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

Programme learning outcome: The programme is designed to train students to contribute to agricultural development through the application of engineering principles and techniques to agricultural production problems, both pre-and post-harvest, and through the management of projects in which engineering plays a significant role.

Curriculum

CORE COURSES
AEA 600    Statistics
EE 600    Research Planning and Management
AE 601    Introduction to Programming
AE 600    Instrumentation and Measurement in Agricultural Engineering
AE 617    Project Planning
AE 619    Soil Plant Water Relations
AE 621    MSc Dissertation

ELECTIVE COURSES
AE 602    Photogrammetry, Airphoto Interpretation and Remote Sensing
AE 603    Land Resource Planning
AE 604    Land Resource Management
AE 605    Soil and Water Conservation
AE 606    Thermodynamics
AE 607    Irrigation Design
AE 608    Drainage and Land Reclamation
AE 609    Properties of Crop Materials
AE 610    Crop Drying
AE 611    Crop Processing
AE 612    Storage and Material Handling & Farm Structures Design
AE 613    Agricultural Machinery Operations & Management
AE 614    Design & Manufacturing of Agricultural Machinery
AE 615    Soil and Tractor Implement Mechanics
AE 616    Agricultural Extension and Farming Systems
AE 618    Hydrology and Agrometeorology
AE 620    Agricultural Water Management

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. Boniface P. Mbilinyi
Head, Department of Engineering Sciences and Technology
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries