A candidate seeking admission to the MPhil Animal Science (Animal Breeding and Genetics) degree programme must: Have obtained a good first degree (at least a Second Class) in Agriculture, or related subject area with substantial animal production content, from a recognized tertiary institution. Submit an official transcript of academic record. Submit at least three reference reports, one of which must be from a former lecturer. Submit a proposal of 3-5 pages of intended area of study including a working bibliography. Pass a selection interview Satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the department.