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.
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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.
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org Our Website: http://www.dprtc.sua.ac.tz/ Follow Us on Twitter: @DPRTC_SUA