01.9/MSc Agricultural Information and Communication Management

Title: Master of Science (Agricultural Information Communication Management) Arise Blank

Application Reference EU Code: 01.9

Website Reference: NR003     

Credits per semester: A minimum of 5 courses per semester of 45 hours each (15 credits), Research project in second year.

Duration (in semesters): 4 semesters

Objectives:

The programme is designed to build capacity at the master and PHD levels with competence to develop, operate and manage Agricultural Information Systems, carry out research to identify needs and problems of the different information users and provide professional AICM support to agricultural and related stakeholders.

Structure and Content:

Fundamentals of Agricultural Information and Communication Management, Database Design and Manage1nent, Management of Agricultural Information and Communication Systems, Information System Analysis and Design, Agricultural Knowledge Management, Web Content Design and Management, Fanning Systems and Rural Livelihoods, Statistical and Research Methods in Agricultural Information and Communication Management, Seminar on Current topics, Communication for Innovation. Elective courses: Biodiversity and Agricultural Biotechnology, Information Storage and Retrieval, Internet Programming, Principles of Scholarly Publishing, Telecommunications and Information Policies, Management of Telecommunications and Computer Networks, Human Computer Interaction, Knowledge Based Systems, Expert   Systems,   Decision   Support   Systems,  Agricultural   Policies   and   Agricultural   Information   and   Communication, Management, AICM Project Management, Agricultural Extension Strategies and Management, Fundamentals of Agricultural Journalism, Organizational Behaviour, Geo-infornatics, Entrepreneurship Development, Agricultural Marketing lnformation Systems. Specialization courses:  

  • Agricultural Knowledge Management  Option: Knowledge  Management  Systems , Advanced Topics in Knowledge Management,
  • Agricultural  Communication Management Option: Agricultural Communication Production, Agricultural Public Relations.
  • Records and Archives Management: Fundamentals of Records and Archives Management, Records and Archives Management  Technology.  
  • Web  Resources  Management  Option:  Information Architecture, Internet Resources and Web Server Management.
  • Scholarly Publishing Option:  Principles  of  Scholarly Publishing, Journal Management, Research Project.

 

Learning  outcomes:  

This  a  regional  programme  initially  meant  to  benefit   10 countries  (Burundi,  DRC  Congo,  Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda). There is scope for extending the programme to other African countries. On completion of the course, the students will be equipped with knowledge and understanding to enable them to: discuss key concepts, issues of AICM; discuss the ethical issues of Agricultural information use and communication, describe the process of packaging and re-packaging Agricultural information to suit different needs and target how can i get fluconazole. #Diflucan Online. diflucan pessary. audience and be able to recognize the capabilities and opportunities that ICT offers.

Recognition  obtained /Employability:    

UON  degrees  are  recognised  nationally  and internationally.  Graduates  work  in national/county  governments  of various countries,  private kamagra jelly. #order Kamagra. buy kamagra online usa. companies, NGOs and civil societies, international  organizations and agencies, colleges and universities,  self enterprises etc.

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