision-making skills, understanding of the agricultural-food system dynamics, and the leadership/management qualities to enhance your contributions to agribusiness enterprises or even your own entrepreneurial ventures.

Minimum Entry Requirements

A candidate wishing to be admitted into the Bachelor of Science degree programme in Agribusiness Management and Enterprise Development at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) must satisfy the minimum University entry requirements and Faculty of Agriculture regulations.

In addition to the above, the candidate must have obtained a minimum aggregate mean of C+ (plus) and a C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics Physics/Geography/Agriculture OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Geography/Agriculture or any of the Group IV subjects at K.C.S.E. or an A Level equivalent.

Alternatively, admission shall be granted to holders of Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Health, Animal Production and Husbandry, Farm Management  or other equivalent qualifications from institutions recognized by JKUAT (with credit and above) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology or from other institutions recognized by the University Senate. Such candidates shall enter the programme at the second year of study unless otherwise specified by the Faculty. Holders of a pass diploma with 2 years relevant experience may be admitted in 1st year of study.

Course Objectives

Bachelor of Science degree programme in Agribusiness Management and Enterprise Development at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) is also of interest to students seeking a career in rural enterprise development.

The program offers training in the use of business, marketing, financial management, economics, and computer applications to address agribusiness management and small enterprise development in agriculture.

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