MSc in Land Use Planning and Management

The programme is geared towards developing the required human resource base in the region to address issues related to planning and management of land resources. Specifically, the programme is designed to:
(1) impart operating capabilities in the use of remotely sensed data;
(2) induce awareness in environmental protection; and
(3) strengthen competence and practical skills in rural development and sustainable agriculture.
 

  • ABOUT PROGRAMME
  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • TUITION FEES
  • HOW TO APPLY
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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

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
CORE COURSES
SS 603    Soil Genesis, Survey and Land Evaluation
LU 601    Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation
AE 605    Soil and Water Conservation
LU 602    Geographic Information System
LU 604    Agricultural Meteorology

ELECTIVE COURSE
LU 600    Introductory Geomorphology
AE 601    Introduction to Computer Programming
AE 600    Instrumentation and Measurement in Agricultural Engineering
MN 606    Ecology and Tropical Biology

SEMESTER 2
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
CORE COURSES
EE 600    Research Planning and Management
LU 603    Principles of Land Use Planning
AE 617    Project Planning and Management
IE 605    Business Studies
IE 600    Statistics for Technology

ELECTIVE COURSES
SS 610    Soil Mineralogy
AE 616    Agricultural Extension and Farming Systems
AE 619    Soil – Plant - Water Relations
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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