Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Graduates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of (i) new concepts in molecular biology and biotechnology and (ii) research methods in molecular biology and biotechnology.

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Programme Availability
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Host Department
Department of Microbiology, Parasitology and Biotechnology
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        

                    
CORE COURSES
VM 621    Research Methods                
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management                
MBB 601    Molecular Biology                
MBB 602    Advanced Molecular Biology                
MBB 603    Genetic Engineering                
MBB 604    Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics                
MBB 605    Techniques in Molecular and Cellular Biology                
MBB 606    Socio-Economic Aspects of Biotechnology                
MBB 607    Applied Biotechnology                
VM 700    Dissertation                
                

Specialty Core Courses in Industrial Microbial Biotechnology
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE                
MBB 608    Industrial Microbial Biotechnology                
SUB TOTAL                

Specialty Core Courses in Environmental Biotechnology
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE                
MBB 609    Environmental Biotechnology                
SUB TOTAL                

Specialty Core Courses in Plant Biotechnology
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE                
CS 609    Plant Biotechnology                
SUB TOTAL                

Specialty Core Courses in Food Biotechnology
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE                
FS 601    Food Biotechnology                
SUB TOTAL                

Specialty Core Courses in Animal Biotechnology
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE                
MBB 610    Animal Biotechnology                
SUB TOTAL                

Specialty Core Courses in One health
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE                
MBB 619    One health                
SUB TOTAL                
Specialty Core Courses in Biomedical Technology
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE                
MBB 611    Biomedical Technology                
SUB TOTAL                

ELECTIVE COURSES
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
MBB 612    Molecular Genetics                
MBB 613    Advanced Molecular Genetics                
MBB 614    Molecular Parasitology                
MBB 615    Molecular Bacteriology and Mycology                
MBB 616    Molecular Virology                
MBB 617    Microbial Genetics                
MAM 606    Advanced Immunology                
CS 603    Crop Physiology and Modeling                
CAP 601    General Principles of Physiology                
VPB 605    Biochemistry Overview                
                

Minimum admission qualifications
The following shall be eligible for registration for the MSc. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology degree programme:
(i)    Holder of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited University and holders of BSc. degree in different biological sciences (Microbiology, Biochemistry, Zoology etc) Animal Science, Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Medical laboratory technology may apply to this programme OR
(ii)    Candidates with a Pass degree and previous substantial work experience in molecular biology and/or biotechnology will also be eligible.

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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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