Duce

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

Admission - Postgraduate Studies

The Faculty currently offers two Masters programs (Masters of Arts with Education and Masters of Arts in Public Administration). Criteria for admission in each program are indicated below.

Maters of Arts with Education
M.A. (Ed.) Programme, is a full time two years (24months) programme which engages Mixed Modes of Delivery (i.e. lectures, practicals, seminars)students are expected to be able to (i) teach arts, humanities and social sciences in secondary schools, colleges, universities and short courses; (ii) apply education principles, approaches and theories in improving teaching and learning processes; (iii) assess and analyze various theories, principles and concepts related to education, social sciences and arts; (iv) identify and analyze challenges that constraint education sector in Tanzania and beyond; (v) identify opportunities to strengthen education sector and enhance performance of students in schools and colleges; (vi) do research on education, social sciences and arts which will contribute to new theoretical insights and practical approaches to education and promote scholarly publications; and (vi) plan, manage and analyze educational policies, programmes and projects.

Entry Criteria
A candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission to a Masters of Arts with Education Programme if he/she has one of the following:

  1. First degree in education (e.g. B.A (Ed.), or B.Ed. (Arts) degrees) from any recognised University with at least a lower second of GPA of not less than 2.7 or its equivalent. In order to take language stream of the MA (Ed.) course one has to have studied Kiswahili, Linguistics, English or French in the undergraduate programme. For geography stream one must have studied geography in the undergraduate degree.

OR

  1. First degree in BA (Kiswahili), BA (Language Studies), BA (English), BA (Geography and Environmental Studies),BA (History), BA (Literature) and others of that trend plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from any recognised institution with at least an average pass of B in their final University Examination.

How to Apply
Applicants for this programme are required to complete all stages as shown in the guidelines for Online Application through the link: https://aris2.udsm.ac.tz/pgoa. Applicants should remember to select an appropriate programme for DUCE as the similar programme may also be offered in other colleges of the University of Dar es Salaam.

Master of Arts in Public Administration (Evening)
The Master of Arts in Public Administration (Evening) is an evening taught programme comprising of course-work and dissertation and the duration shall be twenty four months (2 years). Coursework will run for a period of two semesters of 15 teaching weeks, with final examination at the end of each semester. The second year shall be devoted to research and writing of the dissertation. During the second semester of the first year, students will be required to develop research proposals as a preparation for research and dissertation work.

Entry Requirements
Applicants will be required to have at least a first degree in public administration, political science, education with majors in public administration and/or political science or any related fields from a recognized institution of higher learning with at least a lower second GPA of not less than 2.7 or its equivalent.

How to Apply
Applicants for this programme are required to complete all stages as shown in the guidelines for Online Application through the link: https://aris2.udsm.ac.tz/pgoa. Applicants should remember to select an appropriate programme for DUCE as the same programme is also offered in other colleges of the University of Dar es Salaam.

 

 

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