WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,527 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Applied Veterinary Anesthesiology
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

Graduates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
(i) anaesthetic use in different classes of domestic, laboratory and wild animals
(ii) anaesthetic drug distribution, metabolism and elimination from the body
(iii) maintenance and service of anesthetic equipment
(iv) applied research methods in anaesthesiology and
(v) response of vital organs to different anaesthetics


VM 621    Research Methods
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management
VA 609    Clinical Anatomy
AVA 601    Principles of Anaesthesia
AVA 602    Principles of Clinical Measurements
AVA 603    Comparative Anesthesiology
AVA 604    Intensive Care Anesthesia and Neonatology
AVA 605    Physiology of Anesthesia
VM 700    Dissertation

VPT 601    Principles & Methods in Pharmacology
VPT 604    Veterinary Pharmacy and Drug Regulations
VSU 604    Experimental Surgery
VSU 607    Clinical Apprenticeship
AVA 606    Legal Veterinary Medicine and Risk Management

Admission Requirements

Minimum admission qualifications
A candidate is eligible for registration for the Masters degree in Applied Veterinary Anesthesiology if he/she has:
(i)    University degree in veterinary medicine or veterinary science from SUA or from a recognized institution with a distinction or Credit in any of the following subjects; veterinary surgery, physiology, or pharmacology.
(ii)    Candidates with a Pass grade in veterinary surgery, physiology, or pharmacology and previous substantial work experience and/ or additional training in relevant disciplines.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian Students: $22
Application Fees for International Students: $20

How to Apply for Admission:
(a) Application forms can be downloaded from the school website: Application forms can also be requested from the Director’s Office through or Such dully-filled forms can be returned physically or mailed to the undersigned together with evidence of payment of Tanzanian Shillings TZS 50,000/= or US$ 20 for international students as application fee (normal application ) or TZS 80,000/= or US$50 for international students (for all late applications ). Payments should be made through A/C NO. 0150076769860 CRDB Bank: Swift Code No CORUTZTZXXX.

(b) Online application through Make sure that all relevant academic and financial documents are attached before final submission is made.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities related to Master of Science in Applied Veterinary Anesthesiology include:
– Veterinary surgeon
– Veterinary nurse
– Zookeeper
– Scientific researcher
– Higher education lecturer
– Nature conservation officer
– Science writer
– Environmental consultant
– Ecologist

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students: $1,527
Tuition Fees for International Students: $4,155

Tuition Fees per year for Tanzanian Students = 3,550,000 TZS
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 9,658,862 TZS

NB: The Tuition fees per year for all Students is an addition of the First Semester Fees: 3,700,000 TZS (Tanzanian Students), 4,325 USD (International Students) PLUS the Second Semester Fees: 3,400,000 TZS (Tanzanian Students), 4,025 (International Students), then Divided by TWO.

Relevant Contact

Dr Modesta J. Makungu
Head, Department of Verterinary Surgery and Theriogenology
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries