1 THE UNIVERSITY OF DODOMA APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

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1 management and gives them a framework of reference THE UNIVERSITY OF DODOMA enabling them to deal with complex accounting and financial OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR issues and to handle them effectively in a range of ACADEMIC, RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY employment contexts. The strategic focus of the course will DIRECTORATE OF GRADUATE STUDIES enhance students ability to analyze any situation and make sound strategic decisions. APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR ACADEMIC The admission criteria: YEAR 2016/2017 1. A Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting/Finance or an equivalent degree from the University of Dodoma or any Applications are invited for admission into Postgraduate other recognized institution of higher learning with a GPA programmes for the academic year 2016/17 which starts in of at least 3.0. October 2016. The programmes that will be offered are 2. A postgraduate diploma in business related fields or its described below: equivalent preceded with Advanced Diploma with a minimum of upper second class. Degree Programmes under the College of 3. Any CPA (T) or ACCA or CFA holder or equivalent with Humanities and Social Sciences experience in practice for not less than 3 years, qualifies for the course. School of Business Studies and Economics Master of Arts in Economics (MA Economics)* The School of Business Studies and Economics offers three MA Economics programme is based on rigorous training in Graduate degree programme as shown below: core areas of economics including Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and an optional area of interest (elective Master in Business Administration (MBA) courses including international economics, financial The MBA degree programme runs in three different modes, economics, labour economics and health economics). namely; Full-time, Evening and Executive modes as Students in this programme will further advance their described further below: quantitative skills and techniques that will facilitate analysis through the core courses such as Advanced Econometrics Full time MBA and Mathematics for Economics. This programme consists of three semesters with 150 credits from courses offered within the two semesters of the first This programme consists of two major parts, that is, year of studies. The third semester that appears in the coursework and dissertation. The duration of the programme second year of studies is reserved for writing of dissertation is 18 months. The first 12 months will be fully on the that weighs 30 credits. coursework part and students will cover the remaining period for completion of dissertation. Evening MBA Evening MBA programme is offered in trimester basis with at The admission criteria: least 35 credits from courses taught in each trimester. The 1. Holders of at least second class degree in economics or whole programme takes 5 trimesters with teaching any related field like statistics, commerce, etc. from occupying 4 trimesters and dissertation lasting for one any accredited university. trimester. 2. Holders of pass degree who have at least 5 years of working experience after graduation plus a post Executive MBA graduation training of at least 6 months. This programme is designed for executives. It is modular 3. Holders of advanced diploma in related field from a based where each module consists of at least 35 credits recognized higher learning institution with a minimum from courses covered for approximately three weeks. After of upper second class plus a postgraduate diploma. each module, students go back to their work places for about two months during which they also work on their assignments and project papers. School of Social Sciences The admission criteria: The School of Social Sciences offers six Graduate degree 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree of programmes as presented below: any recognized University or its equivalent from any approved higher learning institution. 2. Holders of a pass degree who have at least 5 years of Master in Public Administration (MPA) working experience after graduation plus a post The MPA degree programme is offered in two modes, graduation training of at least 6 months. namely; Full-time and Evening over 18 months period. The 3. Holders of Advanced Diploma from a recognized higher full-time programme is offered using semester approach learning institution with a minimum of upper second where as the evening programme is based on trimester class plus a postgraduate diploma. method. The programme caters for individuals having 4. Holders of recognized professional qualifications (CPA, educational background on various social sciences disciplines CSP, ACCA, CMA, CIM, etc). like public administration, sociology, development studies, 5. Individuals intending to undertake Executive MBA political sciences and related disciplines. programme must meet at least one of the criteria above including having at least three years of experience as a Master in International Relations (MIR) manager or entrepreneur. The MIR is a Full-time degree programme offered over 18 months period based on semesterization. The programme Master of Science in Accounting & Finance (MSc covers 160 credits in its coursework component running for Accounting & Finance)* 12 months. MSc Accounting & Finance is a rigorous programme and is both intellectually challenging and ambitious. It provides students with a thorough understanding of the principal methods and techniques of accounting and financial 1

