Master of Science in Forest Engineering

The programme is aimed to develop managers, researchers, trainers and entrepreneurs in the forest engineering sphere with innovative knowledge, skills and values in management of forest engineering operations in an environment of increasing public scrutiny and environmental concern; with an understanding of the processes and challenges related to the efficient and environmentally acceptable in order to enhance sustainable exploitation of the forest resource within the engineering principles and quality product.

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

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The M.Sc. (FOE) Programme consists 12 credits of coursework and a dissertation. Year 1 will be devoted to coursework while a candidate is expected to conduct research and submit a dissertation not later than 12 months after successful completion of coursework.

The submitted dissertation will be examined by internal and external examiners as stipulated in the Sokoine University of Agriculture Regulations and Guidelines for Postgraduate students.

Code    Title                
CORE                    
Semester 1                    
WLM 600    Biostatistics                
WLM 601    Research Methods, Planning and Management                
FEN 621    Timber Harvesting Systems                
Semester 2                    
FEN 622    Advanced Forest Road Engineering                
FEN 624    Applied Forest Work Studies and Ergonomics                
FEN 629    Forest Operations Planning                
    Subtotal                
ELECTIVES                    
Semester 1                    
FEN 623    Machine Operating Principles                
FEN 626    Design of structures                
FEN 625    Forest Engineering Quantitative Methods                
FOE 606    Natural  Resources Economics                
Semester 2                    
FO 631    Forest Resources Management                
FMM 608    Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing Applications in Forestry                
FOR 602    Computer Applications in the Management of Natural Resources                
YEAR 2                    
    Dissertation                

Sokoine University of Agriculture admission and registration requirements for graduate students applies. Admission into M.Sc. (Forest Operations Engineering.) shall require applicants to have a B.Sc. in Forestry, B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. Applicants whose first degree is considered deficient in forest engineering shall be required to take remedial courses in FEN 201 Logging and ergonomics; and FEN 301 Transportation and Forest Roads after consultation with the Head of Department of Forest Engineering.

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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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