MSc in Agricultural Engineering

Programme learning outcome: The programme is designed to train students to contribute to agricultural development through the application of engineering principles and techniques to agricultural production problems, both pre-and post-harvest, and through the management of projects in which engineering plays a significant role.
 

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Programme Availability
College of Agriculture
Host Department
Department of Engineering Sciences and Technology
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
AEA 600    Statistics
EE 600    Research Planning and Management
AE 601    Introduction to Programming
AE 600    Instrumentation and Measurement in Agricultural Engineering
AE 617    Project Planning
AE 619    Soil Plant Water Relations
AE 621    MSc Dissertation
ELECTIVE COURSES
AE 602    Photogrammetry, Airphoto Interpretation and Remote Sensing
AE 603    Land Resource Planning
AE 604    Land Resource Management
AE 605    Soil and Water Conservation
AE 606    Thermodynamics
AE 607    Irrigation Design
AE 608    Drainage and Land Reclamation
AE 609    Properties of Crop Materials
AE 610    Crop Drying
AE 611    Crop Processing
AE 612    Storage and Material Handling & Farm Structures Design
AE 613    Agricultural Machinery Operations & Management
AE 614    Design & Manufacturing of Agricultural Machinery
AE 615    Soil and Tractor Implement Mechanics
AE 616    Agricultural Extension and Farming Systems
AE 618    Hydrology and Agrometeorology
AE 620    Agricultural Water Management
 
 

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.

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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