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

The programme is to strengthen technical and managerial capacity in natural products science and value addition.


NPV 661    Introduction    to    natural    products science
NPV 665    Bio-prospecting and value addition
NPV 666    Natural Products efficacy and safety
NPV 667    Research    methods    and communication
VM 622    Statistics and data management
NPV 700    Dissertation
Specialty core courses
Specialty core course in Environmental Natural products
NPV 662    Natural    Products    and    the Environment
Specialty core course in Analytical techniques
NPV 663    Application of analytical techniques for  Natural products
Specialty core course in Pathobiology
NPV 664    Natural products and biological systems interactions
Specialty core course in entrepreneurship
NPV 668    Natural products entrepreneurship

Elective courses
NPV 660    Pharmacognosy
NPV 669    Natural products policy, Gender and Ethics
NPV 670    Propagation and cultivation of Medicinal plants
NPV 671    Natural    products    in    food technology and agro-industries
NPV 672    Natural products biotechnology, bioinformatics and safety
MVPT 605    Ethnopharmacology
FP 604    Sustainable Use of Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFPs)

Admission Requirements

Graduates would be well placed in:
– Pharmaceutical, phytopharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnological industries and also in the regulatory sector. There is also an increasing demand for Masters level students in the general business sector. Skills such as formulating a well-justified case, using carefully assessed data sources, planning and executing projects etc are highly useful generic skills.

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.

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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

Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries
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