Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management

The main aim of the program is to produce wildlife graduates who are equipped with technical, analytical, managerial and entrepreneurial skills in wildlife management and related industries for sustainable development.

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Programme Availability
College of Forestry Wildlife and Tourism
Host Department
Department of Wildlife Management
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES                
FBL 103    Introduction to Soil Science                
WLM 101    Animal Kingdom                
AS 102    Introductory Animal Genetics                
VM 118    Vertebrate Anatomy                
BTM 100    Introduction to Tourism                
FEC 101    Introduction to Resource Economics                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
MTH 102    Basic Mathematics                
BTM 102    Tourism, Environment and Development                
VM 119    General Histology                
*SC 100    Communication Skills I                              
                
* Audit Course

SEMESTER 2
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
FBL 101    Forest Botany                
FBL 102    Fundamentals of Ecology                
VM 125    Animal Physiology                
MTH 106    Introduction to Statistics                
CIT 100    Computer Applications                
SC 101    Communication Skills II                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
RM 102    Principles of Land Use Planning                
BTM 108    Economics of Tourism                
WLM 102    First Aid and Emergency Care                          
 
SEMESTER 3
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
WLM 201    Mammalogy                
WLM 202    Ornithology                
WLM 203    Herpetology                
WLM 204    Ballistics                
VM 235    Wildlife Entomology and Parasitology                
WLM 206    Ichthyology                
WLM 207    Range Ecology and Management                
WLM 212    Conservation of Wetlands                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
*SC 100    Communication Skills I                
FMM 202    Forest Biometry                
EE 209    Introduction to Social Research                
BTM 200    Introduction to Tourism Marketing                             
                
* Audit Course

SEMESTER 4
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
WLM 208    Principles and Techniques of Wildlife Management                
WLM 209    Wildlife Population Ecology                
WLM 210    Wildlife Nutrition                
WLM 211    Introduction to Animal Behaviour                
FMM 201    Principles of Remote Sensing and GIS                
VM 261    Wildlife Diseases                
FEC 202    Natural Resources and Environmental Economics                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
BTM 210    Customer Care and Interpersonal Skills                
FBL 208    Climate Change                
ENV 306    Environmental Impact Assessment                       
 
SEMESTER 5
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
WLM 301    Wildlife Policies and Legislation                
WLM 302    Wildlife Conservation Education and Extension                
WLM 303    Criminology and Wildlife Law Enforcement                
WLM 304    Participatory Wildlife Conservation                
WLM 312    Research Project I                
              
ELECTIVE COURSES
*SC 100    Communication Skills I                
WLM 305    Biodiversity Conservation and Monitoring                
BTM 303    Introduction to Coastal and Marine Ecosystems                
BTM 300    Tour Guiding Techniques                
RM 301    Range Inventory and Monitoring                
AQ 303    Marine and Freshwater Fisheries                

SEMESTER 6
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
WLM 306    Wildlife Protected Area Planning                
WLM 307    Infrastructure in Wildlife Protected Areas                
WLM 308    Wildlife Utilisation                
WLM 309    Wildlife-Based Tourism and Ecotourism                
FEC 304    Entrepreneurship Skills and Development                
WLM 312    Research Project II                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
WLM 310    Environmental Physiology                
WLM 311    Automobile Operating Principles                
FEC 301    Principles of Administration and Management                
FEC 305    Introductory Marketing and Financial Accounting                
BTM 308    Human Resource Management 

Admission for the Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management requires Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/ Zoology and Chemistry/Botany/ Physics/ Geography at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in  Wildlife Management, Forestry, Bee-keeping, Animal Health or Animal Production and  THREE credits   or  FOUR passes  in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate. 

Apply for this Programme

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system  which can be accessed at http://www.suasis.sua.ac.tz/index.php/registration

The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), 
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,
MOROGORO.

Inquiries should be sent to:
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro    

Email: admission@sua.ac.tz    
Web: www.dus.sua.ac.tz

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