Master Of Science In Soil Science

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Graduate Level
Duration of Program : 3 Years

About this Program

The programme stimulates innovative research and empowers graduates with capacity to implement development programmes and policies. The courses offered are also inter-linked with other disciplines, such as agronomy, animal management, food science, agriculture engineering, forestry, environment and social based studies.
Objectives of the Programme;

Equip graduate students with theoretical and practical aspects of soil science and management.
Produce graduate with proficiency in research and training as well as implement developmentprogrammes in the field of soil science and related disciplines.
enerate soils information to enable decision-makers and other scientists promote the agricultural and related sectors.

Courses

Year 1
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Soil Fertility Management SOS 7101 3 Graduate Level
Soil Microbiology SOS 7102 3 Graduate Level
Soil Organic Matter SOS 7103 3 Graduate Level
Plant Nutrition SOS 7104 3 Graduate Level
Municiple and Farm OrganicWaste and Management SOS 7105 3 Graduate Level
ADVANCED PLANT MICROBIOLOGY CRS 7114 3 Graduate Level
Agricultural Extension AGE 7102 3 Graduate Level
PRINCIPLES OF POPULATION AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY CRS 7115 3 Graduate Level
Biodiversity Conservation and Development CRS 7117 3 Graduate Level
Non Ruminant Nutrition ANS 7101 3 Undergraduate Level
Advanced MolecularBiology and Gentics CRS 7118 3 Graduate Level
Applied Statistics/Biometrics CRS 7101 3 Graduate Level
Weed Management Systems CRS 7119 3 Graduate Level
Agronomy CRS 7102 3 Graduate Level
Genetranscription and Control Mechanims CRS 7120 3 Graduate Level
Crop Physiology CRS 7103 3 Graduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Advanced Soil Physics SOS 7201 3 Graduate Level
Soil Chemical Processes SOS 7202 3 Graduate Level
Soil Degradation and Conservation SOS 7204 3 Graduate Level
Research Methods AEC 7201 3 Graduate Level
Soil Survey and Land Evaluation SOS 7205 3 Graduate Level
Production in Economics AEC 7203 3 Graduate Level
Gender and Agricultural Development AGE 7202 3 Graduate Level