Master of Business Administration (Agribusiness)

The programme is designed to develop professionals from agro- allied disciplines to acquire managerial and business knowledge and skills. It is also an ideal career development opportunity for people who are already employed.

This is a 18 months fulltime programme conducted by course work and an internship leading to examinable Research paper.

  • ABOUT PROGRAMME
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Programme Availability
School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies
Host Department
Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Level of Study
Masters Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

CORE COURSES

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE    
AB 600    Mathematics and Statistics for Business Decisions    
AB 601    Applied Agribusiness Economics (Fundamentals of Micro and Macroeconomics)    
AB 602    Business Research Methods, Planning and Management    
AB 615    Information and Communication Technology for Agribusiness Management    
AB 617    Farm Business Management    
AB 609    Research Paper    
AB 618    Entrepreneurship    

ELECTIVES COURSES

​​​​​​​COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE 
AB 603    Agribusiness Environment    
AB 604    Human Resource Management    
AB 605    Financial and Managerial Accounting    
AB 606    Marketing Management    
AB 607    Strategic Agribusiness Management    
AB 608    Agribusiness Management in Practice    
AB 610    Quantitative Methods and Operations Analysis    
AB 611    International Marketing of Agribusiness Products    
AB 612    Agribusiness Risk Management    
AB 613    Product Development, Quality Control and Legislation    
AB 614    Agribusiness Project Appraisal and Evaluation    
AB 616    Business Laws and Ethics    

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.

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Application forms can be requested from the undersigned or downloaded from our website:
http://www.suanet.ac.tz/phocadownload/postgraduate_application_forms201…. Such dully-filled
forms can be returned physically or mailed to the undersigned not later than 31st May, 2017 together with
evidence of payment of Shs. 50,000/= or 20$ for foreigners, as application fee. Payments should be made
through A/C NO. 0150076769860 CRDB Bank.

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@suanet.ac.tz,
Website: http://www.drpgs.suanet.ac.tz/

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