Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics

To produce graduates with knowledge and skills essential for transforming the agro-food sectors and rural economy.

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Programme Availability
School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies
Host Department
Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1: CORE COURSE
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TTLE
    
CAEC 501    Microeconomics
CAEC 502    Mathematics for Economists
CAEC 503    Statistics for Economists

CAEC 504    Issues in Agriculture and Applies Economics
CAEC 505    Production Economics
CAEC 506    Macroeconomics
CAEC 507    Econometrics

CAEC 508    Research Methods and Management

Electives Courses (To choose at least 2 except for agribusiness)

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TTLE
    
CAEE 5101    Social Organization in Agriculture
CAEE 5102    Gender and Economic Development
CAEE 5103    Project Planning & Management
CAEE 5111    Environmental Valuation and Policy
CAEE 5112    Quantitative Methods in Environment Economics
CAEE 5113    Natural Resource Economics & Management
CAEE 5121    Consumer Demand Analysis
CAEE 5122    Quantitative Analysis of Agricultural Policies
CAEE 5123    Food Policy Analysis
CAEE 5124    International Trade and Policy
CAEE 5131    Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis
 
CAEE 5132    Factor Market Analysis
CAEE 5133    Farm Management and Production
CAEE 5134    Farming Systems and Sustainable Livelihood Analysis
CAEE 5135    
Science and Technology Policy Analysis
CAEE 5143    
Quantitative Methods in Agribusiness Management
CAEE 5144    Microfinance

Foundation/Required Courses
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TTLE
    
CAEC 510    Institutional and Behavioural  Economics
CAEF 511    Environment and Natural Resource Management
CAEF 512    Agricultural Policy Analysis
CAEF 513    Agricultural and Rural Development
CAEF 514    Agribusiness Management
CAER 5141    Finance and Risk Management

CAER 5142    Agribusiness Supply Chain Management
CAER 515    Thesis

SEMESTER 2:
COURSE ANTE    
COURSE TITLE
CAEC 505    Production Economics
CAEC 506    Macroeconomics
CAEC 508    Research Methods and Management
CAEC 506    Macroeconomics
CAEC 507    Econometrics
 
 

1) A candidate shall either hold a relevant honours degree of Sokoine University of Agriculture or a
qualification from an approved institution of higher learning, deemed to be equivalent to an honours degree
of Sokoine University of Agriculture.

2) Candidates who hold unclassified degrees (e.g. BVM) should have a credit or a distinction in the subject of
intended Master’s degree. Candidates wishing to pursue the Master of Preventive Medicine degree shall be
required to have at least credits in any five subjects of the BVM degree or its equivalent.

3) Candidates with pass degree may also be considered for admission if their undergraduate performance in
the proposed subject of study was a B Grade average or above and they have satisfied the relevant
Academic Units that they have exhibited academic potential through extensive field work, subsequent
research experience and/or additional training.

4) With the exception of the MPVM and MBA (Agribusiness) which are one year and one and half years
degree programmes respectively, all other Master degree programmes are tenable for two years for full time
students and three years for part time students. In the case of full time students, the first year is for
coursework, while the second year is for research and dissertation writing.
 

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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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