Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences and Management

The main aim of the program is to produce a graduate with theoretical and practical skills in environmental issues and the ability to deal effectively yet sensitively with complex environmental, meteorological and social problems arising at the local, national and global level.

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Programme Availability
Solomon Mahlangu College of Science and Education
Host Department
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

TEACHING

SEMESTER 1

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                 

                                                                            

CORE COURSES

BL 100  Introductory Cell Biology and Genetics                                                         

ENV 100               Fundamentals of Microbiology                                                       

MTH 104              General Mathematics I                                                     

 

ENV 110               General Chemistry                                                             

ENV 111               Introduction to Meteorology                                                            

ENV 114               Environmental Geomorphology                                                      

ENV 101               Fundamentals of Ecology and Ecosystems                                                  

                                                               

ELECTIVES COURSES

DS 100   Principal, Theories and Contemporary issues of Development                                                 

SC 100*                Communication Skills I                                                    

EE 101   Introductory Sociology                                                     

RD 111  Introduction to Natural Resource Management                                                          

* Audit Course

 

SEMESTER 2

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                 

                                                                               

CORE COURSES

ENV 103               Biochemistry                                                       

ENV 102               Botany                                                 

ENV 113               Meteorological Instrumentation                                                      

MTH 106              Introductory Statistics                                                       

SC 101   Communication Skills II                                                   

MTH 107              General Mathematics II                                                    

CIT 100 Computer Applications                                                     

                                                               

ELECTIVES COURSES

AE 101/AE 111/FT 101     Introduction to Engineering drawing                                                              

EE 105   Principles of Administration and Management                                                            

MTH 108              Numerical Methods I                                                         

                                                               

                                                               

 

SEMESTER 3

 

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                 

                                                                               

CORE COURSES

ENV 200               Environmental Chemistry                                                

ENV 201               Hydrogeology and Water Resource Management                                                      

ENV 202               Atmospheric Physics                                                          

ENV 210               Environmental Microbiology                                                           

ENV 211               Occupational Health Hazards and Safety Practices                                                   

MTH 201              Biometry                                                              

                                                               

ELECTIVES COURSES

MTH 202              Numerical Methods II                                                       

*SC 100                Communication Skills I                                                    

 

MTH 203              General Mathematics III                                                  

**RD 201             Introduction to Gender and Development                                                    

                                                               

                                                               

* Audit Course

** RD 201 is a pre-requisite course for RD 301 Gender and Development

 

SEMESTER 4

 

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                 

                                                                               

CORE COURSES

ENV 203               Remote Sensing and

GIS in Environmental Studies                                                          

ENV 204               Mining and the Environment                                                           

ENV 205               Land and Water Pollution and Control                                                          

ENV 206               Climatology                                                         

ENV 209               Environmental Analytical Chemistry                                                             

ENV 212               Biodiversity and Conservation                                                        

ENV 221               Research Methodology                                                     

                                                               

ELECTIVES COURSES                                                   

ENV 207               Synoptic Meteorology I                                                    

ENV 208               Dynamic Meteorology I                                                    

MTH 204              Numerical Methods III                                                     

ENV 220               Environmental Economics                                                               

ENV 213               Radioactivity and Environmental Radiology                                                               

 

SEMESTER 5

 

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                 

                                                                               

CORE COURSES

ENV 300               Waste Management                                                          

ENV 301               Applied Climatology                                                          

ENV 312               Environmental Toxicology                                                               

ENV 320               Environmental Law and Legislation                                                              

ENV 321               Research Project I                                                              

ENV 323               Global Environmental Policies and Advocacy                                                             

                                                               

ELECTIVES COURSES                                                   

*SC 100                Communication Skills I                                                    

ENV 302               Synoptic Meteorology II                                                   

ENV 303               Dynamic Meteorology II                                                  

RD 202  Natural Resources Management                                                     

ENV 313               Technology, Energy and the                                                            

 

                Environment                                                       

RD 301  Gender and Development                                                 

* Audit Course

 

SEMESTER 6

 

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                 

                                                                               

CORE COURSES

ENV 310               Biotechnology and the Environment                                                             

ENV 322               Research Project II                                                            

ENV 306               Environmental Impact Assessment                                                

ENV 311               Environmental Health Management and Ecological Restoration                                                            

ENV 307               Air Pollution, Prevention and Control                                                             

ENV 309               Global Climate Change and Disaster Management                                                    

                                                               

ELECTIVES COURSES

ENV 308               Meteorological Data Analysis and Display Systems                                                   

ENV 304               Tropical Meteorology                                                        

ENV 314               Environmental Horticulture                                                             

 

Admission for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Management requires 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.

 Tshs 1,263,000 per year.

  1. Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system “Application for Admission” button at www.suanet.ac.tz. (See guide for online application below) or physically submit the forms to the admission office (Room No. 223 and 224 in the Administration Block). 
     
  2. Applications to all programs must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of ten thousand Tanzania shillings (10,000/=) only.
     
  3. Payment can be made through M-pesa, Tigo pesa, Airtel money, Halopesa, Master card, Visa card. Instructions on these modes of payment are contained in the application form during the application process.
     
  4. Application fee cqan also be paid at CRDB bank, Sim-banking, Fahari Huduma, using the invoice number generated at preliminary registration during online application. Detailed instructions on how to effect payment are provided on the application panel.
     
  5. Some instructions, including the Invoice number are sent to your e-mail after filling the first application page.
     
  6. Applications must be accompanied (uploaded at application) by genuine copies of relevant certificates and a passport size photograph. Applications without photocopies of certificates will not be considered
     
  7. Applicants with foreign secondary school certificates should arrange with the National Examinations Council (NECTA) for equivalence translation before lodging their applications.
     
  8. Applicants should meet the minimum stated qualifications; otherwise such application will not be processed.
     
  9. Application Deadline for 2017/2018 Application = 30th August, 2017

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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: 0765997885 OR 0692762372

Email: admission@suanet.ac.tz

 

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