Masters of Science in Comparative Animal Physiology

Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of (i) basic and applied research methods. in all aspects of physiology, (ii) the functions of organs and bodysystems of healthy animals and (iii) the pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of the common physiological disorders that occur in animals.

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Programme Availability
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Host Department
Department of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

TEACHING

CORE COURSE

ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
VM 621    Research Methods                
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management                
CAP 601    General Principle of Physiology                
CAP 602    Comparative Cardio pulmonary and Renal Physiology                
CAP 603    Comparative Neuro-endocrine and Muscle Physiology                
CAP 604    Comparative Nutritional Physiology                
CAP 605    Comparative Reproductive Physiology                
CAP 606    Physiological Techniques                
VM 700    Dissertation                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
VA 601    Comparative Functional Anatomy                
ACB 611    Cell Biology                
CAP 607    Physiology of Marine Mammals and Fish                
CAP 608    Avian Physiology                
VA 610    Comparative Wildlife Anatomy                
CAP 609    Physiology of Exercise and Special Environments                
                

Minimum  admission qualifications
A candidate shall be eligible for registration for the Masters degree in Comparative Animal Physiology if he/she has;
(i)    University Degree in biological sciences from SUA or from any other recognized institution with a credit or distinction in at least 2 subjects related to Physiology OR
(ii)    Medicine, Dental or Nursing degree from a recognized institution with a credit or distinction in Physiology, Anatomy OR
(iii)    Honours degree (normally first or upper second class) or Advanced diploma (2nd Upper Class) in Physiology, Wildlife, 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 and/ or additional training in relevant disciplines.
 

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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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