CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019

Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania invites Applications from qualified candidates for admission to the Undergraduate (degree and non-degree) Programs for the academic year 2018/2019.

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system which can be accessed at http://www.suasis.sua.ac.tz/index.php/registration

Form four, form six and diploma graduates with required performances detailed under each program are encouraged to apply.

A. SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR DEGREE PROGRAMS

1.BSc.  Agriculture General
Program Duration: 3 years 
Admission Capacity: 130
Tuition fee Tshs 1, 263,000 per year.   
Requirements: Two Principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Botany and Chemistry/Physics/ Mathematics/Science and Practice in Agriculture at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Agriculture or related fields and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

2. BSc. Horticulture
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 100
Tuition fee: Tshs1,263,000 per year. 
Requirements:Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology and Chemistry/Physics/ Mathematics, Geography/ Science and Practice in Agriculture at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Agriculture/Horticulture or related fields and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

3. BSc. (Agronomy)
Program Duration: 3 years;
Admission Capacity: 80
Tuition fee Tshs1,263,000 per year. 
Requirements:Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Botany and either of the following: Chemistry, Science and Practice in Agriculture, Physics, Mathematics, or Geography at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Agriculture or related fields and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

4. BSc. Agricultural Engineering
Program Duration: 4 years;
Admission Capacity: 80
Tuition fee Tshs1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Mathematics and Physics/Chemistry/ Geography and at least a credit pass at O-level or its equivalent in Physics and Chemistry/ Biology/Science and Practice in Agriculture at A- level certificate OR Full Technician Certificate or equivalent qualifications with an average grade of C and at least C grade in Mathematics OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Agricultural Engineering or related fields with a credit pass in Mathematics at O-level certificate or Equivalent.
 

5. BSc. Irrigation and Water Resource Engineering
Program Duration: 4 years;
Admission Capacity: 80
Tuition fee Tshs1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Mathematics and Physics/ Chemistry/ Geography at A- level certificate and at least a credit pass at O-level or its equivalent in Physics and Chemistry/ Biology/Science and Practice in Agriculture OR NTA 6 Certificate or equivalent qualification with an average grade of C and at least a C grade in Mathematics OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Agricultural Engineering or related fields and a credit pass in Mathematics at O-Level certificate or Equivalent.
 

6. BSc. Bio-processing and Post-Harvest Engineering
Program Duration: 4 years
Admission Capacity: 80
Tuition fee Tshs1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Mathematics and Physics/ Chemistry/ Geography A- level certificate and at least a credit pass at O-level or its equivalent in Physics and Chemistry/ Biology/Science and Practice in Agriculture OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in any engineering-related field and a credit pass in Mathematics at O-level certificate or its equivalent.
 

7. BSc. Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 250
Tuition fee Tshs 1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Economics/Mathematics/ Geography/Commerce/Accounts/Physics/ Chemistry and Science and Practice in Agriculture/ Biology/ Zoology/Botany at A- level certificate. Candidates must have at least a pass in mathematics at O-level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Agriculture or related fields and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant subjects at O-level certificate.
 

8. BSc. Food Science and Technology
Program Duration: 3 years;
Admission Capacity: 90
Tuition fee Tshs 1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Chemistry and Biology/ Physics/ Food and Nutrition/Home Economics/Science and Practice in Agriculture/ Mathematics/ Geography at A- level certificate OR  Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Food Science/Home Economics or other related fields and THREE credits   or  FOUR passes  in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

9. BSc. Human Nutrition
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 90
Tuition fee Tshs 1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Chemistry and Biology/Home Economics/ Science and Practice in Agriculture/Food and Nutrition and Mathematics/Physics/Geography at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Human Nutrition or Home Economics or Food Science or Nursing or Community Development or Clinical Medicine and other related fields and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

10. BSc. Family and Consumer Studies
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 90
Tuition fee Tshs 1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal level passes (4 points) in Chemistry and Biology/Home Economics/ Science and Practice in Agriculture/Food and Nutrition and Mathematics/Physics/ Geography at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Human Nutrition or Home Economics or Clinical Medicine or Community Development or Nursing and other related fields and  THREE credits   or  FOUR passes  in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

11. BSc. Animal Science
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 110
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Zoology and Chemistry/ Science and Practice in Agriculture /Physics/Mathematics at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Animal Husbandry/ Animal Health/ Agriculture or related fields and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

12. BSc. Aquaculture
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 80
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Zoology and Science and Practice in Agriculture/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Geography at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0  in Aquaculture, Fisheries, Natural Sciences, Animal Husbandry/Production/ Wildlife, Animal Health or Agriculture and THREE credits   or  FOUR passes  in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

