Sokoine University of Agriculture

Posted on Tuesday, August 9, 2011
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Introduction to Sokoine University of Agriculture was established on the 1st July, 1984 by Parliamentary Act No. 6 of the same year. It is located at 3.0 km from the centre of Morogoro Municipality, which is about 200km west of Dar es Salaam. The University is currently made up of four campuses and one constituent college. The campuses are: the Main Campus and Solomon Mahlangu Campus in Morogoro, the Olmotonyi Campus in Arusha, and the Mazumbai Campus in Lushoto. The constituent college, known as Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies (MUCCoBS) is located in Moshi municipality.

Sokoine University of Agriculture

Sokoine University of Agriculture has four mandates: training, research, consultancy and outreach. SUA offers training that lead to awards of certificates, diplomas, bachelors, masters, and doctorates. Non-degree programmes offered by SUA include Diploma in Information and Library Science, Diploma in Records, Archives and Information Management, Diploma in Animal Health and Production, Diploma in Laboratory Technology.

Sokoine University of Agriculture facilities include lecture theaters used for lectures; research laboratories for research and training. SUA hosts the National Agricultural Library (SNAL) which is the University Library and it provides information resources in print and electronic format. Furthermore, it has the Computer Centre which provides a wide range of information and communication technology (ICT) services and state-of-the-art networking environment to support teaching, learning, research and administrative activities of all students and staff of the University. In addition, Sokoine University of Agriculture has 2,300ha farm which is used for training, research and demonstration.

Sokoine University of Agriculture

Courses Offered
Undergraduate Programs

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND AGRIBUSINESS
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION Programme
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
  • B.SC. BIOPROCESS AND POST-HARVEST ENGINEERING (B.SC. BPE)
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE GENERAL Program aims
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HORTICULTURE
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRONOMY Programme
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ANIMAL SCIENCE Program
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AQUACULTURE Program
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN RANGE MANAGEMENT
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HOME ECONOMICS AND HUMAN NUTRITION Programme
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HUMAN NUTRITION
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FORESTRY Program
  • BACHELOR OF TOURISM MANAGEMENT Programme
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Programme
  • BACHELOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOTECHNOLOGY AND LABORATORY SCIENCES
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT Programme
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATICS
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH EDUCATION Programme
  • BACHELOR OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Graduate Programs

  • MSc in Agricultural Engineering Programme
  • MSc in Land Use Planning and Management Programme
  • MSc Agricultural Tropical Animal Production Programme
  • MSc in Crop Science
  • Master of Business Administration (Agribusiness) Programme
  • Master in Applied Agricultural Economics Programme
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Evening Programme)
  • MSc in Soil Science and Land Management Programme
  • MSc in Food Science Programme learning outcome
  • MSc in Human Nutrition P
  • Master of Science in Forestry Programme
  • Master of Science in the Management of Natural Resources
  • Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine (MPVM)
  • Master of Science in Applied Cell Biology
  • Master of Science in Clinical Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry
  • Masters of Science in Pharmacology Programme
  • Master of Science in Applied Toxicology
  • Masters of Science in Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Masters of Science in Applied Microbiology
  • Master of Science in One Health Molecular Biology
  • Masters of Science in Parasitology Programme
  • Masters of Science in Epidemiology
  • Masters of Science in Public Health and Food Safety Programme
  • Masters of Science in Clinical Pathology
  • Master of Veterinary Surgery
  • Master in Veterinary Anesthesiology
  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE (PhD)
  • DOCTOR OF SCIENCE (DSc)

Contact Details
Sokoine University of Agriculture
P.O. Box 3000 Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro
Tel. + 255 23 260 46514523/260 3511-4
Fax: + 255 23 260 4651
Telefax: + 255 23  260 4651
Sokoine University of Agriculture Official Website: http://www.suanet.ac.tz/

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