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.
An applicant seeking admission to the programme must have a at least a second class, second division pass in the following degrees and at least an average of C grade (60%) in Horticulture courses:
- B.Sc. in Horticulture
- B.Sc. in Agriculture (Horticulture Option) from UNESWA
- B.Sc. Agriculture (Crop Production Option) from UNESWA
- B.Sc. Agricultural Education from UNESWA
- Any equivalent degree, from a recognised institution, provided that the applicant has taken at least any three (3) of the following courses: Vegetable Production, Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruit Production, Plant Biotechnology, Vegetable and Fruit Production, Ornamental Horticulture, and Landscape Design
The University Calendar provides comprehensive information on the entry requirements and programme structure.