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{tab=Admission Regulations}Candidates wishing to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme at Egerton University must meet the following requirements;a) Have appropriate preparatory academic training as evidenced by at least one of the following: Be a holder of a Master's Degree of Egerton University Be a holder of a Master's Degree or an equivalent academic qualification of any other recognized institution. Be a candidate enrolled for a Master's Degree in Egerton University for at least one year who has to the satisfaction of the Senate shown exceptional progress in the Research Work to merit upgrading. Be a holder of a Bachelor's Degree whom the Senate has specially exempted from the Master's programme.b) Fulfill specific requirements as maybe stipulated by respective Department,Faculty/School/Institute/Campus with regard to the field of study.APPLICATION AND ADMISSION PROCEDURESa) Application forms may be obtained from the Director, Board of Graduate Studies upon payment of a prescribed Non-refundable fee and returned dulycompleted.b) Where a candidate is to pursue the programme by Research/thesis only, the candidate will be required to present a Research Proposal together with theapplication for registration.c) Where the candidate is to pursue the programme by Coursework, Examination and thesis, the candidate shall be required to submit a brief summary of theintended area of study together with the Application Forms. A full Research Proposal shall be submitted within three (3) months or registration.d) All applications for registration shall be processed in the first instance through the relevant Department in which registration is sought. The Department shallthen forward all such applications with appropriate comments to the Faculty/School/Institute/Campus Board concerned for approval and onward transmission to the Board of Postgraduate Studies.e) Before recommending a candidate for registration, the Department and Faculty/School/Institute/Campus Board concerned shall ensure that: The proposed field of study is academically sound and can successfully be.  pursued and supervised. There exist adequate facilities and resources for effective research The appropriate fees have been paid.{tab=Doctor of Philosophy Programmes}Faculty of Agriculture Ph.D. in Animal Science Ph.D. in Crop Science Ph.D in Food Science Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics Ph.D. in Horticulture Ph.D. In Aminal HealthFaculty of Education and Community Studies Ph.D. in Agricultural Education Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension Ph.D. in Science Education Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction Ph.D. in Educational Management Ph.D. in Educational Psychology Ph.D. in Education Foundation Ph.D . Community Studies And ExtensionFaculty Of Environment And Resource Development Ph.D. in Geography Ph.D. in Environmental Science Ph.D. in Natural Resources Management{/tabs}

PhD in Environmental Science

The Doctor of Philosophy degree represents outstanding scholarly attainment, signifies a capacity for independent study, and is primarily a degree aiming at research and teaching. A successful candidate for the PhD degree must show convincing evidence of capacity to pursue scholarly research or scholarship in her or his field of study on a scale which can be completed during three years of full-time research. The results of this research must then be embodied in a thesis of not more than 100,000 words, which makes an original contribution to knowledge and the completed thesis must contain material of a standard appropriate for publication.Requirements for admissionPersons who intend to apply for admission to a PhD program should have a bachelors and masters degree in the relevant field of study from an internationally recognized institution. Applications for PhD study must be accompanied by a statement outlining intended research project.

PhD in Geography

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programmes at FERDThe Doctor of Philosophy degree represents outstanding scholarly attainment, signifies a capacity for independent study, and is primarily a degree aiming at research and teaching. A successful candidate for the PhD degree must show convincing evidence of capacity to pursue scholarly research or scholarship in her or his field of study on a scale which can be completed during three years of full-time research. The results of this research must then be embodied in a thesis of not more than 100,000 words, which makes an original contribution to knowledge and the completed thesis must contain material of a standard appropriate for publication.Requirements for admissionPersons who intend to apply for admission to a PhD program should have a bachelors and masters degree in the relevant field of study from an internationally recognized institution. Applications for PhD study must be accompanied by a statement outlining intended research project.

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