2 Master in Development Studies (MA DS) The Masters in Development studies degree programme is Master of Arts in Linguistics (MA Linguistics) offered on full-time as well as evening basis over a period of The MA Linguistics degree programme is offered in Full-time 18 months. The programme is open to individuals with mode over 18 months using semester system. The various specializations. programme is specifically intended for individuals with a background of language-based undergraduate degree. The Master of Arts in Sociology (MA Sociology) first 12 months of the programme are for course-work and MA Sociology degree programme is offered on Full-time the remaining 6 months are for writing a dissertation. basis over a period of 18 months of which 12 months are for course-work and 6 months are reserved for research that Master of Arts in Kiswahili Literature (MA Kiswahili leads to a dissertation. The programme takes on board Literature) applicants from various social sciences specializations. Like the MA Linguistics, MA Kiswahili Literature is a full-time based degree programme lasting for 18 months. The Master of Science in Natural Resources Management programme is open to people who have a background of (MSc. NRM) language studies. The Master of Science in Natural Resources degree programme is an 18 months Full-time degree programme The admission criteria for MA Linguistics and MA (12 months for course-work and 6 months for dissertation). Kiswahili Literature Candidates intending to undertake MSc. NRM must have their first degree in areas like; Geography and Environmental Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree of any Studies, Environmental Disaster Management, Natural recognized University or its equivalent from any approved Sciences, Wildlife Management, Tourism Management, higher learning institution (Minimum GPA should be 3.0). Development Studies, Agriculture, Community Development, The degree must be language based. Forestry, Environmental Planning and Management, Regional Planning, Project Planning and Management and other MA in Theatre and Film for Development by Thesis related fields. The MA in Theatre and Film for Development by thesis has been designed specifically for students who desire to have Master of Arts in Demography (MA Demography) strong practical grip on research or as practising producers This is a Full-time degree programme running for 18 months in theatre and film. The programme is a 24 months degree of which 12 months are for course-work and 6 months are offered under a full time basis. devoted for research leading to a dissertation. The programme is open to individuals with various backgrounds Admission Criteria like Development Studies, Geography and Environmental All applicants for the programme must satisfy the general Studies, Community Development, Environmental Planning entry requirements into the Master of Arts degree and Management, Regional Planning, Project Planning and programmes of the University of Dodoma. They must Management, Statistics, Natural Sciences and other related possess a good First Degree with a GPA of 3.0 and above. fields. The First Degree must have a theatre component and/or film, where the applicants must satisfy the Departments The admission criteria for MPA, MIR, MA DS, MA requirements that they are competent in theatre and/or film. Sociology, MSc. NRM and MA Demography Students undertaking MA by thesis and doing projects must 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree in the demonstrate practical competence through provided CVs. relevant areas from any recognized University or its equivalent from any approved higher learning institution. Programmes under the College of Education 2. Holders of a pass degree in the relevant areas who have at least 5 years of working experience after graduation School of Educational Studies plus a post graduation training of at least 6 months. The School of Educational Studies will offer two Graduate 3. Holders of Advanced Diploma in the relevant areas from programmes in the 2016/2017 academic year. The a recognized higher learning institution with a minimum programmes are: of upper second class plus a postgraduate diploma. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) School of Humanities The PGDE is a 12 months programme offered under Full- The School of Humanities will offer six MA degree time mode. The programme has a coursework component programmes in the 2016/17 academic year as shown below: comprised of 110 credits of course-work followed by field practice equivalent to 15 credits. Master of Arts by thesis in Kiswahili, History and English The admission criteria: These are research based degree programmes offered to 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree of individuals with backgrounds related to the degree applied any recognized University or its equivalent from any for. The programmes last for 24 months and, where approved higher learning institution. necessary, a candidate may be required to undertake some courses offered in the undergraduate or graduate degree Master of Arts in Education (MA Education) programmes. This is an 18 months degree programme open to individuals with a solid background in the field of Education. It is The admission criteria: offered under Full-time as well Evening based modes. It has Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree of any a coursework component followed by dissertation. The recognized University or its equivalent from any approved coursework component contains 180 credits while the higher learning institution (Minimum GPA should be 3.0). dissertation weighs 30 credits. The aspirant must have a bias in the area of the degree aspiring for. The admission criteria: 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree of any recognized University or its equivalent from any 2

