The programme is aimed to develop managers, researchers, trainers and entrepreneurs in the forest engineering sphere with innovative knowledge, skills and values in management of forest engineering operations in an environment of increasing public scrutiny and environmental concern; with an understanding of the processes and challenges related to the efficient and environmentally acceptable in order to enhance sustainable exploitation of the forest resource within the engineering principles and quality product.
The M.Sc. (FOE) Programme consists 12 credits of coursework and a dissertation. Year 1 will be devoted to coursework while a candidate is expected to conduct research and submit a dissertation not later than 12 months after successful completion of coursework.
The submitted dissertation will be examined by internal and external examiners as stipulated in the Sokoine University of Agriculture Regulations and Guidelines for Postgraduate students.
WLM 600 Biostatistics
WLM 601 Research Methods, Planning and Management
FEN 621 Timber Harvesting Systems
FEN 622 Advanced Forest Road Engineering
FEN 624 Applied Forest Work Studies and Ergonomics
FEN 629 Forest Operations Planning
FEN 623 Machine Operating Principles
FEN 626 Design of structures
FEN 625 Forest Engineering Quantitative Methods
FOE 606 Natural Resources Economics
FO 631 Forest Resources Management
FMM 608 Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing Applications in Forestry
FOR 602 Computer Applications in the Management of Natural Resources
Sokoine University of Agriculture admission and registration requirements for graduate students applies. Admission into M.Sc. (Forest Operations Engineering.) shall require applicants to have a B.Sc. in Forestry, B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. Applicants whose first degree is considered deficient in forest engineering shall be required to take remedial courses in FEN 201 Logging and ergonomics; and FEN 301 Transportation and Forest Roads after consultation with the Head of Department of Forest Engineering.
Online application through http://suasis.sua.ac.tz:9092/index.php/welcome . Make sure that all relevant academic and financial documents are attached before final submission is made.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT
DIRECTORATE OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES,RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND CONSULTANCY,
SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE,
P.O. BOX 3151, CHUO KIKUU,
Telephone:+255 023-2640013, Fax: +255 023 2640013