MSc in Agricultural Economics

The programme is designed to train students for professional positions in the public agencies, parastatals, private organizations, teaching and research institutions and private agricultural entrepreneurs.

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Programme Availability
School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies
Host Department
Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

COURSE ANTE COURSE TITLE

CORE COURSES

AEA 600 Statistics

AEA 601 Intermediate Micro-Economics

AEA 602 Intermediate Macro-Economics

EE 600 Research Planning and Management

AEA 620 MSc Dissertation

ELECTIVES COURSES

AEA 603 Survey Methodology

AEA 604 Production Economics

AEA 605 Farm Planning and Management

AEA 606 Advanced Resource Economics

AEA 607 Economic Development

AEA 608 Economic Planning

AEA 609 Agricultural Price Analysis

AEA 610 Advanced Agricultural Management

AEA 611 International Agricultural Trade Policies

AEA 612 Econometrics

AEA 613 Advanced Micro-planning Techniques

EE 601 Rural Sociology

EE 602 Agricultural Extension

EE 605 Agricultural Administration Management

AEA 617 Mathematics for Economics

AEA 618 Food Demand Analysis

AEA 619 Microcomputer Data Handling

1 A candidate shall either hold a relevant honours degree of Sokoine University of Agriculture or a qualification from an approved institution of higher learning, deemed to be equivalent to an honours degree of Sokoine University of Agriculture.

2 Candidates who hold unclassified degrees (e.g. BVM) should have a credit or a distinction in the subject of intended Master’s degree. Candidates wishing to pursue the Master of Preventive Medicine degree shall be required to have at least credits in any five subjects of the BVM degree or its equivalent.

3 Candidates with pass degree may also be considered for admission if their undergraduate performance in the proposed subject of study was a B Grade average or above and they have satisfied the relevant Academic Units that they have exhibited academic potential through extensive field work, subsequent research experience and/or additional training.

4 With the exception of the MPVM and MBA (Agribusiness) which are one year and one and half years degree programmes respectively, all other Master degree programmes are tenable for two years for full time students and three years for part time students. In the case of full time students, the first year is for coursework, while the second year is for research and dissertation writing.
 

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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_forms2017.pdf. 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 RESEARCH AND POSTGRADUATE STUDIES,
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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