MSc in Irrigation Engineering and Management

The programme is aimed at developing the required human resource base in the region to address issues related to utilisation and management of water resources for sustainable crop production.  Specifically, the programme is designed to:
(i) Provide the student with the knowledge and skills needed to design, operate and maintain irrigation systems and the associated water supply and drainage networks at scheme, farm and field levels; and also
(ii) Impart creativity to enable the student develop solutions to management problems, particularly those which limit the successful operation of irrigation schemes.

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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


IE 603    Surface Irrigation Systems
IE 604    Pressurised Irrigation Systems
AE 608  Drainage and Land Reclamation
IE 601    Crop Water Requirements
IE 602    Hydrology
AE 605  Soil and Water Conservation

ELECTIVES COURSES
AE 601   Introduction to Computer Programming
AE 600   Instrumentation and Measurement in Agricultural Engineering
IE 608    Ground Water Resources Development

SEMESTER 2
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
CORE COURSES

EE 600   Research Planning and Management
AE 617   Project Planning and Management
AE 619   Soil-Plant-Water Relations
AE 620   Agricultural Water Management
IE 600    Statistics for Technology
IE 605    Business Studies

ELECTIVES COURSES
AE 616    Agricultural Education and Farming Systems
IE 607    Hydraulic Structures
IE 606    Operations Research

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES AND ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Regulations pertaining to course evaluation shall be as per General University Examination Regulations and Guidelines for Postgraduate Programmes of Sokoine University of Agriculture.   
MSc. in Irrigation Engineering and Management will be awarded to candidate upon completion and successful passing of all core courses and selected elective courses in year one and Research starting in year two. Candidates who have completed year 1 but could not meet the requirement for the degree due to various reasons will qualify for Postgraduate Diploma in Irrigation Engineering and Management. 

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS
The Admission regulations for Masters Degrees as stipulated in "Regulations and guidelines for higher degrees" of Sokoine University of Agriculture shall apply.  The MSc. in Irrigation Engineering Management degree programme is open to applicants with a background in irrigation and water resources engineering, water resources engineering and management, agricultural engineering, civil engineering, structural engineering, environmental engineering, or related field.   

See also: General Minimum Admission Qualifications for Postgraduate Studies

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: postgraduate.students@suanet.ac.tz
Website: http://www.dprtc.sua.ac.tz/

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