Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine

This programme is designed to train and strengthen public veterinarians’ ability to manage (perform planning, regulatory and monitoring functions and in formulating appropriate policies designed to improve the livestock industry), official livestock and veterinary services. Graduates will be equipped with consultancy skills for the private, civil and public sectors on different aspects of animal health and livestock policy.      

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Programme Availability
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Host Department
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
1 Year

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

This is a 12 months programme by coursework and a limited research assignment leading to production of an examinable research paper.

TEACHING

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
CORE COURSE            
AS 600    Research Methods and Statistical Analysis            
VM 609    Principles of Epidemiology            
VM 611    Management and Analysis of Animal Health Data            
PVM 600    Ecology and Control of Infectious Diseases            
PVM 601    Livestock Production Systems            
PVM 602    Evaluation of Technologies and Interventions            
PVM 603    Research Project in Preventive Medicine            
            

ELECTIVES COURSES
PVM 604    Animal Health Services            
PVM 605    Special Study in Preventive Medicine            
VPY 605    Toxicology            
VMP 601    Bacteriology            
VMP 602    Virology            
VMP 603    Immunology            
VMP 616    Molecular Biology            
VMP 617    Applied Parasitology            
VP 601    Diagnostic Pathology            
VM 608    Herd Health and Disease Control            
VM 606    Wildlife and Fish Medicine            
VM 617    Zoonoses            
VST 615    Physiology and Pathology of Reproduction            
EE 605    Agricultural Administration and Management            
EE 602    Agricultural Extension            
DS 601    Design of Rural Projects and Programmes            
DS 608    Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation of Rural Development Projects and Programmes     

Minimum Entry Qualifications
The following shall be eligible for registration for the MPVM degree: A holder of a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) of Sokoine University of Agriculture or its equivalent. In addition, the candidate shall be required to have scored at least FIVE B grades or its equivalent in the undergraduate BVM Programme.

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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.

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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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