3 approved higher learning institution. The degree must have a bias in Education like BA Education, BSc Fulltime MSc. CS Education, etc. This programme is offered for 18 months of which 12 2. Holders of a First Class Postgraduate Diploma in months are for course-work and 6 months are for preparing Education from any recognized higher learning and writing a dissertation. institution. Evening MSc. CS Programmes under the College of Informatics This is an Evening-Based programme catering for students and Virtual Education who cannot register on full-time basis due to work requirements. It gives opportunity to individuals who want to combine work and study. It is also covered for 18 months School of Informatics (12 months for course-work and 6 months for dissertation). This School will offer three postgraduate diploma and four MSc degree programmes in the next academic year as shown below: Executive MSc. CS This programme is designed for people who have good work Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology experience and want to combine work and study. It is (PGDIT) modular-based with each module running for about two and PGDIT programme is designed to allow professionals from half weeks. Like the full-time and Evening programmes, it engineering background to rapidly acquire fundamental and takes 18 months to complete whereby 12 months are for state of the art information technology to solve pragmatic course-work and 6 months are devoted for dissertation. business problems. The Programme is designed to assist students to build a strong foundation in core concepts The admission criteria: underpinning contemporary information technologies. It is 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree in a run using full time and evening modes. scientific or technical discipline such as mathematics, computing, IT, engineering or Computer Science of Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems UDOM or a qualification from an approved Institution of (PGDIS) Higher Learning, deemed to be equivalent to an honours The PGDIS is designed to focus on issues related to degree of UDOM. designing, developing and maintaining computer-based 2. Candidates with pass degrees in the above disciplines information systems. Its main objective is to impart will be considered for admission provided that they have knowledge to decision makers with the required knowledge an experience of at least 5 years and have undergone a and skills for the formulation and application of information training of at least 6 months after graduation. systems. Like the PGDIT, it is offered using full time as well 3. Holders of postgraduate diploma with a least B as evening modes. grade of UDOM in relevant disciplines or a qualification from an approved Institution of Higher Learning deemed Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science to be equivalent to that of UDOM. (PGDCS) 4. Applicants intending to undertake Executive MSc. CS PGDCS focuses on the fundamental theory and practice of must fulfil any of the above criteria including having work computing. The main objective of the programme is to experience of at least two years. improve academic competence for candidates who hold advanced diploma in different fields of ICT, science and engineering and those who would like to pursue MSc. CS Master of Science in Telecommunication Engineering studies. The programme is offered in two modes which are (MSc. TE) full time and evening. MSc TE degree programme focuses on principles and theories underlying contemporary telecommunication Admission Criteria for PGDIT, PGDIS and PGDCS technologies and applications. The main objective of the programme is to enable graduates design, plan, analyse and These are 12 months programmes and their admission manage telecommunications systems professionally. The criteria are as stipulated below. programme will impart up-to-date and in-depth knowledge in the highly-dynamic telecommunications technologies and 1. Holders of pass degree in a scientific or technical enhance research capabilities to tackle challenges facing discipline such as mathematics, information systems, telecommunication industry in developing countries. computing, IT, Engineering or Computer Science of any recognized University or its equivalent from any approved higher learning institution deemed to be Like the MSc CS, the MSc TE degree programme is offered equivalent to an honours degree of the UDOM. using three modes which are Full-time, Evening and 2. Candidates with honours degrees in different Executive. Applicants should specify in the application forms, disciplines will be considered for admission provided the mode they prefer according to their preferences. that they have a working experience of at least 2 years in ICT-related duties. The admission criteria: 3. Holders of advanced diploma in computer science of 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree in UDOM or qualification from an approved Higher electronics engineering, electrical engineering, Learning deemed to be equivalent to an honours telecommunications engineering, computer engineering, degree of UDOM. computer science, information technology of UDOM or a qualification from an approved Institution of Higher Master of Science in Computer Science (MSc. CS) Learning, deemed to be equivalent to an honours This programme emphasizes on the application of software degree of UDOM. technologies to solve business/industrial problems and the 2. Candidates with pass degrees in the above disciplines technical know-how of software engineering and will be considered for admission provided that they have management. The programme is offered using three modes, an experience of at least 5 years and have undergone a namely, Full-time, Evening and Executive. training of at least 6 months after graduation. 3. Holders of postgraduate diploma with a least B grade of UDOM in relevant disciplines or a qualification from an 3

