Master of Science in Forest Resource Assessment and Management

The programme is to equip students with innovative knowledge, skills and values in integrated forest resource assessment and management in  order to enhance understanding of current forest resources management and environmental issues.

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

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The MSc FoRAM is a full time 2 years programme with coursework during the 1st year and research leading to production of a dissertation during the 2nd year

1st Semester
Core courses
Course Ante    Course title        
                    
WM  600    Biostatistics                
WM  601    Research Methods, Planning & Management                
FMM 600    Advanced Forest Resource Assessment                
FMM 601    Perspectives in Forest Governance                
    Total                

Elective courses
Course Ante    Course title                
FO    602    Computer Applications in the Management of Natural Resources                
FMM 605    Integrated Research Methodologies                
FO    636    Forestry in Rural Development                
FOE  600    Natural Resource Economics                
MN  601    Conservation and management of Natural Resources in the Tropics                
    Total                

2nd Semester Core courses

Course Ante    Course title        
                    
FO    632    Forest Resource Management                
FMM 602    Environmental and Social Impact Assessment                
FMM 603    Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing: Applications in Forestry                
FMM 604    Climate Change and Forestry                
                    

Elective courses
Course Ante    Course title                
MN  606    Ecology and Tropical Biology                
FO    612    Tropical Vegetation and Plant Ecology                
DS    607    Natural Resource Assessment for Development Planning, utilization and Conservation                
DS    602    Population and Development                
FOE  606    Entrepreneurship in Natural Resources                
                    


 

A candidate shall be eligible for registration for the Master degree in Forest Resource Assessment and Management if she/he has honours University Degree in Forestry or related forest subjects from SUA or any recognized institution with forest resources related subjects.

In addition, candidates with a PASS in biological subjects from SUA or other recognized Universities BUT with shown evidence of extensive fieldwork or research related to discipline of forest resources shall also be eligible for admission.

 

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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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