Master of Science in Ecosystems Science and Management

The programme is designed to impart high level of competence to professionals involved in ecosystem sciences and management for better research and practical application of the knowledge in conservation and development.

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

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Course Ante    Course title                
Core Courses                
SEMESTER I                
WM 600    Biostatistics                
FBE 601    Research Methods in Ecosystem Sciences                
FBE 602    Landscape Ecology                
FBE 603    Terrestrial Ecosystems                
FBE 604    Aquatic Ecosystems and Stream Ecology                
FBE 605    Ecosystem Valuation and Environmental Accounting                
SEMESTER II                
FBE 606    Assessment and Mapping of Ecosystem Services                
FBE 607    Ecosystem Dynamics and Climate Change                
FBE 608    Biological    Diversity    -    Assessment    and Monitoring                
FBE 609    Ecological Risk and Impact Assessment                
FBE 610    Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition                
    Sub Total                
Elective courses                
FBE 611    Ecosystem Health Management                
FBE 612    Weather and Climate                
FBE 613    Gender,    Ecosystem    Management    and Climate Change                
FBE 614    Ecosystem Restoration                
FBE 615    Governance and Management of Ecosystem Services                
FBE 616    Ecosystem Modeling                
FBE 617    Forest Restoration in Landscapes                
FBE 618    Wetland Ecosystems                
FO 612    Tropical Vegetation and Plant Ecology                
FO 617    Taxonomy of Tropical Forest Trees and Shrubs                
AE 605    Soil and Water Conservation                
LU 603    Principles of Land Use Planning                
WM 606    Wildlife Ecology and Conservation                
FBE 619    Dissertation                
 

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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