4 approved Institution of Higher Learning deemed to be The Admission Criteria: equivalent to that of UDOM. 1. Holders of honours degree in non scientific or technical 4. Applicants intending to undertake Executive MSc. TE disciplines such as arts, business, management and must fulfil any of the above criteria including having related discipline of the UDOM or a qualification from work experience of at least two years. an approved Institution of Higher Learning, deemed to be equivalent to an honours degree of the UDOM. Master of Science in Information Technology (MSc. Those in engineering and science wishing to enhance IT) their knowledge in this field can also join. The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSc IT) 2. Candidates with pass degrees in the above disciplines programme is meant to serve as a bridging graduate will be considered for admission provided that they programme to allow professionals from engineering have an experience of at least 5 years and have background (not necessarily from computing) to rapidly undergone a training of at least 6 months after acquire fundamentals and advanced theories behind state- graduation. of-the-art information technologies to solve pragmatic 3. Holders of postgraduate diploma with a least B grade business problems. The programme is designed and of UDOM in relevant disciplines or a qualification from structured to incrementally help students to build a strong an approved Institution of Higher Learning deemed to foundation in core concepts underpinning IT. The knowledge be equivalent to that of UDOM. acquired is further reinforced by allowing students to put into practice the concepts learned in class through solving IT problems in the form of projects. The programme is offered Programmes under the College of Natural and using Full-time and Evening modes. Mathematical Sciences Fulltime MSc. IT School of Biological Sciences The duration for the M.Sc. IT degree programme by The School of Biological Sciences offers two graduate degree coursework and dissertation is 18 months for full time. The programme as presented below. first 12 months are for coursework and the remaining 6 months will be used for carrying out research, submission and examination of dissertation. Master of Science in Biodiversity Conservation (MSc BC) Evening MSc. IT This degree programme emphasizes on the Biodiversity The evening based MSc. IT runs for 24 months where the concepts and background to the principles that underlie its first 18 months are for coursework and the remaining 6 conservation in both protected and unprotected areas. The months are devoted for carrying out research that will lead programme is offered on full-time basis for 18 months of to writing of dissertation. which 12 months are for course-work and 6 months are for preparing and writing a dissertation. The Admission Criteria: The admission criteria: 1. Candidates shall hold an honours degree in engineering, 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree in science, technology or equivalent of UDOM or a Biological Sciences from any recognized University or qualification from an approved Institution of Higher Institution of Higher Learning deemed to be equivalent Learning, deemed to be equivalent to an honours degree to an honors degree of UDOM. of the UDOM. 2. Candidates with pass degrees in the above disciplines 2. Candidates with pass degrees in the above disciplines will be considered for admission provided that they have will be considered for admission provided that they have an experience of at least 5 years and have undergone a an experience of at least 5 years and have undergone a training of at least 6 months after graduation. training of at least 6 months after graduation. 3. Holders of First Class postgraduate diploma in relevant 3. Holders of postgraduate diploma with a least B grade of areas from an approved Institution of Higher Learning UDOM in relevant disciplines or a qualification from an deemed to be equivalent to that of UDOM. approved Institution of Higher Learning deemed to be equivalent to that of UDOM. PhD in Environmental Sciences and Conservation* This programme prepares graduates with knowledge of Master of Science in Information Systems (MSc. IS) ecological science, critical analysis of complex environmental Master of Science in Information Systems (MSc. IS) is widely challenges and a broad understanding of human systems by diffused across modern organisations and industry. These careful reflection upon normative concerns and values at the are demanding IS graduates who are well versed in business local, regional, national and global levels. The programme concepts; in understanding the role and contribution of will run by course-work and dissertation. The duration of the information systems in driving and enabling the achievement programme is three years (minimum) and five years of business goals and objectives; and in managing the vital (maximum) for full-time candidates and four years information systems resource in organisations. This Masters (minimum) and six years (maximum) for part-time degree has been designed to meet this need, and will candidates. produce graduates, who are competent and knowledgeable in the discipline, possess excellent interpersonal and The admission criteria: communication skills, and who are able to critically analyse 1. Holders of Master degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 business problems and develop creative and innovative in the relevant fields (Environmental Sciences and enterprise solutions. Conservation, Environmental Management, Biological Sciences, Geology, Physics, Geography, Chemistry) CIVE will offer full time MSc. IS during the 2016/2017 from UDOM or any recognized university. academic year. The duration for the degree programme shall 2. Candidates holding first class or upper second class be 18 months where the first 12 months will be for bachelors degrees including those with unclassified coursework and the remaining 6 months will be used for degrees from recognized universities may be carrying out research. considered for PhD admission after registering for Master degree and taking at least one full years 4