13. BSc. Range Management
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 70
Tuition fee Tshs: 1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Botany/Zoology and Science and Practice in Agriculture /Chemistry/ Physics/Mathematics/Geography at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0  in Range Management, Animal Husbandry/Production, Animal Health, Agriculture, Forestry or Wildlife Management and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

14. BSc. Applied Agricultural Extension
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 150
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

15. BSc. Forestry
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 100
Tuition fee: Tshs 1,263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Botany and Chemistry/ Physics/Geography/Science and Practice of Agriculture at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in   Forestry, Bee-keeping, Wildlife Management or Agriculture (with forestry component) and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

16. BSc. Wildlife Management
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 100
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 263,000 per year.
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/ Zoology and Chemistry/Botany/ Physics/ Geography at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in  Wildlife Management, Forestry, Bee-keeping, Animal Health or Animal Production and  THREE credits   or  FOUR passes  in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate.
 

17. Bachelor of Tourism Management
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 120
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 000,000 per year
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Geography/Chemistry/Physics/ Science and Practice in Agriculture/ Mathematics/Food and Nutrition/ Home Economics at A- level certificate. Candidates with principal passes in Economics, Commerce or English/ French/Spanish also qualify as long as they have in addition a pass in Biology at O-level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Tourism, Hotel Management, Catering, Nutrition, Home Economics, Agriculture, Education, Forestry, or Wildlife Management and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant subjects at O-level certificate.
 

18. Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
Program Duration: 5 years
Admission Capacity: 75
Tuition fee Tshs: 1, 263,000 per year
Requirements: Two Principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Zoology and Chemistry and a pass in Physics/ Mathematics/ Science and Practice of Agriculture at A- level certificate.  A candidate who does not have a pass in Physics at A-level must have at least a credit pass in Physics at O-level certificate.  Such candidates must also have passes in Mathematics and English at O-level certificate or equivalent OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Animal Health/Animal Health and Production, A holder of such  a diploma should have at least FOUR passes or THREE credits in Biology/Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Science and Practice of Agriculture and at least a pass in Mathematics and English  at O-level certificate OR Holder of First Degree in Life Sciences.
 

19. BSc. Biotechnology & Laboratory Sciences
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 75
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 263,000 per year
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Chemistry and Biology/Zoology/Botany and a pass in Physics/ Mathematics/ Geography/ Science and Practice in Agriculture at A- level certificate OR  Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Medical Laboratory Technology, Veterinary Laboratory Technology, Applied Biology, Applied Chemistry, Animal Health, Animal Production, Wildlife, Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry or  Bee-keeping and THREE credits or FOUR passes in Biology/Zoology and Chemistry/Physics/ Mathematics/ Science and Practice of Agriculture/ Geography at O-level certificate.
 

20. BSc. Environmental Science and Management
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 100
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 263,000 per year
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics Geography/ Physics/ Science and Practice in Agriculture A- level certificate. Candidates without a pass in Biology and Mathematics at A- level certificate must a credit in Mathematics at O-level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in the fields of Physical, Chemical or Biological Sciences.  Passes in Chemistry and Mathematics at O-level certificate and Diploma level are mandatory.
 

21. BSc. Informatics
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 70
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 263,000 per year 
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Mathematics and any other Science subject at A- level certificate OR  Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in ICT and related fields.  Pass in Mathematics at O-level certificate or Diploma is mandatory.
 

22. BSc. Education (Agricultural Science & Biology)
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 100
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 263,000 per year
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology and any other science subject at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in or its equivalent from recognized colleges passed at credit or above and four passes at O-level certificate in science subjects of which Biology must have been passed at credit level.
 

23. BSc. Education
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 480
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 263,000 per year
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in any of the following science subjects, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics or Geography at A- level certificate     OR Diploma in Education with an average of B or GPA of 3.0 and four passes at O-level certificate in any science subjects, of which credits in Chemistry and Biology; Chemistry and Mathematics; Geography and Biology or Geography and Mathematics.
 

24. Bachelor of Rural Development
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 220
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 000,000 per year
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in History/ Geography/Economics/ Mathematics/Physics/ Chemistry/Biology/Zoology/Botany/Commerce/ Accounts/Food and Nutrition/Science and Practice in Agriculture at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Rural Development or Agriculture or Agricultural Education or related fields and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant subjects at O-level certificate.
 

25. Bachelor of Information and Records Management
Program Duration: 3 years
Admission Capacity: 100
Tuition fee: Tshs 1, 000,000 per year
Requirements: Two principal passes (4 points) in any subjects at A-level certificate OR relevant Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in any subjects at O-level certificate.

B. SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA  PROGRAMMES

26. Certificate in Information Technology
Program Duration:    1 year
Mode: Full-time & Part-time 
Tuition fee: Tshs 800,000 per year
Requirements: O-level certificate with passes in at least four subjects. 

