Masters of Science in Parasitology

Graduates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of (i) ecological factors associated with parasitic diseases of man, domestic and wild animals, (ii) methods for diagnosis and control of parasitic diseases of man, domestic and wild animals and (iii) research methods in parasitology.

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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

CORE COURSES
COURSE ANTE    
COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
VM621    Research methods                
VM622    Statistics and Data Management                
MTP 604    Applied Parasitology                
MTP 605    Parasite Ecology and Epidemiology                
MTP 606    Experimental Parasitology                
MBB 601    Molecular Biology                
VM 700    Dissertation                
                
Specialization CORE courses in Helminthology
MTP 601    Helminthology                
                
Specialization CORE courses in Protozoology
MTP 602    Protozoology                
                
Specialization CORE courses in Entomology
MTP 603    Entomology                
        

Minimum admission qualifications
A candidate shall be eligible for registration for the Masters degree in Parasitology if he/she has either,
(i)    University Degree in Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Science from SUA or from a recognized institution with an average of B grade or above in parasitological related subjects OR
(ii)    Medicine, Dental or Nursing degree from a recognized institution with a Credit or distinction in Parasitology OR
(iii)    Upper second class Honours degree in Biological Sciences; Wildlife, or Zoology OR
(iv)    First Class Advanced diploma in Anatomy, Biotechnology, Biology, Zoology or other qualifications in life sciences or biomedical discipline, from a recognized institution OR
(v)    Candidates with Pass degree will be considered for admission if their undergraduate performance in the proposed subject of study is a B grade average or above AND they have satisfied the department that they have exhibited academic potential through extensive field work, subsequent research experience and/or additional training.

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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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