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|Tuition Fees:||$1,377 /year|
|Applications Begin:||July 2021|
|Final Award:||Master of Science in Food Science|
|Start Date:||September 2021|
|Academic Unit:||College of Agriculture|
|Application Deadline:||September 2021|
The programme is designed to train highly skilled postgraduates in Food Science and related fields to professional level. These graduates will be able to undertake advanced research and plan for the implementation of food and nutrition programmes in all community levels in the country towards alleviating food and nutrition security problems.
EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES AND ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Regulations pertaining to course and dissertation evaluation shall be as per General University Examination Regulations and Guidelines for Postgraduate Programmes of Sokoine University of Agriculture. There shall be two exit points:
-A minimum of 180 credits will be required for a candidate to qualify for the award of MSc. FS after successful completion of all core and selected elective courses and subsequently admission for research leading to dissertation will qualify the candidate for the award of MSc.in Food Science.
– A minimum of 120 credits from core and selected elective courses will qualify a candidate for a postgraduate diploma in Food Science.
– Food Chemistry and Analysis, 15 credits
– Food Microbiology, 10 credits
– Food Engineering, 10.5 credits
– Statistics, 9 credits
– Dairy Technology, 8 credits
– Cereal, Legumes, Oilseeds and tuber crops, 15 credits
– Food Biotechnology, 10 credits
– Food Quality and Safety management, 10 credits
– Entrepreneurship Development, 9 credits
– Food Sensory Evaluation, 10 credits
– Food Packaging, Transportation and Marketing, 10 credits
– Food Industrial Attachment, 5 credits
– Advanced Research Methods, 10 credits
– Research Innovation Management and Commercialization, 10 credits
– Meat and Fish Technology, 15 credits
– Fruit and Vegetable Processing, 10 credidts
– Sugar, Spices and Condiments Technology, 12 credits
– Beverage Technology, 12 credits
– Food and Nutrition Security, 6.5 credits
Credit hours for Research Proposal and Dissertation Writing
– Research Proposal Writing, 15 credits
– Dissertation, 45 credits
Registration for courses shall be as per SUA general regulations and guidelines. To be admitted into this programme the candidates must have attend at least level 8 of high education training levels and hold a bachelor’s degree in any of the following degrees: BSc Food Science and Technology, BSc Human Nutrition, BSc. Animal Science, BSc. Bioprocess Engineering, BSc Biotechnology and Laboratory Sciences, or related fields from SUA or from a recognized institution.
How to Apply for Admission:
(a) Application forms can be downloaded from the school website:
http://www.sua.ac.tz/postgraduate-application-forms. Application forms can also be requested from the Director’s Office through firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. 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 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.
Career Opportunities for Master of Science in Food Science include:
– Food technologist
– Nutritional therapist
– Product/process development scientist
– Quality manager
– Regulatory affairs officer
– Scientific laboratory technician
– Technical brewer.
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Tuition Fees per year for Tanzanian Students = 3,200,000 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: 3,300,000 TZS (Tanzanian Students), 4,325 USD (International Students) PLUS the Second Semester Fees: 3,100,000 TZS (Tanzanian Students), 4,025 (International Students), then Divided by TWO.