Entry Qualifications

Admission into the postgraduate programmes will be in accordance with the University of Dar es Salaam regulations regarding postgraduate studies. Candidates applying for the MSC (Ed) programme shall hold BSC (Ed) or BEd (Science) degrees from a recognized institution. Graduates from non-education science degree programmes, or equivalent qualifications, will be required to undertake postgraduate diploma in Education as a prerequisite programme prior to admission into the MSC (Ed) programme.

1. Master of Science with Education (MSc. Ed.)

Applicants are required to have the following qualifications:

i  At least a Second Class degree from a recognised institution of higher learning. Candidates who hold an unclassified degree (e.g. M.D) shall have at least a B grade in the subject of the intended study (Biology or Chemistry);

ii  Candidate with a pass degree may also be considered for admission if:

     (a) their undergraduate performance in the proposed subject of study was a B grade or higher,

     (b) they have satisfied the University regarding their academic potential through subsequent research experience and/or additional training.

iii  Candidate with a coursework average of B+ or higher in a relevantpostgraduate diploma may upgrade to registration for a dissertation leading to a relevant Master's Degree; and

iv  Holders of BSc. (Ed.) or BED (Science) degrees from a recognised institution. Graduates from non-education science degree programmes or equivalent qualifications will be required to undertake Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) programme as a prerequisite prior to admission into the MSc. (Ed.) programme

 2. Master of Arts with Education (MA. Ed.)

Applicants are required to have the following qualifications:

i  First degree in education [e.g. B.A(Ed.), B.Ed. (Arts) or BSc.(Ed) degrees] from any recognised University with at least a lower second of GPA of not lwss than 2.7 or its equivalent. One has to have studied Geography in the undergraduate degree.

OR

ii  First degree in BA (Geography and Environmental Studies) 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

3. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

Applicants should have ANY of the following qualifications:

i   Advanced Diploma with Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) qualification,

ii  Bachelor's degree in any field other than education with an overall G.P.A. of not less than 2.7 or its equivalent,

iii Higher degree in any field other than education with an overall G.P.A of not less than 2.7 or its equivalent.

NB. Candidates with background in science subjects are highly encouraged to apply.

 

 

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