27. Diploma in Information Technology
Program Duration: 2 years
Mode: Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee: Tshs 900, 000 per year
Requirements: One principal pass or two passes at A- level certificate in one of the following subjects, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Science and Practice of Agriculture, Geography, Economics and Commerce OR Certificate in information technology, engineering or other relevant disciplines. Pass in mathematics shall be required in either at O-level certificate or in Certificate courses.
 

28. Diploma in Information & Library Science
Program Duration: 2 years
Mode: Full-time
Tuition fee: Tshs 900,000 per year
Requirements: One Principal Pass in one of the following subjects, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Science and Practice of Agriculture, Geography, Economics, Commerce, History, English, French and Kiswahili A- level certificate OR Certificate in Librarianship/or other relevant disciplines with a minimum of 2nd Class and four passes at O-level certificate. 
 

29. Diploma in Records, Archives & Information Management
Program Duration: 2 years
Mode: Full-time
Tuition fee: Tshs 900,000 per year
Requirements: One Principal Pass in one of the following subjects A- level certificate, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Science and Practice of Agriculture, Geography, Economics and Commerce, History, English, French and Kiswahili OR Certificate in Records Management/or other relevant disciplines with a minimum of 2nd Class and four passes at O-level certificate.
 

30. Diploma in Tropical Animal Health & Production
Program Duration:    2 years
Mode: Full-time 
Tuition fee: Tshs 900,000 per year
Requirements: Advanced Level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology, Physics, Mathematics, Geography or Science and Practice of Agriculture. The candidate must pass Biology/Zoology at Principal Level. Such candidates must also have O-level passes in English and Mathematics OR Certificate in Animal Health (Agrovet), Certificate in Animal Health and Production (AHPC), Certificate in Agriculture and Livestock Production (CALP). A holder of such a certificate should have a minimum of four passes at O-level certificate in Biology/Zoology/ Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics at O-level certificate. 
 

31. Diploma in Laboratory Technology
Program Duration:    2 years
Mode: Full-time
Tuition fee: Tshs 900,000 per year
Requirements: A-level passes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. One of these subjects must be passed at Principal level with a total of TWO points (E grade).  Candidate with Advanced Level passes in combinations without Biology must have passed Biology at credit level in O-level certificate OR Basic Technician Certificate from recognized institution OR Certificate of Secondary Education with passes in Biology and Chemistry and Trade test Certificate of at least grade II. 
 

C. GENERAL ADMISSSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS 

       Applicant Category & Minimum Entry Qualifications

  1. Completed  A-Level before 2014
    Two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points from Two Subjects defining the admission into the respective program (where A = 5; B = 4; C = 3; D = 2; E =1)
  2. Completed A- Level in 2014 and 2015    
    Two principal passes (Two Cs) with a total of 4.0 points from Two Subjects defining the admission into the respective program (where A = 5; B+ =4; B = 3; C = 2; D =1)
  3. Completed A- Level from 2016    
    Two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points from Two Subjects defining the admission into the respective program (where A = 5; B = 4; C = 3; D = 2; E =  1)
  4. Equivalent applicants    
    At least four O’ – Level passes (Ds and above) or NTA Level III with four O’ – Level passes or equivalent foreign qualifications as established by the either NECTA or VETA; AND At least a GPA of 3.0 for Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6); OR Average of B for Full Technician Certificate (FTC) (where A = 5; B = 4;C = 3 and D = 2 points); OR Average of ‘B+’ Grade for Diploma in Teacher Education; OR Average of ‘B+’ Grade  for Health related awards such as Clinical Medicine and others; OR A Distinction for unclassified diplomas and certificates Upper Second Class for classified non – NTA diploma
     

D. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

  1. Applicants should have two Principal Passes from two relevant subjects with a total of 4.0 points, or Diploma verified by NACTE with 3.0 GPA or RPL certificate with B+ Grade
     
  2. Applications to all programs must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of Ten thousand Tanzania shillings only (10,000) 
     
  3. Application fee should be paid at CRDB bank or using Mobile (AirtelMoney / MPESA / TigoPesa). Use Payment Reference Number generated at preliminary registration during online application.
     
  4. Applicants with foreign secondary school certificates should arrange with the National Examinations Council (NECTA) for equivalence translation before lodging their applications.
     
  5. Application Deadline First Round: 25th August, 2018; Second Round: 7th September,2018 and Third Round: 21st  September, 2018
  6. For more information please visit www.sua.ac.tz

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

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

Telephone No:  0744 555 448 OR 0692 862 360
Email: admission@sua.ac.tz   
Web:
www.dus.sua.ac.tz

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