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:
- 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
- Impart creativity to enable the student develop solutions to management problems, particularly those which limit the successful operation of irrigation schemes.
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
AE 601 Introduction to Computer Programming
AE 600 Instrumentation and Measurement in Agricultural Engineering
IE 608 Ground Water Resources Development
COURSE ANTE COURSE TITLE
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
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.
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.
For further information, please contact
Directorate of Postgraduate studies, Research, Technology Transfer and Consultancy
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3151, Chuo Kikuu,
Fax: +255 023 2640013