Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

Competent graduate horticulturists from this programme are capable of integrating horticultural components in farming systems; provide technical solutions compatible with the available resources; conversant with large scale and specialized corporate horticultural production and smallholder horticulture systems, greenhouse production sustainably with local and export marketing skills.

The graduates are planners, organizers, managers and administrators and entrepreneurs in horticultural production systems like floriculture, viticulture, ornamental, vegetable production and landscape designing.


This is where beauty of nature and health meets money making avenues


Programme Availability
College of Agriculture
Host Department
Department of Crop Science and Horticulture
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years


At the end of the programme the graduate will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of sustainable ways to make horticultural crops more productive and profitable.
  2. Able to employ themselves in horticultural-based and related firms.
  3. Manage horticultural projects, natural resources and environment.
  4. Assist farmers on matter related to sustainable ways of improving horticultural crops productivity.
  5. Formulate and execute research analyse and interpret data in the domain of horticulture

This is where beauty of nature and health meets money making avenues.



Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology and one of the following subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Advanced Mathematics, Geography or Agriculture. OR Diploma in General Agriculture, Horticulture with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in two science subjects at O-Level.


Tshs 1,263,000 per year. 


Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system (link: or Click “Apply Online (Undergraduate)” button at and you will be directed.


The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), 
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,

Inquiries should be sent to:
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro    


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