Masters of Science in Public Health and Food Safety

Graduates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of (i) concepts and advances in public health and food safety, (ii) zoonotic and food-borne diseases, (iii) principles and methods in food borne disease surveillance  and control, (iv) management of public health programmes, (v) policies and legislations related to public health and (vi) food quality control and assurance.

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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

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSE
VM 621    Research Methods                
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management                
MPF 600    Food Borne Disease Surveillance and Control                
VM 616    Food Microbiology and Hygiene                
VM 617    Zoonoses                
VM 615    Food Quality Control and Inspection                
MPF602    Food Safety Risk Analysis                
VM 700    Dissertation                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
MPF601    Food Processing and Preservation                
VM 614    Environmental Hygiene and Water Quality Control                
MPF 604    Molecular Epidemiology                
FS 602    Food  Biotechnology                
MTP 604    Applied Parasitology                
                

General elective courses
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
MTP 608    Immunology of Parasitic Diseases                
VM 617    Zoonoses                
MTP 609    Emerging and Re-emerging Parasitic Diseases                
MTP 610    Tropical Malacology and Snail Control                
                


 

Minimum admission qualifications
(i) Holder of a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM); Doctor of Medicine (MD); Doctor of Dentistry (DD); BSc (Nursing); BSc (Pharmacy); BSc (Food Science and Technology); BSc (Home Economics and Human Nutrition); BSc (Public Health); or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution

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(ii) Candidates with a Pass degree will be considered for admission if their undergraduate performance in public health or related subjects was a “B” grade average or above and/or have exhibited academic potential through 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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