Master of Science in Management of Natural Resources for Sustainable Agriculture

The programme is designed to enable graduates to develop a system orientation and awareness of the complex social, economic and ecological factors involved in natural resource management and agricultural production systems, thus students are expected to work with peers and farmers.

  • ABOUT PROGRAMME
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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

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE    
CORE COURSES
AEA 600    Statistics
EE 600    Research Planning and Management
AE 601    Introduction to Computer Programming
MN 601    Conservation and Management of Natural Resources in the Tropics
MN 602    Resource Economics
MN 603    Tropical Production Systems
MN 604    Seminar
MN 605    Resource Assessment
ELECTIVE COURSES
MN 606    Ecology and Tropical Biology
MN 607    Social Anthropology
MN 608    Sustainable Agriculture
MN 609    Development Economics
MN 610    Project Appraisal
MN 611    Applied Social Anthropology
DS   604    Political Economy and Agrarian change

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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