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Master of Applied Biotechnology (M.Sc. Applied Biotechnology)

Programme Summary

Course Name: Master of Applied Biotechnology
Course Initials: M.Sc. Applied Biotechnology

Duration:  Minimum 18 months
Total Units: 
Mode of Delivery: Blended Mode: Mixed Online Moodle Platform and Face to Face sessions
 

 

Programmes Informations

  1. Admission to the M.Sc. by thesis degree should be as under the University General Regulations for Higher Degrees
  2. Each M.Sc. degree programme shall start at the beginning of the academic year and conclude 60 months later. Beyond this limit Senate’s approval is necessary.

1.2 Registration

Registration for the M.Sc. degree by thesis shall follow the following procedure:

  1. Register as a provisional student after satisfying the admission requirements for the programme after submitting an acceptable statement of research topic to the Faculty to provisional registration.
  2. All candidates shall be allocated supervisors appointed by Senate on the recommendation of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Environmental Studies.
  3. Acquire full registration after submitting within a period of six months a research proposal approved by the Faculty, the Postgraduate Studies Committee and Senate.
  4. Seek registration within three months after the application for full registration is approved by Senate.

Table 1a: Direct University Costs for Masters by Research/Thesis

DESCRIPTION

LOCALS (Tsh.)

EAC/SADC (USD)

NON EAC/SADC (USD)

Registration fee

50,000

100

100

ID processing fee

20,000

20

20

Antiplagiarism annual licence fee (Turnitin)

20,000

20

20

Student organization fee

40,000

40

80

Quality assurance fee

40,000

40

40

Examination fee

1,600,000

1,120

1,500

Thesis supervision fee

1,400,000

340

1,000

Tuition fee

1,200,000

800

3,500

TOTAL

4,400,000

2,510

6,250

Note:    Student organization fee and quality assurance fee can be paid annually, $20 each year for EAC/SADC, $40 for non EAC/SADC and Tsh. 20,000/= each year for local students

Table 1b:        Other Recommended Direct Student Cost for Masters by Research/Thesis Students

DESCRIPTION

LOCALS (Tsh.)

FOREIGN STUDENTS (USD)

Books

700,000.00

450.00

Stationery

150,000.00

100.00

Independent study/ research

3,000,000.00

2,450.00

Thesis production

600,000.00

400.00

TOTAL DIRECT STUDENT COST

4,450,000.00

3,400.00