University of Eswatini

Master of Science in Agricultural Extension


The normal duration of study is four semesters (2 years) for full-time study and six semesters (3 years) for part-time study. The maximum duration for full-time study is ten semesters (5 years) and fourteen semesters (7 years) for part-time study.


The programme shall be conducted by course work, examinations and thesis. A student is required to take, and pass, a minimum of 42 credits in order to graduate. These credits are distributed as 30 credits of course work and 12 credits for thesis.

Entry Requirements:

An applicant seeking admission to the programme must have a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or agriculture related field, or a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Extension, from UNESWA, or any other recognised University equivalent, with at least a second class (second division) pass or equivalent, and with a minimum average of a C grade (60%) in Agricultural Extension courses.

The University Calendar provides comprehensive information on the entry requirements and programme structure.