Department/Faculty: 
Department of Animal Science
Why study this programme: 
  • acquire solid grounding in scientific/technical principles necessary for successful careers in teaching, research, extension and management of livestock enterprises
  • obtain requisite knowledge and skills to effectively deal with existing and emerging challenges of the livestock sub-sector
  • deepen students’ appreciation of current market/consumer demands and food standards, and how these impact on production principles for local and world markets
  • develop strong leadership, interpersonal, team-building and entrepreneurial skills needed to identify and utilize opportunities, as well as deal with emerging threats.
Admission Requirement: 

A candidate seeking admission to the MPhil Animal Science (Animal Breeding and Genetics) degree programme must:
Have obtained a good first degree (at least a Second Class) in Agriculture, or related subject area with substantial animal production content, from a recognized tertiary institution.
Submit an official transcript of academic record.
Submit at least three reference reports, one of which must be from a former lecturer.
Submit a proposal of 3-5 pages of intended area of study including a working bibliography.
Pass a selection interview

Degree Type: 
Master of Philosophy
Modes of Study: 
Regular
Duration: 
2 Years