5 postgraduate training and demonstrating an outstanding performance to the satisfaction of the Master of Science in Chemistry (MSc Chemistry)* institution (TCU, 2012). The field of chemistry is tremendously developing through research, where new knowledge is continually created. For example, the emerging fields of nanotechnology and molecular recognition are areas that are attracting a lot of School of Mathematical Sciences interest to many researchers in chemistry and related fields. The School of Mathematical Sciences will offer three degree Furthermore, the world is now much more aware of the programmes as shown below. importance of protecting the environment and various techniques have been developed to monitor its state. Thus, Master of Science in Mathematics the need to prepare curriculum to suit the prevailing needs This programme is intended to create mathematicians who of the chemical industry, chemical research and the concern can serve the nation in various organizations like National for the environmental protection that reflect recent Bureau of Statistics, Audit Departments, Research developments in the field is highly important. The Master of Institutions and other areas where mathematicians are Science in Chemistry of UDOM has been developed to needed. The study programme is conducted in two years (4 address those requirements. semesters) of which three semesters are for course-work The duration of this programme is two years with four and the last semester is for writing a dissertation. semesters. In the first two semesters, students will attend lecture classes and seminars. In the last two semesters The admission criteria: students will conduct their research and write their 1. Admission to the MSc Mathematics degree programme dissertations. shall be made on merit in the PET (Post-graduate Entrance Test). The admission criteria: 2. The minimum eligibility conditions for admission to 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours degree in Master's Degree programme in mathematics shall be Chemistry, Pharmacy, Environmental Sciences, Natural B.Sc (Honours)/B.Sc under 10+2+3 pattern, securing a Product, Education and other related fields where minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in Science chemistry was one of the subjects from any recognized subjects (considering all the three years of B.Sc. University or Institution of Higher Learning deemed to be programme). To get admission in MSc (Mathematics), equivalent to an honors degree of UDOM. the mathematics subject at BSc (Honours) level must be 2. Candidates with pass degrees in the above disciplines studied in all the three years at graduate level. will be considered for admission provided that they have an experience of at least 5 years and have undergone a Master of Science in Statistics (MSc. Statistics) training of at least 6 months after graduation. This programme is recommended for applicants who wish to 3. Holders of postgraduate diploma in Chemistry or related broaden their knowledge in statistical research for them to fields in chemical industries. acquire further knowledge of data analysis and apply it to their specializations developed at the Bachelors level. The discipline of Statistics lies at the heart of the type of Programmes under the College of Health quantitative reasoning necessary for making important Sciences advances in all branches of basic and applied sciences. This programme is designed to provide theoretical, conceptual School of Nursing and Public Health and operational understanding of the subject. The study The School will offer three MSc degree programme during programme is conducted in two years (4 semesters) of the 2016/17 academic year as shown below: which three semesters are for course-work and the last semester is for writing a dissertation. Master of Science in Nursing Mental Health (MSc Nursing - Mental Health) The admission criteria: The MSc Nursing - Mental Health degree programme is 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours Bachelor designed with an objective of producing competent mental degree in Mathematics of Statistics from any recognized health nurses working in general and specialized mental University or Institution of Higher Learning deemed to be health facilities, teaching institutions, community equivalent to an honors degree of UDOM. organizations as well as various levels of policy development and implementation. The duration of the programme is 24 PhD in Mathematics* months of which 18 are for course-work and 6 are for This is a PhD in Mathematics programme that runs by research that leads to a dissertation. Coursework and Dissertation. It combines Pure Mathematics and Applied Mathematics. The programme will prepare The admission criteria: mathematics researchers destined to impact the future 1. Holders of a First or Second Class honours BSc. N mathematics and its applications in Tanzania and East degree of any accredited University or its equivalent Africa. The requirements of the programme are fulfilled from any approved higher learning institution provided within three years. The maximum time permitted is six years that the applicant has completed internship and has a from the date of initial registration. GPA of at least 3.0. 