WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$1,183 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:College of Forestry Wildlife and Tourism
Campus:Olmotonyi Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The programme is designed to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, intellectual qualities, practical skills, transferable skills and other attributes.


Core Courses
WM 600    Biostatistics
WM 601    Research    Methods,    Planning and Management
FO 601    Research Papers and Reports
FO 602    Computer Applications in Management of Natural Resources
FOE 600    Natural Resource Economics
FOE 601    Environmental Economics
FOE 606    Entrepreneurship    in    Natural Resources
FOE 607    Trade    and    International Cooperation
FOE 645    Marketing

Core Courses
FOE 642    Forecasts    and    Consumption Surveys
FOE 643    Applied    Quantitative Techniques
FOE 604    Economic    Growth    and Development
FOE 605    Applied Production Analysis

Elective courses
FOE 646    Project Planning and Evaluation
FOE 610    Applied    Microeconomic Analysis
FOE 611    Environmental    Impact Assessment

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: 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 Opportunities for Master of Science in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics include:
– Resource/Finance Manager
– Environmental Project Manager
– Environmental/Economic Consultant
– Economic Development Specialist
– Business Analyst

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students: $1,183
Tuition Fees for International Students: $3,807

Tuition Fees per year for Tanzanian Students = 2,750,000 TZS
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 8,849,137 TZS

NB: The Tuition fees per year for all Students is an addition of the First Semester Fees: 3,000,000 TZS (Tanzanian Students), 4,025 USD (International Students) PLUS the Second Semester Fees: 2,500,000 TZS (Tanzanian Students), 3,625 (International Students), then Divided by TWO.

Relevant Contact

Prof. Jumanne Abdallah
Head, Department of Forest and Environmental Economics
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries