Diploma in agriculture course outline entry requirements

Diploma in agriculture course outline entry requirements and all the related concerning diploma in agriculture here. Diploma in agriculture is about imparting knowledge about various forms of agriculture, livestock and crop management, agricultural extension, agricultural chemistry and so forth to trainees. The course will impart general knowledge to enable the trainee to contribute positively to the society and prepare the trainees for further academic pursuit.

  • Course duration: 3 years (3 modules)
  • Examination body: KNEC

Diploma in Agriculture Entry requirements

Diploma in agriculture is examined by KNEC and is offered by various approved TVETS, universities and colleges in Kenya. The entry requirements are;

  • KCSE aggregate Grade of C- and above or its equivalent as acceptable Qualification by KNEC
  • Pass in Relevant Certificate Qualification Learning Outcomes for example a certificate in agriculture graduate wishing to upgrade his or her qualifications need to have obtained a PASS result from a recognized institution to enroll for Diploma in agriculture.
  • Mean grades for specific KCSE subjects are not specified for Diploma in agriculture course

Universities and colleges offering Diploma in agriculture courses

Trainees wishing to enroll for a Diploma in agriculture course can easily choose from various institution offering the course. Full institutions are always listed on KUCCPS portal as soon as it is open for application during various intakes, for more on this just visit the KUCCPS portal here

Diploma in agriculture course outline

Diploma in agriculture is offered in 3 modules. 1 module takes a duration of 6 months then an examination is always administered at the end of each module for trainees to proceed to field attachment and eventually the next module. Attachment is always offered twice module 1 and module 2. The final exam is administered in module 3 for a candidate to graduate into the field market.

Career opportunities in diploma in agriculture

  • Agriculturist.
  • Agri Marketing Associate.
  • Farm Manager.
  • Seed Production Executive.
  • Professor.
  • Dairy Plant Manager.

The following are a list of units/ subjects studied at Diploma in agriculture module 1

  • Entrepreneurship education I
  • Communication skills
  • Mathematics I
  • Science I
  • Technical drawing
  • Crop production I
  • Soil science I
  • Animal production I
  • Agricultural economics I
  • Agricultural engineering I
  • Agricultural extension education and sociology

The following are a list of units/ subjects studied at Diploma in agriculture module 2

  • Entrepreneurship education II
  • Mathematics II
  • Science II
  • Crop production II
  • Soil science II
  • Animal production II
  • Agricultural economics II
  • Agricultural engineering II
  • Agricultural extension education and home economics
  • Computer application
  • Industrial attachment I and II

The following are a list of units/ subjects studied at Diploma in agriculture module 3

  • Crop production III
  • Animal production III
  • Agricultural engineering III
  • Agricultural extension and planning
  • Farm business management
  • Environment management
  • project




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