Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management Program Offered at Kenyatta University


Kenyatta University (KU)

Kiambu County

Bachelors Degree 4 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Bachelors Degree (Accredited by: Kenyatta University)

About Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management Bachelors Degree program.

The Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management degree programme at Kenyatta University is designed to provide you with an understanding of how to apply business principles to real-world issues and opportunities in the agricultural and life sciences industries. This interdisciplinary approach allows you to focus on business basics, such as marketing and finance, with specialties related to the agricultural industry. 

Entry requirements for Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management

In addition to meeting the University entrance requirements of overall C+ at KCSE or equivalent, candidates for admission to the B.Sc. Agribusiness Management and Trade programme are required to have obtained a minimum of C+ in Mathematics and in two of the following combinations:

  • Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or
  • Geography, and Economics or
  • Business Studies and Physical Science.

Grade C in KCSE or its equivalent and two-year (minimum) Diploma with a credit in Agriculture, commerce, Accounting, Economics, farm management, Agribusiness or any other discipline from an Institution recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.

Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management Course Subjects

The common rules and regulations for BSc degree of Kenyatta University shall apply
Students enrolled for the Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness) degree program will be expected to take written examinations on all taught units.
The examinations will constitute 70% of the total marks while the course work assessment tests (CATS) will constitute 30%. Each unit shall be graded out of 100% and the pass mark for each unit shall be 40% of the total marks. These marks shall be translated into literal grades as:
• 70% and above =A
• 60% and above but less than 70% =B
• 50% and above but less than 60% =C
• 40% and above but less than 50% =D
• Below 40% =E (fail)
The degree to be awarded is designated: Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Agribusiness Management).

List of Units

Level 100
UCU 100: Communication Skills
UCU 103: Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking
UCU 106: Ethics, Citizenship and Diversity
KCU 100: History and development of East African Agriculture
KCU 101: Fundamentals of Mathematics
KBT 107: Introduction to Agribusiness
KBT 101: Introduction to Food Industry
BBA 101: Business Law
BBA102: Principles of Management
BAC 100: Fundamentals of Accounting
BMS 100: Management Mathematics
SIT 101: Foundations of Information Technology

Level 200
KCU 200: Statistics for Agriculture
KCU 201: Principles of Crop Production
KCU 202: Principles of Soil Science
KBT 209: Principles of Agriculture Microeconomics
KBT 210: Principles of Agriculture Macroeconomics
KBT 211: Agricultural Marketing
KBT 203: Agricultural Production Economics
KBT 212: Agribusiness and Economic Development
KBT 213: Farm Business Management
AGD 203: Gender and Agricultural Development
KRM 203: Principles of Animal Production
ASC 205: Rural Sociology
KST 110: Principles of Crop Protection

Level 300
KCU301: Research Methods for Agribusiness
KBT 302: Quantitative Techniques in Agribusiness
KBT 308: Food Security and Trade
KBT 309: Agribusiness Strategy and Marketing Plans
KBT 312: Agri-Enterprise Development
KBT 313: Field attachment
KBT 315: Agribusiness Finance and Credit Management
KBT 316: Agricultural Market and Price Analysis
BBA 300: Organizational Theory
BBA301: Human Resource Management
BAC 300: Management Accounting
EAE 310: Economics of Money and Banking

Level 400
KCU 400: Research Project (equivalent to two Units)
KBT 420: International Agricultural Trade
KBT 426: Risk Management
KBT 427: Agricultural Project Management
KBT 428: Agri- Supply chain Management
KBT 429: Agricultural Policy Analysis

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