The objective of introducing a Bachelor of Education Degrees in Agriculture is to contribute towards further training of teachers who will be competent to teach Agriculture at all levels in secondary schools and cultivate interest in this subject among students in high schools.

For admission into this programme students must have the following qualifications:

  • Normally have a teaching diploma from a recognised college in which agriculture was a major subject of specialisation.


Normally have 2 years post qualification teaching experience


Should have an "A" level pass in Biology and Agriculture or an equivalent subject


Should have a pass in "O" level Mathematics or an equivalent subject.

4 years Conventional and Block Release.

Students who do this programme can enhance their knowledge in Agriculture and find employment as senior teachers in schools and as college lecturers. In addition students who complete this programme can find opportunities outside the teaching field, as food security officers, programme officers and field officers in non-governmental organisations.

The duration of the degree programme shall be six (6) semesters or three academic years

Full Programme Structure


EDCT 1101 Information Communication Technology in Education and Information Literacy
EDCA 1102 Communication Skills
EDAG 1102 Agricultural Biostatistics I
EDAG 1103 Introduction to Crop Science
EDAG 1104 Introduction to Forestry and Wildlife
EDAG 1105 Introduction to Animal science


EDEF 1201 Educational Foundations
EDAG 1201 Introduction to Soil Science
EDAG 1202 Agricultural Biostatistics II
EDAG 1203 Land Use Planning
EDAG 1204 Introduction to Genetics and Biotechnology
EDAG 1205 Irrigation and Drainage


EDEF 2101 Research Methods in Education
EDEF 2102 Contemporary Issues in Education
EDAG 2103 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
EDAG 2104 Veld and Pasture Management
EDAG 2105 Horticulture
EDAG 2106 Animal Nutrition


EDAG 2201 Soil and Water Conservation
EDCA 2201 Assessment and Evaluation Techniques
EDAG 2202 Applied Plant and Animal Breeding
EDAG2203 Crop Production I
EDAG 2204 Animal Production I
EDCA 2202 Curriculum Issues


EDCA 3101 Educational Management
EDAG 3102 Resource Management
EDAG 3103 General Aspects of Animal Health
EDAG 3104 Animal Production II
EDAG 3105 Crop Production II
EDAG 3106 Agri - Business Management


ASAS 4201 Animal Products and Processing
ASAS 4213 Beef Production
ASAS 4214 Dairy Production
ASAS 4215 Small Ruminant Production
ASPR 4216 Research Project