Masters of Science in Epidemiology

Upon successful completion of the degree programme, a graduate should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of (i) concepts and methods of epidemiology, (ii) research methods in epidemiology, (iii) data handling and interpretation using different statistical packages (iv) disease surveillance and control in animal and human populations and (v) issues related to policy formulation and decision making.

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Programme Availability
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Host Department
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

TEACHING

CORE COURSE 

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE                               
VM 621    Research Methods                
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management                
PVM 601    Applied Epidemiology and Risk Analysis                
EPI 630    Epidemiologic Methods                
VM 700    Dissertation                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES                
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE                
EPI 623    Practical Research Design, Management and Presentation                
EPI 625    Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases                
EPI 626    Epidemiology of Non-infectious Conditions                
EPI 631    Field Epidemiology                
EPI 627    Molecular Epidemiology                
HN 601    Nutritional Epidemiology                
EPI 628    Environmental Epidemiology                
EPI 629    Special Study in Epidemiology                

Minimum Admission qualifications
The following shall be eligible for registration for the MSc. Epidemiology degree programme:
(i) A holder of a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM), Doctor of Medicine (MD),  BSc.  Food Science and Technology, BSc. Home economics and Human Nutrition, BSc. Environmental Sciences and Management or equivalent from a recognised institution with a credit or distinction in epidemiology or statistics or other related OR
(ii)  Holders of degrees in other branches of biological sciences with at least a credit in mathematical and/or statistical courses OR
(iii) 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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