MSc in Soil Science and Land Management

The programme is designed to train the candidates for research and teaching positions in educational and research institutions, research administration and extension in government departments and parastatal organizations. The programme also aims at training candidates for self-employment in the agricultural sector.
 

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

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
EE 600    Research Planning and Management
AEA 600    Statistics
SS 600    Introduction to Computing
SS 602    Soil Chemistry
SS 603    Soil Genesis, Survey and Land Evaluation
SS 604    Soil Fertility Management
SS 605    Soil and Water Management
SS 615    MSc Dissertation

ELECTIVES COURSES
SS 601    Soil Physics
SS 606    Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry
SS 607    Chemistry of Soil Organic Matter
SS 608    Plant Nutrition
SS 609    Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing
SS 610    Soil Mineralogy
SS 611    Salt Affected Soils
SS 612    Soil Micromorphology
SS 613    Agro-meteorology
SS 614    Soil and Water Pollution
 
 

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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