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SUA Admission 2019/2020 | Sokoine University of Agriculture


APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION INTO HIGHER DEGREES FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2019/2020|Sokoine University of Agriculture

A. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
Hosted by Solomon Mahlangu College of Science and Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Education – One year for Science teachers

Hosted by School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies

Hosted by College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism

B. MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES
Hosted by School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies
Master of Business Administration-MBA (Agribusiness): This is a 18-month fulltime programme conducted by course work and an internship leading to examinable   Research paper.

Master of Business Administration-MBA – (Evening Programme): This is a Part time programme for a period of 24 months. Teaching times are: 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm during week days and 8.30 am to 12.30 pm for Saturdays. 

Hosted by College of Agriculture


Hosted by College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism 









Hosted by College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences




















Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine:This is a 12-month programme by coursework and a limited research assignment leading to production of an examinable research paper.

Master of Philosophy: The programme is offered by research only for two years on a full-time basis leading to a thesis. Areas of specialization are Virology, Bacteriology, Mycology, Immunology, Entomology, Helminthology, Protozoology, Molecular biology and Pest Management Science. 

Hosted by College of Social Sciences and Humanities 

C. PhD DEGREE PROGRAMMES
I. PhD Programmes by Coursework and Research

II. PhD Programmes by Research and Thesis
PhD degree programmes by Research and Thesis are offered in all Academic units (School, Colleges and Sokoine National Agricultural Library). Applications for PhD by Research and Thesis are received throughout the year and studies can commence at any time of the year once admission is granted.
GENERAL MINIMUM ADMISSION QUALIFICATIONS
Post-Graduate Diploma:
Applicants must have a bachelor degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, deemed to be equivalent to at least a pass degree of SUA. Such qualification shall be in a subject or subjects relevant to the intended Postgraduate Diploma. 

Master Degrees
A candidate shall either hold an undergraduate degree with GPA of at least 2.7 of SUA or a qualification from an approved institution of higher learning with a GPA of 2.7.

Candidates who hold unclassified degrees (e.g. BVM) should have an average of B grade in the subject of intended Master’s degree. 

Candidates with Pass degree will be considered for admission if their undergraduate performance in the proposed subject of study was a B grade average or above.

Candidates with Pass degree will also be considered for admission if they have satisfied the relevant College/School Postgraduate Studies Committees that they have exhibited academic potential through extensive fieldwork/research experience of at least three years and/or additional professional development courses of duration of at least three months.

With the exception of the MPVM and MBA (Agribusiness) degree programmes which are one year and one and half years, 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 dedicated for coursework, while the second year is for research and dissertation writing.

PhD Degree Programmes
Applicants for PhD programmes should possess Master's degree of SUA or relevant Master's degree of equivalent standing from another approved university   in the relevant field. Applicants should submit a research concept note along with the application documents. PhD studies by Research only are tenable for two and half to four years and for 3 to 4 years for studies by Research and coursework, respectively. The duration for part time students is a maximum of six years.
MODE OF APPLICATION AND PAYMENT
Candidates can apply for admission into SUA degree programmes through either of the two options:
Application forms can be downloaded from our 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 submitted by 31st May, 2019) or TZS 80,000/= or US$50 for international students (for all late applications submitted after 31st May, 2019).
 

Payments should be made through: 
TZS
A/C NO. 0150379806700
Bank Name: CRDB Bank
SWIFT CODE:  CORUTZTZXXX
USD
A/C NO: 026105002248
Bank Name: NBC Bank
SWIFT CODE: NLCBTZTX
 

Online application should be made 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. 

DEADLINES FOR APPLICATIONS
The deadline for applications are scheduled as follows:
a) Normal application without penalty: 31st May 2019
b) Late Application with penalty: 30th September 2019
In all programmes, female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
For further information, please contact
The Director,
Directorate of Postgraduate studies, Research, Technology Transfer and Consultancy
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3151, Chuo Kikuu,
Morogoro, Tanzania.
Telephone:+255 023-2640013,
Fax: +255 023 2640013
E-mail: drpgs@sua.ac.tz/postgraduate.students@sua.ac.tz
Our Website: http://www.dprtc.sua.ac.tz/
Follow Us on Twitter: @DPRTC_SUA
 



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