2. Candidates with pass degrees in the above discipline will The admission criteria: be considered for admission provided that they have Holders of MSc degree in Mathematics or other related field competed internship and have a working experience of with a minimum GPA of 3.0 from UDOM or any other at least 2 years. recognized university. 3. Candidates must be registered Nurse by TNMC (at least have a temporary registration). School of Physical Sciences The School of Physical Sciences offers one graduate degree Master of Science in Paediatric Nursing* programme as presented below. This programme is designed to assist students in developing expertise and in-depth understanding in the field of 5

6 Paediatric Nursing. It helps students to appreciate the client The Master of Medicine is a three years programme which is as a holistic individual and develop skills to function as an organized into six semesters. Each academic year is made of independent practitioner of paediatric nursing care. It 44 teaching weeks organized into two 22 weeks semesters further enables the student to function as an educator, a inclusive of two examination weeks. There is one month manager, and a researcher in the field of paediatric nursing, long vacation towards the end of each year. or rather the whole broad area of paediatric health. The admission criteria: The programme prepares graduates to deliver specialized Applicants into the Master of Medicine programme in child and adolescent health care in a variety of clinical General Surgery must be holders of a first degree in settings; locally, regionally, and internationally. It equips its Medicine, or Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills, and Dodoma or any other recognized University. Applicants must attitudes required for the delivery of advanced, high quality have a B grade in Surgery at undergraduate level. and culturally sensitive health care. The program is delivered over two years for a total of four semesters, and includes Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine both didactic and clinical immersion experiences. Each Master of Medicine programme in Internal Medicine aims at academic year is made of 44 teaching weeks organized into transforming general medical practitioners usually holders of two 22 weeks semesters inclusive of two examination Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Bachelor of Medicine and weeks. Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) into medical specialists who are competent in management of common Medical conditions. The admission criteria: 1) Holders of a First or Second Class honours BSc. N Like the Master of Medicine programme in General Surgery, degree of any accredited University or its equivalent this degree programme is a three years programme from any approved higher learning institution provided organized into six semesters. that the applicant has completed internship and has a GPA of at least 3.0. The admission criteria: 2) Candidates with pass degrees in the above discipline The degree programme in Internal Medicine is open to any will be considered for admission provided that they holder of Doctor of Medicine (MD) and/or Bachelor of have competed internship and have a working Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from any experience of at least 2 years. accredited university, with a B grade in Medicine at the 3) Candidates must be registered Nurse by TNMC (at least undergraduate level. Such individuals should also comply have a temporary registration). with other regulations as may be defined. Master of Science in Nursing Education* Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Students in the program will learn to apply theory, research Masters of Medicine programme in Obstetrics and and educational technologies appropriate for the traditional Gynaecology aims at transforming general medical and non-traditional learner aspiring to become a future practitioners usually holders of Doctor of Medicine (MD) or nurse or medical/health care professional. Students will also Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) into learn to develop and implement evidence-based, learner- medical specialists who are competent in management of centred instruction and evaluation within academic and common Obstetrics and Gynaecological conditions. clinical practice settings. Graduates of the this degree program will be prepared for various types of teaching This is a three years programme organized into six positions such as faculties in Universities and Colleges, semesters like other Mmed Programmes of UDOM. clinical staff trainers, curriculum developers/ managers/evaluators and developers of programmes, as well The admission criteria: as patient education programme developers. Holders of Doctor of Medicine (MD) and/or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from any The admission criteria: accredited university, with a B grade in A graduate of a recognized University who has been Obstetrics/Gynaecology at the undergraduate level and who admitted to the status of BSc. Nursing, BSc. Nursing complies with other regulations as may be defined. Such Management, BSc. Midwifery or BSc. Nursing Education applicants must have at least one year experience of degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0. working at any hospital. School of Medicine and Dentistry Master of Medicine in Microbiology and Immunology The School of Medicine and Dentistry will offer six MSc The study of Microbiology and Immunology in relation to degree programmes during the 2016/17 academic year. infectious diseases has contributed significantly to the Details of the programmes are given below: establishment of a strong foundation of the modern scientific medicine. The course in Medical Microbiology and Master of Medicine in Surgery Immunology includes Bacteriology, Mycology, Virology, Masters of Medicine programme in General Surgery aims at Immunology and Cell and Molecular Biology with major transforming general medical practitioners usually holders of emphasis on their role in the management, control and Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Bachelor of Medicine and prevention of human diseases. Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) into medical specialists who are competent in management of common surgical conditions. The Masters programme in Microbiology and immunology is taught in very few Universities in East Africa, and Tanzania Specialists from the MMed programme are capable of in particular. This has lead to shortage of microbiologists not managing patients at all levels of health provision centres only in teaching universities, but also in hospitals and from District hospitals to Referral hospitals. UDOM provides research centres. an opportunity to train these specialists who will serve in different hospitals. The Master of Medicine programme in Microbiology and Immunology at UDOM is a three years programme, which is organized into six semesters. Each academic year is made of 6

7 44 teaching weeks with two 22 weeks semesters (inclusive Master of Science in Geology by Thesis (MSc. of two examination weeks). During the first semester, Geology by Thesis* students learn about Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Master of Science in Geology by thesis is a full time 24 Research Methodology, Cell and Molecular Biology, General months programme offered by the School of Mining and Principles of Pathology, Bioethics and Parasitology/Medical Petroleum Engineering in various areas such as Entomology. Mineralogy/Petrology, Sedimentology/Stratigraphy, Micropalaeontology/Palynology, Economic Geology, The admission criteria: Geochemistry, Geophysics/Seismology, Structural Geology, Holders of Doctor of Medicine (MD) and/or Bachelor of Volcanology, Environmental Geology and Hydrology. The Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from any programme is intended to provide this country well trained accredited university, with a B grade in Microbiology and and qualified people who can conduct different research to Immunology at the undergraduate level and who complies locate, map and exploit natural resources. This programme with other regulations as may be defined is designed to train students to become researchers and problem solvers in different fields in Geology. Master of Medicine in Paediatrics and Child Health* The Master of Medicine programme in Paediatrics and Child The admission criteria: Health aims at producing medical specialists in paediatrics 1. Holders of a bachelor degree in earth sciences from and Child Health (Paediatricians) who are competent in the any recognized higher learning institution who have an management of common and complicated medical exceptionally good undergraduate study record (with conditions in neonates, children and adolescents. an average GPA of at least 3.5). 2. Holders of UQF level 7 (Advanced/higher Diploma) in Specialists from this programme will be capable of managing relevant fields from a recognized higher learning patients at higher levels of health provision points, from institution with minimum of upper second class plus a regional hospitals to referral hospitals and National postgraduate Diploma (UQF level 9) and have at least Hospitals. According to the Tanzania Ministry of Health and 2 years of working experience. Social Welfare (MoHSW) policy, each regional referral hospital should have at least one paediatrician, though this Master of Science in Mining Exploration (MSc. ME)* vision has been difficult to realize due to the critical shortage Master of Science in Mining Exploration is a 24 months of medical staff. MMED Paediatrics and Child Health is a degree programme. The programme has a focus on modern three years programme by coursework, clinical work and exploration techniques of enhancing exploration of minerals. dissertation. Graduates from this programme will have adequate theoretical and practical knowledge, capability, and skills to The admission criteria: work confidently in the mining sector. A holder of Doctor of Medicine (MD) and/or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from any The admission criteria: accredited university, with a B grade or higher in Paediatrics 1. Holders of a first or second class honours bachelor at an undergraduate level and who complies with other degree (i.e. GPA 2.7 and above) in Geology/related regulations as may be defined by the Senate. Geosciences, Chemistry, Electronics or Physics from any recognized University or its equivalents. Master of Medicine in Pathology* 2. Holders of a pass degree who have at least 3 years of The masters programme in Pathology is taught in very few working experience in the above disciplines after Universities in East Africa, in Tanzania it is taught at graduation. Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS). 