Egerton University (EU)
Diploma in Farm Resource Management
- Diploma Program
- Duration : 3 years
In recognition of the fact that about 90% of Kenya‘s population is engaged in small-scale farming, from where they derive their livelihood, students in the Diploma in Farm Resource Management programme at Egerton University are prepared to handle the challenges of agricultural development as they join the agricultural extension advisory service or serve in private sector agricultural entities.
The farm management curriculum acknowledges the importance and value of involvement in practical operations and activities in farming. Hence, practical farming facilities are availed in the University in a specialized tuition farm, The Tatton Demonstration Unit (TDU), now renamed the Taton Agriculture Park (TAP). TAP is the field laboratory for students of this programme.
The requirements for admission as diploma students in Farm Management at Egerton University are:
Egerton University minimum entry requirements for Diploma Programmes
The entry requirements set out below are only minimum, and they do not in any way, entitle an applicant to a place at Egerton University.
The objective of the curriculum in Farm Management at Egerton University is to produce a graduate with knowledge and technical skills in crop and livestock production coupled with the ability to conduct economic analyses of problems and opportunities in agricultural production, marketing and management.
At the end of studying in this programme, graduates with the Diploma in Farm Resource Management from egerton University will be able to:
Pursue an undergraduate degree program in agricultural economics, agribusiness management or any other option;
The department of Agricultural Economics and Business Management at Egerton University has categorized its course into five disciplines as follows:
Category 1. Introduction economic theory and quantitative economics
Category 2.Resource and development economics
Category 3. Agricultural marketing, price analysis & international trade
Category 4.Farm management and production economics
Category 5.Agricultural law & policy
Category 6.Industrial and field attachment