Master of Science in Agroforestry

Programme learning outcome: The programme is designed to produce Agroforestry professionals to serve in the promotion, management, training, research, extension and consultancy in Agroforestry

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Programme Availability
College of Forestry Wildlife and Tourism
Host Department
Department of Forest and Environmental Economics
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Core courses
Course Ante    Course title        
                    
WM 600    Biostatistics                
FBA 601    Research Methods in Agroforestry                
FBA 602    Agroforestry concepts, systems & management                
FBA 603    Woody perennials selection & evaluation.                
FBA 604    Component Interactions in Agroforestry Systems.                
FBA 605    Productivity, Improvement & Sustainability in Agroforestry Systems.                
FBA 606    Soil and Water Management in Agroforestry                
FBA 607    Economics of Agroforestry                
FBA 608    Agroforestry and Ecological Restoration                

Elective courses
FBA 609    Agroforestry Technologies Dissemination & Extension.                
FBA 610    Resources Characterization and Management Options in Agroforestry                
FBA 611    Plant Propagation                
FBA 612    Agroforestry and Poverty Reduction.                
FBA 613    Pest and Diseases Management in Agroforestry                
AS 605    Range and Pasture Management                
CS 604    Soil water-plant Relationship                
LU 603    Principles of Land Use Planning                
SS 604    Soil Fertility and Management                
FBA = Forest Biology/Agroforestry

6.2 Teaching schedule
6.2.1 Semester 1: (a) Core Courses
Course Ante    Course title        
                    
WM 600    Biostatistics                
FBA 602    Agroforestry concepts, systems & management                
FBA 603    Woody perennials selection & evaluation.                
FBA 604    Component Interactions in Agroforestry Systems.                
FBA 605    Productivity, Improvement & Sustainability in Agroforestry Systems.                
: (b) Electives
FBA 609    Agroforestry Technologies Dissemination & Extension.                
FBA 611    Plant Propagation                
FBA 612    Agroforestry and Poverty Reduction                
FBA 613    Pest and Diseases Management in Agroforestry                

6.2.2 Semester 2: (a) Core Courses
FBA 601    Research Methods in Agroforestry                
FBA 606    Soil and Water Management in Agroforestry                
FBA 607    Economics of Agroforestry                
FBA 608    Agroforestry and Ecological Restoration                
: (b) Elective courses
FBA 610    Resources Characterization and Management Options in Agroforestry                
AS 605    Range and Pasture Management                
CS 604    Soil water-plant Relationship                
LU 603    Principles of Land Use Planning                
SS 604    Soil Fertility and Management                
 

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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