MSc in Human Nutrition

The programme is designed to train highly skilled postgraduates to be professionals in nutrition and related fields, who will be able to undertake advanced research and plan for the implementation of nutrition improvement programmes at all levels in the country for the alleviation of nutrition insecurity problems. 
 

  • ABOUT PROGRAMME
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Programme Availability
College of Agriculture
Host Department
Department of Food Technology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

CORE COURSES    
AEA 600    Statistics    
EE 600    Research Planning Management    
HN 600    Body Composition & Energy Balance    
HN 601    Nutritional Epidemiology    
HN 602    Nutritional Anthropology    
HN 603    Nutrition and Diseases    
HN 604    Food Security    
HN 605    Maternal and Child Nutrition    
HN 606    Community Nutritional Assessment    
HN 607  Micro-nutrient Nutrition
HN 608  Nutritional Biochemistry
HN 609    Nutrition Interventions    
    
ELECTIVE COURSES    
HN 610    Geriatric Nutrition and Counselling    
FS 603    Food Processing and Nutrition    
FS 605    Food Hygiene, Quality Control and Legislation    
DS 603    Gender and Development    
DS 608    Design, Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation of Rural Development Projects/Programmes 

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_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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