Masters of Science in Pharmacology

Candidates graduating from this master's degree will be expected to have skills in (i) applied research methods used in all aspects of pharmacology, (ii) the structure and functions of organs of healthy and diseased animals and their response to different xenobiotics and (iii) drug distribution, metabolism and elimination.

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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

COURSE ANTE    
COURSE TITLE                
CORE COURSE
VM 621    Research Methods                
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management                
VPT 601    Principles and Methods in Pharmacology                
VPT 602    Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics                
VPT 603    Analytical Techniques in Pharmacology                
VPT 604    Veterinary Pharmacy and Drug Regulations                
VPT 605    Ethno Pharmacology                
VM 700    Dissertation                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
VPT 607    Toxicological Methods                
MAM 607    Vaccine Development and Immune Therapeutics                
VPT 609    Clinical Pharmacology                
                
 

Minimum admission requirements
A candidate shall be eligible for registration for the Master degree in Pharmacology if he/she has either,
(i)    Holders of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) from SUA or another recognized university with at least a credit in pharmacology OR
(ii)    Holders of Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Bachelor of Pharmacy from a recognized institution with at least a credit in pharmacology OR
(iii)    Holders of Bachelor of Laboratory Sciences and Biotechnology from SUA or any other equivalent institutions, who took and obtained at least a credit in pharmacology as an elective or
 
(iv)    Holders of Bachelor of Nursing from a recognized university with at least a credit in pharmacology OR
(v)    Candidates with a Pass degree will be considered for admission if they have satisfied the department / faculty that they have exhibited academic potential through extensive field work, subsequent research experience and/or additional training in pharmacology.

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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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