3. Holders of UQF level 7 (Advanced/higher Diploma) in This fact has led to shortage of pathologists not only in the relevant fields from a recognized higher learning teaching universities like UDOM, but also in hospitals and institution with a minimum of upper second class plus a research centers. The MMed Pathology programme has been postgraduate Diploma (UQF level 9) and have at least designed to train qualified medical officers to become 2 years of working experience. Histopathologists capable of doing diagnostic histopathology work and autopsy for both medical and forensic use. Master of Science in Petroleum Geosciences (MSc GS)* The Masters of Medicine programme in Pathology is a three Master of Science in Petroleum Geosciences is also a 24 years programme, which is organized into six semesters. months degree programme. The programme is designed to Each academic year is made of 44 teaching weeks with two provide students with training in the main area lines of 22 weeks semesters (inclusive of two examination weeks). research currently pursued in the geological characterization and modelling of geological reservoirs as well as The admission criteria: understanding of its tectonic contest. Graduates from this A holder of Doctor of Medicine (MD) and/or Bachelor of programme will have sufficient theoretical and practical Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from any knowledge, capability, and skills to work with utmost accredited university, with a B grade in Pathology at an confidence in petroleum industry in a variety of geological undergraduate level and who complies with other settings. regulations as may be defined. The admission criteria: 1. Holders of a first or second class honours bachelor Programmes under the College of Earth Sciences degree (i.e. GPA 2.7 and above) in Geology/related Geosciences from any recognized University or its School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering equivalents. The School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering will offer 2. Holders of a pass degree who have at least 3 years of three MSc degree programmes during the 2016/17 academic working experience in the field of Geosciences after year. Details of the programmes are given below: graduation. 3. Holders of UQF level 7 (Advanced/higher Diploma) in the relevant fields from a recognized higher learning institution with a minimum of upper second class plus a 7

8 postgraduate Diploma (UQF level 9) and have at least Note: This excludes other charges like application fee, 2 years of working experience. accommodation fee, research fund, student direct costs, etc. PhD Programme The PhD degree programme is offered in various areas such APPLICATION FORMS are available from the Office of as public administration, development studies, political Graduate Studies at UDOM. Alternatively, an application science, environmental studies and sociology. Other areas form may be downloaded in pdf format from the University are History, Languages, Music, Theatre, Dance and Film, of Dodoma website at www.udom.ac.tz. Application fee is Education disciplines, Computer science, Telecommunication Tshs 50,000 to be deposited in Account Number engineering, Clinical nutrition, Medical Sociology, Medical 01J1082491700 (UDOM Consultancy & Special Programmes) Anthropology, Epidemiology, Public Health, Mining in any CRDB Bank branch. Payment slip must be attached Exploration, Geology, Statistics, etc. with the application upon submission. The admission criteria: Completed application forms should be submitted to: 1) Applicant must hold a bachelors degree of at least B Directorate of Graduate Studies grade or its equivalent in the area intended for study. The University of Dodoma 2) Applicant should possess Masters degree in the area P.O.BOX 259 Dodoma intended to register for studies. 3) Applicant should submit a concept paper outlining what For further details contact: to be researched in the intended discipline. Director of Graduate Studies The University of Dodoma Admission Procedure P.O. Box 259, Dodoma a) Indicating intention to register for PhD through a letter or otherwise including submitting a concept paper; Telephone: +255 (0) 262310173 b) Submitting the application forms, three positive Fax: +255 - 262310005 references, CV, academic documents and paying the E-mail: [email protected], ahmed_ame @yahoo.com application fees of Tshs 50,000, and; c) Getting admission letter from the Directorate of * These programmes are subject to endorsement by TCU. Graduate Studies after approval of the Senate. Application Deadline The closing date for submission of completed application forms for Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Programmes is Friday 10th June 2016. Application for PhD can be made at anytime of the year. Fees Graduate programmes have been arranged in groups as shown below. Group Degree Programmes Fulltime MA in Education, Full time MBA, MSc Accounting & Finance, MA Economics. Fulltime MPA, Fulltime MIR, Fulltime MA DS, Fulltime MA Sociology, Fulltime MA Demography, Fulltime MA A Linguistics, Fulltime MA Kiswahili Literature, MA Eng by Dissertation, MA in History by Dissertation, MA Kisw by Dissertation, MA in Theatre & Film for Development by Research, MSc Mathematics, MSc Statistics, and MSc Mental Health Nursing, MSc in Nursing Education. Evening MA in Education, Evening MBA, Evening MA DS, B Evening MPA. C Executive MBA and Other Executive MA programmes Fulltime MSc CS, Fulltime MSc TE, Fulltime MSc IT, Fulltime MSc IS, Fulltime MSc BC, MSc. NRM, MSc. ME, D MSc GS, MSc. Chemistry, MSc Programmes by Research Only E Evening MSc CS, Evening MSc TE Other MMED (MSc) Programmes under the College of F Health Sciences 1. Tshs. 3,425,000 for group A. 2. Tshs. 3,925,000 for group B. 3. Tshs. 5,525,000 for group C. 4. Tshs. 5,025,000 for group D. 5. Tshs. 5,825,000 for group E. 6. Tshs. 8,625,000 for group F. 7. Tshs. 2,920,000 for Full-time Postgraduate Diplomas. 8. Tshs. 4,625,000 for PhD Programme in Social, Education and Humanities programmes (annually). 9. Tshs. 6,225,000 for PhD Programme in the fields of Natural and Pure Sciences. 8

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