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Tuition Fees:$1,377 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Tropical Animal Production
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:College of Agriculture
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

This programme is designed to train students for extension, research and teaching posts at educational institutions, ministries responsible for agriculture and livestock development, as well as parastatal organizations.

Curriculum

Programme Structure 
CORE COURSES
AS 600    Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis
AS 601    Applied Biochemistry
AS 602    Physiology of Reproduction, Growth and Adaptation
AS 603    Comparative Nutrition of Farm Animals
AS 604    Breeding Strategies for Farm Animals
AS 605    Tropical Range and Pasture Management
AS 606    Prevention and Control of Animal Diseases
AS 613    MSc Dissertation

ELECTIVE COURSES
AS 607    Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
AS 608    Tropical Ruminant Livestock Production Systems
AS 609    Non-ruminant Livestock Production System
AS 610    Aquaculture
AS 611    Non-conventional Animal Production
AS 612    Draught Animal Management
AEA 605    Farm Planning and Management
AE 602    Agricultural Extension

Admission Requirements

1) A candidate shall either hold a relevant honours degree of 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.

2) Candidates who hold unclassified degrees (e.g. BVM) should have a credit or a distinction in the subject of intended Master’s degree. Candidates wishing to pursue the Master of Preventive Medicine degree shall be required to have at least credits in any five subjects of the BVM degree or its equivalent.

3) Candidates with pass degree may also be considered for admission if their undergraduate performance in the proposed subject of study was a B Grade average or above and they have satisfied the relevant Academic Units that they have exhibited academic potential through extensive field work, subsequent research experience and/or additional training.

4) With the exception of the MPVM and MBA (Agribusiness) which are one year and one and half years
degree programmes respectively, all other Master degree programmes are tenable for two years for full time students and three years for part time students. In the case of full time students, the first year is for
coursework, while the second year is for research and dissertation writing.

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:
http://www.sua.ac.tz/postgraduate-application-forms. Application forms can also be requested from the Director’s Office through drpgs@sua.ac.tz or postgraduate.students@sua.ac.tz. 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.

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students: $1,377
Tuition Fees for International Students: $4,155

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.

Relevant Contact

 
Prof. Sebastian W. Chenyambuga
Head of Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Sciences
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries