Master of Applied Cell Biology

On successful completion of the degree program, the graduate should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: (i) biological products, such as diagnostics and vaccines; (ii) cell clone systems; (iii) cell biology techniques for increased animal and plant productivity, wildlife conservation, control of diseases, and other commercial applications and (iv) applied research in Cell Biology

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Programme Availability
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Host Department
Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Pathology
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSE
VM 621    Research Methods                
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management                
ACB 611    Cell Biology                
ACB 614    Molecular Developmental Biology                
MBB 601    Molecular Biology                
ACB 615    Immunolofluorescence and Immunocytechemistry                
VM 700    Dissertation                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES

ACB 616    Endocrine Technologies and Applications                

ACB 617    Molecular and Developmental Genetics                
MAM 614    Immunology                

ACB 618    Immunohematology and Cancer Therapy                

VPB 602    Molecular biophysics and enzymology                

VPC 605    Quality Assurance and Laboratory Management                

VPB 600    Instrumentation                
                
 

Minimum Entry Qualifications
A candidate shall be eligible for registration for the Masters degree in applied cell biology if he/she has
(i)    University Degree in biological sciences from SUA or from any other recognized institution with a credit or distinction in at least 4 subjects related to cell biology OR
(ii)    Medicine, Dental or Nursing degree from a recognized institution with a credit or distinction in Cell biology, molecular biology or
(iii)    Honours degree (normally first or upper second class) or Advanced diploma (2nd Upper Class) in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, or other qualifications in health sciences or biomedical discipline, from a recognized institution OR
(iv)    Candidates with a Pass degree and previous substantial work experience in biochemistry, Molecular biology, cell biology or veterinary/medical scientific posts.
 

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Application forms can be requested from the undersigned or downloaded from our website:
http://www.suanet.ac.tz/phocadownload/postgraduate_application_forms201…. Such dully-filled
forms can be returned physically or mailed to the undersigned not later than 31st May, 2017 together with
evidence of payment of Shs. 50,000/= or 20$ for foreigners, as application fee. Payments should be made
through A/C NO. 0150076769860 CRDB Bank.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT
THE DIRECTOR,
DIRECTORATE OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES,RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND CONSULTANCY,
SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE,
P.O. BOX 3151, CHUO KIKUU,
MOROGORO, TANZANIA.
Telephone:+255 023-2640013, Fax: +255 023 2640013
E-mail: drpgs@suanet.ac.tz,
Website: http://www.drpgs.suanet.ac.tz/

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