Master of Science in Wildlife Management

The programme aims at training human resource with requisite entrepreneurial knowledge and skills in the discipline of wildlife management, with emphasis on the management and administration of wildlife resources.

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

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

TEACHING

Year 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSE
WM 600    Biostatistics                
WM 601    Research Methods, Planning and Management                
WM 602    Wildlife Resource Assessment                
WM 603    Wildlife Protected Area Management                
WM 604    Wildlife Economics and Entrepreneurship                
WM 605    Capture, Care and Transportation of Wildlife                
WM 606    Wildlife Ecology and Conservation                
WM 607    Wildlife Extension, Communication and Community Development                
WM 617    Ecotourism Planning and Management                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
WM 608    Wildlife Policies and Jurisprudence                
WM 609    Animal Behaviour                
WM 610    Biodiversity Conservation                
WM 611    Sustainable Utilization of Wildlife in the Tropics                
WM612    Wildlife Population and Ecosystem Health                
WM 613    Plant Community Ecology                
WM 614    Animal Kingdom                
WM 615    Conservation Genetics                
WM 616    Wetlands Conservation                
WM 618    Social Ecology of Natural Resources                
WM 619    Pest Management                
WM 620    Wildlife Diseases and Diagnostics                
WM 621    Risk Assessment and Modeling                
WM 622    Wildlife Ranching and Farming                
WM 623    Special Study                

ASSESMENT
 

Minimum Entry Qualifications
The following shall be eligible for admission:
(i)    Holders of Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management of SUA with a minimum of lower second or from other institutions recognised by the SUA Senate.
(ii)    Holders of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree of SUA or from other institutions recognised by the SUA Senate. In addition, the candidate shall have scored at least FIVE  B grades or its equivalent in the undergraduate BVM Programme.
(iii)    Holders of Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Animal Science, and Agriculture General, of SUA with a minimum of lower second or from other institutions recognised by the SUA Senate.
(iv)    Holders of Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Biology, Wildlife Ecology, Range  Management with a minimum of lower second from other institutions recognised by the SUA Senate.
(v)    Candidates with Pass degree in the relevant field will be considered for admission if they have exhibited academic potential through extensive fieldwork, subsequent research experience and/or additional training.
(vi)    Holders of Postgraduate Diploma in Wildlife Management from other institutions recognised by SUA Senate.

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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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