PhD Soil and Water Management

 PhD Soil and Water Management

This program is by research and course aimed at producing highly qualifies graduates who can critically analyse and synthesize all matters related to soil science and land management for sustainable agricultural insdustry in the greater East, Central and South Africa (ECSA) region.

 The programme's (PhD Soil and Water Management) goals are to develop and strengthen regional human resources and institutional capacity in impact-oriented training and research in soil and water management as an entry point towards sustainable agricultural production in the ECSA region.

Students who graduate from this programme will be able to: 

  1. Interpret advanced concepts of soil and water in harnessing natural resources for sustainable development.
  2. Undertake a critical review of advances in integrated soil fertility management, land use dynamics, land and water resource degradation, harnessing and application in agricultural systems. 
  3. Formulate a wide range of experimental design for use in soil and water research.
  4. Illustrate the role of ICT and modelling tools to guide management of soil and water resources.

Recognize the essence of sound managerial ability and effective communication as platforms for enabling successful holistic approach for research and developmental programmes related to the management of soil and water.

PhD Soil Science

PhD in Soil Science programme is by research only.

 Regulations and Guidelines for PhD degree in the Department of Soil and Geological Science is as per the regulations and guidelines for Doctor of Phylosphy (PhD) degree at Sokoine University of Agriculture as stipulated in the Prospectus and in the “Regulations and Guidelines for higher degrees at Sokoine University of Agriculture”