WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$1,527 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Applied Toxicology
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

Graduates will be able to demonstrate skills in understanding  of:
(i) applied research methods used in all aspects of toxicology and the
(ii) aetiology, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of common poisoning conditions in animals and man.


VM 621    Research Methodology
VM 622    Statistics and Data Management
VTT 601    Biochemical Toxicology
VTT 602    Pathology and Clinical Toxicology
VTT 603    Toxicokinetics and Toxicodynamics
VTT 604    Risk Assessment and Food Safety
VTT 605    Genotoxicology and Carcinogenicity
VTT 606    Environmental Toxicology
VTT 607    Reproductive/Developmental and Immuno-toxicology
VM 700    Dissertation

VTT 609    Pharmacology
MVP 602    Diagnostic Pathology
VPB 606    Forensic Science
MBB 601    Molecular Biology
MBB 612    Molecular Genetics

Admission Requirements

Minimum admission requirements
A candidate shall be eligible for registration for the Masters of Science in Applied Toxicology if he/she has either,
(i)    Holders of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) from Sokoine University of Agriculture or other recognized Universities with at least a credit in pharmacology or toxicology OR
(ii)    Holders of Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Bachelor of Pharmacy from a recognized institution with at least a credit in pharmacology or toxicology OR
(iii)    Holders of Bachelor of Nursing from a recognized University with at least a credit in pharmacology or toxicology OR
(iv)    Candidates with a Pass degree will be considered for admission if they have satisfied the department/faculty that they have exhibited academic potential through extensive field work, subsequent research experience and/or additional training in Pharmacology or toxicology.

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.

Career Opportunities

Career Oportunities for Master of Science in Applied Toxicology include:
– Toxicology Management Specialist
– Senior Scientist, Computational Toxicology
– Toxicologist/Chemist
– Environmental Associate Scientist
– Toxicologist

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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

College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Office
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