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Vice Chancellor

Prof. Mary K. Walingo, PhD

Welcome to Maasai Mara University. The vision we hold as a University is to be a World Class University committed to academic excellence for development. Our Mission is to provide Quality University education through innovative teaching, research and consultancy services for development. We offer high-quality, branded graduands whose image is recognizable among consumers in the corporate world by creating a sense of confidence among consumers who send the daughters and sons here. Read More

 

 

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The programme shall be known as PhD in Land Resource Management

Philosophy of the Programme

The PhD programme in Land Resource Management is focused on training and developing capacity on managing, use and development of land resources as well as producing graduates who are well equipped to meet the challenges of management and use of land in the 21st century. It is also aimed at producing human resources who will form leaders to manage the resources for County as well as national government(s)

Rationale of the Programme

Agriculture is the mainstay of the Kenyan people and important in the country’s economy where land as a natural resource forms the basis of agriculture. In this regard, for the attainment of agricultural development the land resources must be managed and developed sustainably. The management and development require skilled manpower at all levels. Therefore, in this regard, a programme has been developed to keep in line the requirements of the market so that graduates are trained and capacitated on managing, use and development of land resources as well as to meet the challenges of management and use of land to produce graduates.

Goal of the Programme

Develop knowledge that will be of significance to development and management natural resources (land

The expected Learning outcomes of the Programme will be;

At the completion of the students’ thesis the students should be able to have generated and disseminate knowledge and innovation to make a contribution

  1. a) To the wise utilization of land resources including but not limited to land reclamation and rehabilitation, protection of the land resources, irrigation and afforestation and agroforestry.

  2. b) In areas which will achieving the food self-sufficiency target of the County and in the Country

  3. c) In refining and advance knowledge in various aspects of land resources and environmental protection

  4. d) To conduct demand-driven, problem solving and action-oriented research projects in the field of Land Resources Management

  5. e) Contribute to the intellectual, cultural, social and economic development of the community

There shall be no specialization in the programme but students shall conduct their research in the broad areas of Land Resources Management

Mode of Delivery of the Programme

  1. i) The programme shall be delivered through an independent three (3) year original research.

  2. ii) The PhD programme shall not involve course work.

Admission Requirements for the Proposed Programme

To qualify for admission into a Doctor of Philosophy programme, a candidate shall be a

  1. Holders of a relevant Masters degree of Maasai Mara University.  OR

  2. Holders of a relevant Masters degree from any other accredited University recognized by Maasai Mara University Senate as equivalent to (i) above. OR

            iii.        Holder of other qualifications considered by Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree.

  1. In addition to the Masters degree, the candidate shall normally have a Bachelors degree.

  2. In addition to the above, applicants must meet the specific requirements of the doctoral degree programme as approved by senate

  3. In addition to fulfilling the common university regulations, an applicant for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Land Resources Management   should hold a Masters of Land Resources Management, Masters of Urban and Regional Planning, Masters of Science degree in (Environmental Studies, Wildlife, Forestry, Agriculture, Land Economics, Law, Sociology, Tourism, Natural Resource Management, Geography) or its equivalent from a University recognized by Maasai Mara University. 

           vii.        Other academic regulations as prescribed by the Directorate of Post Graduate Studies shall apply.

Regulations on Credit Transfer in a programme

 There shall be no transfer of credits in this program.

Grading System

The PhD thesis shall be graded as an either PASS or FAIL.

Classification of Degrees

The PhD degree shall not be classified.

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Maasai Mara University’s flag has been maintained flying high by Lorna Waweru Wanjiru, a student who stood tests to clinch the First-Runners Up position in this year’s National Capital Markets University Challenge.

Lorna won a trophy and bagged a cash prize of Ksh. 100,000. The finals took place on Friday, 17th May 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. Late February this year, Lorna Waweru Wanjiru and Robin Juma qualified for the semi-finals after outsmarting their colleagues during a challenge that took place at Maasai Mara University. The students have been working under the guidance and mentoring by Mr Elkanah Kimeli who is a lecturer in the School of Business and Economics and doubles as an acting Internal Auditor at Maasai Mara University.

National Capital Markets University Challenge is an inter-university competition that primarily focuses on testing the participants’ knowledge and understanding of capital markets and financial issues.

 

MMU WITNESS CS PROF. MAGOHA LAUNCH KUCCPS CAREER GUIDE & RELEASE OF PLACEMENT RESULTS

Maasai Mara University has demonstrated support for the Kenya Universities and Colleges placement Service (KUCCPS) as the Education Cabinet Secretary, Prof. George Magoha and the Chief Administrative Secretary Prof. Collete Suda launched KUCCPS Career Guide and released 2019 placement results. Read More

SECURITY FORCES RUSH TO ENDORSE ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY

Maasai Mara University with Professor Mary K. Walingo at the helm as the Vice-Chancellor has
urged Kenyans to support environmental conservation initiatives that Security Professionals
have demonstrated at the Varsity. Read More

PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION PITCHED AT IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

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