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Diploma in General Agriculture



Course Description

AIRADS College trains a course in diploma in General Agriculture.Agriculture plays a central role in supplying food and providing raw materials for industry. Diploma in General Agriculture  has a broad range of courses in basic sciences, technical agriculture and communication. The graduates of the programme are prepared to assume positions in teaching, agricultural extension and rural development.

UNITS COVERED

2425 DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE (MODULE I)

101-PRINCIPLES OF CROP PRODUCTION I & SOIL SCIENCE
102-PRINCIPLES OF ANIMAL PRODUCTION I
103-AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS & EXTENSION
104-AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

 

2425 DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE (MODULE II)

101-CROP PRODUCTION II, SOIL FERTILITY & PLANT NUTRITION
202-ANIMAL PRODUCTION II
203-AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, EXTENSION & HOME ECONOMICS
204-AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

 

2425 DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE (MODULE III)

301-CROP PRODUCTION III
302-ANIMAL PRODUCTION III
303-FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & EXTENSION
304-AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING III & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
307-TRADE PROJECT

Possible career opportunity: The graduates from the course can be employed as:

Extension officers and Farm managers

Career progression: Diploma of related courses, bachelor`s degree,masters Degree and PHD and Membership in the field.

Duration: 1 year per module

Exam body: KNEC

Modules: 3 modules

Minimum Qualifications

  • KCSE C- (minus) and Below or KCPE or Equivalent qualifications approved by KNEC

Mode Of Study

  • Full time/Regular
  • Part time
  • Weekend Classes
  • Distance learning