Master of Science in Biochemistry

Candidates graduating from this master's degree will be expected to have skills in (i) integrating the content of different biosciences at a molecular level, (ii) analyzing the molecular mechanisms that operate in human beings and other mammalian species and identifying their applications, (iii) analyzing the possibilities of biochemistry uses  in social environment, taking into account economic, regulatory, legal and ethical aspects, (iv) resolving  problems  related  to  biology  research  at  the  molecular  level  and   demonstrating understanding of the biochemical complexity of living beings and (v) identifying and using bio-computing tools to contribute to genomics, proteomics and biomedicine

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Programme Availability
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Host Department
Department of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

CORE COURSES
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSE
VM 621    Research Methods                
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management                
VP 600    Instrumentation                
PC 601    Structure and Function of Protein                
VPC 602    Molecular Biophysics and Enzymology                
VPC 603    Molecular Mechanism of Growth, Development and Senescence                
MBB 602    Receptors and Signal Transudation                
VPC 605    Advanced Molecular                
VM 700    Dissertation                
SUB TOTAL                    
ELECTIVE COURSES
MBB 601    Molecular Biology                
VPB 605    Biochemistry Overview                
VPB 606    Forensic Science                
VPB 607    Nutritional Biochemistry                
VPB 608    Plant Biochemistry                
MAM 601    Advanced Microbiology                
MTP 604    Applied Parasitology                
SUB TOTAL                

Minimum admission qualifications

A candidate shall be eligible for registration for the Masters degree in Biochemistry if he/she has;
(i)    University Degree in biological sciences from SUA or from a recognized institution with a Credit or distinction in at least 4 subjects related to biochemistry OR
(ii)    Medicine, Dental or Nursing degree from a recognized institution with a Credit or distinction in Biochemistry OR
(iii)    Honors 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 will also be considered for admission if they have satisfied the department/faculty that they have exhibited academic potential through extensive  field work, subsequent research experience and/or additional training.

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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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