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Dr. Patrick Kamundia, Chairperson 

Message from the Chair

Department of Environmental Studies, Geography and Agriculture

Welcome to the Department of Environmental Studies, Geography and Agriculture at Maasai Mara University. Our mission is to offer world class knowledge transfer experience and research in the environmental studies and natural resource management, and directly impact the community we are in through community outreach programmes.

We take great pride in contributing to Kenya’s attainment of the Vison 2030 and SDGs through building human capital required for the transition to a knowledge-driven economy and wealth creation through reinvigorated graduate and post-graduate programmes. We endeavor to contribute to enhance the Science-policy interface through credible research, and rigorously training post-graduate students who can stand on their own feet. We also look to extend our networks through teaching and research collaborations, which mutually enrich us.

We have new post-graduate courses in MSc and PhD in Land Resource Management and MSc and PhD in Environmental Planning and Management. There are also exciting graduate programmes like BSc Earth Science, Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning, Bachelor of Environmental Management, BSc Animal Health and Production, and so much more.

We are committed to world class teaching and providing solutions to environmental problems in Narok and the region. Furthermore, the exploitation of natural resources in the University environs is a great challenge, and the execution of our mandate has never been more important. The department had 6 undergraduate programmes and 6 post-graduate programmes. Diploma programmes in Animal Health and Production and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) will be launched soon.

Prospective students looking for careers in natural resource management will find our degree and diploma programmes a splendid Launchpad for their careers. Find more information on the programmes in links below.

Post-Graduate Programmes:

  1. MSc Environmental Studies
  2. PhD Environmental Studies
  3. MSc Land Resource and Management
  4. PhD Land Resource and Management
  5. MSc Environmental Planning and Management
  6. PhD Environmental Planning and Management

Graduate Programme:

  1. Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
  2. Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Earth Science)
  3. Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Biology and Health)
  4. Bachelor of Environmental Management
  5. Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Production
  6. Bachelor of Arts Geography

For further inquiries, please feel most welcome to contact us.  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Collaborations and Linkages

University of Pau-France

It was requested that MMU to host one French Master of Tourism student for internship in 2014.The details to be discussed between Dean Tourism MMU and Director Tourism University of Pau France after the conference.

Clemson University - U.S.A.

Exchange research, training and workshop conference Developing a tourism information system for Maasai Mara Game Reserve

University of Bordeaux 3-France

Establishment of a French Language Institute/ centre Maasai Mara University is currently teaching French language to students undertaking tourism, arts and hospitality courses.

Aarhus University- Denmark

Establish and promote joint research, development projects and academic cooperation with focus on the Maasai Mara (ecosystem, living conditions, economic growth and biodiversity)

Regents University-London-U.K

Areas of collaboration: Education cooperation and articulation programmes. Research collaboration Exchange of students, faculty and staff members Joint consultancy activities Knowledge transfer Participation in seminar and academic meetings Exchange of academic materials and other information.

Kenya Industrial Estates

Create incubation centers and incubate student's projects with potential for commercialization. Attachment of MMU staff to enterprise funded through KIE for purposes of gaining experience that would be ploughed back into teaching.

University of Hertfordshire.- London-U.K

To conduct a survey to identify current research, educational, policy and regulatory activities (Governmental, academic, NGO)

University of Munster, Germany

The parties agree to collaborate in the following area of mutual interest: Explore possibilities for joint research programmes, Exchanges for students.

Physical Address

Maasai Mara University

P.O. Box 861 - 20500, Narok, Kenya 


Tel: +254 020 5131400

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