MSc in Tropical Animal Production

This programme is designed to train students for extension, research and teaching posts at educational institutions, ministries responsible for agriculture and livestock development, as well as parastatal organizations.
 

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Programme Availability
College of Agriculture
Host Department
Department of Animal Aquaculture and Range Sciences
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
AS 600    Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis
AS 601    Applied Biochemistry
AS 602    Physiology of Reproduction, Growth and Adaptation
AS 603    Comparative Nutrition of Farm Animals
AS 604    Breeding Strategies for Farm Animals
AS 605    Tropical Range and Pasture Management
AS 606    Prevention and Control of Animal Diseases
AS 613    MSc Dissertation

ELECTIVE COURSES
AS 607    Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
AS 608    Tropical Ruminant Livestock Production Systems
AS 609    Non-ruminant Livestock Production System
AS 610    Aquaculture
AS 611    Non-conventional Animal Production
AS 612    Draught Animal Management
AEA 605    Farm Planning and Management
AE 602    Agricultural Extension

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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