MSc in Irrigation Engineering and Management

The programme is aimed at developing the required human resource base in the region to address issues related to utilisation and management of water resources for sustainable crop production.  Specifically, the programme is designed to:
(i) Provide the student with the knowledge and skills needed to design, operate and maintain irrigation systems and the associated water supply and drainage networks at scheme, farm and field levels; and also
(ii) Impart creativity to enable the student develop solutions to management problems, particularly those which limit the successful operation of irrigation schemes.

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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

(i)    

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
CORE COURSES
IE 603    Surface Irrigation Systems
IE 604    Pressurised Irrigation Systems
AE 608    Drainage and Land Reclamation
IE 601    Crop Water Requirements
IE 602    Hydrology
AE 605    Soil and Water Conservation
ELECTIVES COURSES
AE 601    Introduction to Computer Programming
AE 600    Instrumentation and Measurement in Agricultural Engineering
IE 608    Ground Water Resources Development

SEMESTER 2
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
CORE COURSES
EE 600    Research Planning and Management
AE 617    Project Planning and Management
AE 619    Soil-Plant-Water Relations
AE 620    Agricultural Water Management
IE 600    Statistics for Technology
IE 605    Business Studies
SUB TOTAL
ELECTIVES COURSES
AE 616    Agricultural Education and Farming Systems
IE 607    Hydraulic Structures
IE 606    Operations Research
 

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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