Master of Sustainable Agriculture (MSA)

Degree of sustainable agriculture training students the ability diverse agricultural research to improve farming in the international level. After graduation, students will become sustainable agricultural technology, experience and knowledge in agriculture, as well as expert analysis and research.

The main subjects to be studied:

  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Nutrient Management and soil Fertility Management
  • Agricultural Research Methodology
  • Integrated Farming System

Objectives

The two- years MSA program aims at building up the research capacity and research skill by integrative approach that can be applied to enhance the sustainability of agriculture and environment at the international level.

Outcomes

The program prepares MSA graduates to become a sustainable agriculture technologist with sustainable an agriculture knowledge and experience, analytical and research skill.

Admission Qualifications

  • All applicants who have a bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline, as accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, are eligible to apply for the MSA
  • He applicants must also have a qualified to apply for MSA.

Required Documents for Admission

  • A completed copy of the application form
  • A copy of academic transcript of Bachelor’s degree diploma
  • A copy of Certificate of English proficiency
  • A copy of proposed research outline
  • A sheet of tuition payment

Course Curriculum for M.Sc. in Sustainable Agriculture

Codes                                    A. core Course (3 modules. 6 credits)                                                                              credits                         
MSA201 Concept of sustainable Agriculture 2
MSA202  Plant  and Soil Nutrient and Soil Fertility Management 2
MSA203                 Agro-Ecosystems  Management 2

                                                                             B. Major Course (7 modules.21 credits)

MSA204                 Integrated Farming Systems 3
MSA205                 Cropping Systems Management 3
MSA206                 Integrated Natural Resource Management and

Environmental Risk Assessment

3
MSA207                 Integrated Pest Management 3
MSA208                 Climate Change Adaptation 3
MSA209                 Sustainable Animal Production 3
MSA210                 Agricultural Economics 3

                                                                           C. Elective Course (1 module,3 credits)

MSA211                 Soilless Cultivation 3
MSA212                 Seed Production and Quality Management 3
MSA213                 Community Linkage 3
MSA214                 Project Management 3

                                                                           D. Research Courses (3 modules,9 credits)

MSA215                 Agriculture Statics 3
MSA216                 Research Methodology 3
MSA217                 Scientific Writing and Communication 3

                                                                           E. thesis(12 credits)

                                                                           Thesis Writing                                                                                                                                      12
Total                 A+B+C+D+E 45-54