Duce

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

Admission - Undergraduate studies

The Faculty currently offers one undergraduate program (Bachelor of Arts with Education). Criteria for admission in are indicated below:

Bachelor of Arts with Education
Students taking B.A. Education are required to take two Teaching Subjects (content). A student will be guided by the Faculty to pick two teaching subjects among the following:

  1. Geography
  2. Economics
  3. Linguistics
  4. Literature
  5. Kiswahili
  6. French
  7. History
  8. Political science and public administration 

Entry Requirement
A candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission to a first-degree programme will follow the admission criteria/qualification of the University of Dar es Salaam as indicated below:

  1. Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or equivalent, with passes in FIVE approved subjects THREE of which must be at Credit level obtained prior to sitting for the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (A.CSEE) or equivalent;

AND

  1. i) For all applicants except graduates of 2014 and 2015

Two Principal Passesin appropriate subjects in the ACSEE or equivalent with total points from three subjects not below 5 (for Arts programmes) and 4 (for Science-based programmes) based on the following grade to point conversion scale:
A = 5; B = 4; C = 3; D = 2; E = 1; S = 0.5 and F = 0 point
The minimum Principal in this case is an ‘E’ grade.
ii) For graduates of 2014 and 2015
Two passes in appropriate subjects in the ACSEE or equivalent with total points from three subjects not below 5 (for Arts programmes) and 4 (for Science-based programmes) based on the following grade to point conversion scale:
A = 5; B+ = 4; B = 3; C = 2; D = 1; E = 0.5 and F = 0 point.
The minimum Principal in this case is a ‘C’ grade.
(Note: Principal level passes in Divinity/Islamic Knowledge are not counted)
OR

  1. An appropriate equivalent Diploma of a GPA not less than 3.5 for Ordinary Diplomas or B+ average for Teacher Education and Health Related diplomas or Distinction for unclassified awards or B grade for Full Technician Certificates or Upper Second Class for non-NTA diplomas obtained from a college which is fully registered by NACTE and approved by the UDSM Senate.

Note: Applicants from countries which follow an 8-4-4 education system need to complete at least one year of study at a university in their own countries before they can be considered for admission into the University of Dar es Salaam.

 

Mode of application
All applications are processed through an Online Admission System (UDSM-OAS) at udsm.admission.ac.tz. All application procedures are available from the online system website. The link is also available through the UDSM website at www.udsm.ac.tz. All applicants (direct and equivalent qualifications) will have to apply through the UDSM-OAS.

 

 

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