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|Tuition Fees:||$1,377 /year|
|Applications Begin:||July 2021|
|Final Award:||Master of Science in Human Nutrition|
|Start Date:||September 2021|
|Academic Unit:||College of Agriculture|
|Application Deadline:||September 2021|
The programme is designed to train highly skilled postgraduates to be professionals in nutrition and related fields, who will be able to undertake advanced research and plan for the implementation of nutrition improvement programmes at all levels in the country for the alleviation of nutrition insecurity problems.
EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES AND ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Regulations pertaining to coursework evaluation shall be as per SUA general regulations and guidelines with the following additions. There shall be one exit point.
(a) Successful completion of all core and elective courses and research part of the programme will qualify a candidate for award of a Master of Science in Human Nutrition.
– Statistics, 9.5 credits
– Nutritional metabolism, 8 credits
– Nutrition Epidemiology, 8 credits
– Food and Nutrition Security, 6.5 credits
– Maternal and Child Nutrition, 7 credits
– Research Methods in Nutrition, 8 credits
– Nutrition in Emergencies, 7 credits
– Advanced Food Analysis, 9 credits
– Food quality and safety management, 6 credits
– Nutritional Biochemistry, 7 credits
– Gender and Development, 6.5 credits
– Nutritional Anthropology, 7 credits
– Community Nutritional Assessment, 9.5 credits
– Therapeutic Nutrition, 8 credits
– Nutrition Counselling and Advocacy, 7 credits
– Public Health and Health Systems, 7 credits
– Planning and management of nutrition programmes, 7 credits
– Food Hygiene, 9.5 credits
– Nutrition in Geriatrics, 6.5 credits
– Clinical Nutrition, 7 credits
– Food Sensory Evaluation, 6 Credits
– Project Monitoring and Evaluation, 8 credits
– Research Proposal Writing, 15 credits
– Dissertation, 45 credits
A candidate should hold an honours degree of the Sokoine University of Agriculture, or a qualification from an approved institution of higher learning deemed to be equivalent to an honours degree of Sokoine University of Agriculture. In addition to the above general qualification to Master’s degree at SUA, the following are additional requirements for M.Sc. (Human Nutrition):
– Possession of an upper second degree in Human Nutrition, Home Economics, Food Science and Nutrition, Food Technology, Public Health, Nursing, Medicine, Agriculture and related fields.
– Admission may also be granted to holders of advanced diploma with distinction or credit in the fields under 1 above provided the applicant has a minimum of two years experience after graduation from the diploma course.
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 Human Nutrition include:
– Trial planning and execution in larger companies
– Product development through innovative laboratory work (start-up companies)
– Diet and lifestyle counselling (one-person companies)
– Governmentally-funded authorities and organisations (e.g., Team Danmark)
– Other public institutions (municipalities)
– Research and educational institutions such as university colleges
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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.