Masters of Science in Applied Microbiology 

Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of (i) molecular basis of microbial disease pathogenesis (ii) research methods in applied microbiology (iii) roles of microbes, in bio-engineering, bio-processing and bio- remediation and (iv) host defence mechanisms against microbes.

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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

TEACHING
        
CORE COURSES
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        

VM 621    Research Methods                
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management                
MAM 601    Advanced Microbiology                
MBB 601    Molecular Biology                
VM 700    Dissertation                
                
Specialty core courses in Bacteriology and Mycology
MAM 602    Bacteriology and Mycology                
MAM 603    Diagnostic Bacteriology and Mycology                
                
Specialty core courses in Virology
MAM 604    Virology                
MAM 605    Diagnostic Virology                
                
Specialty core courses in Immunology
MAM 606    Advanced Immunology                
MAM 607    Vaccine development and Immune Therapeutics                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
MAM 608    Development of Diagnostic, Research Facilities and Initiatives in Microbiology                
MAM 609    Industrial Microbiology                
MAM 610    Environmental Microbiology                
MAM 611    Laboratory Quality Control and Validating New Products                
MAM 612    Emerging and Re- emerging Diseases and Zoonoses                
MAM 613    Food and Feed Microbiology                
MAM 614    Immunology                
MAM 615    Medical Microbiology and Virology                
                

Minimum admission qualifications
A candidate shall be eligible for registration for the Masters degree in Applied Microbiology if he/she has either,
(i)    University Degree in biological sciences from SUA or from a recognized institution with a credit or distinction in at least 4 courses related to microbiology OR
(ii)    Veterinary, Medical, Dental or Nursing degree from a recognized institution with a credit or distinction in Microbiology OR
(iii)    Honours degree (normally first or upper second class) or Advanced diploma (2nd Upper Class) in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, or other qualifications in health sciences or biomedical discipline, from a recognized institution OR
(iv)    Candidates with a Pass degree and previous substantial work experience in microbiology or veterinary/medical scientific posts.

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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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