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					                    UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
                                Directorate of Postgraduate Studies


                      ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR 2012/2013

The University of Dar es Salaam invites applications for admission into its Master of Science with Education [M.Sc.
(Ed.)] and Master of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture [M.Sc. (Fish.&Aq.)] Degree Programmes (by course work
and dissertation) for the 2012/2013 Academic Year

A)    MASTER OF SCIENCE WITH EDUCATION [M.Sc. (Ed.)]

      PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES, DESCRIPTION AND STRUCTURE:
      The M.Sc. (Ed.) is a course-work and dissertation programme intended for graduate science teachers, who want to
      expand their knowledge base, depth and scope, and to advance their professional careers in their major areas of
      natural science and mathematics. The overall objective of the programme is to create a critical mass of well educated
      and competent science teachers equipped with contemporary knowledge, skills and attitude to teach effectively.

      The duration shall be twenty four months (2 years) for full-time students and thirty six months (3 years) for part-time
      students. The first year is for course-work and the second year shall be devoted to dissertation work. The course-work
      programme consists of Science (including Mathematics) and Education courses. A candidate shall major in only one
      science subject, namely Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Mathematics, and Education.

      The course load consists of taught core and elective Units, and a dissertation. The minimum course load required is
      51 Units composed of 27 Units of Science (including 6 units of dissertation) and 24 Units of Education. A candidate
      must pass both the course-work and the dissertation to qualify for the degree award.


      ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
      (i) An honours B.Sc.(Ed.) or B.Ed.(Science) degree from a recognized University. Applicants who hold unclassified
          degrees should have a credit or distinction in the science subject intended for the Master's programme. The
          relevant subjects are Physics or Biology or Chemistry or Mathematics. Applicants with Pass degree classification
          will also be considered provided that:-
          a) Their undergraduate performance in the proposed subject of study was a ‘B’ grade or above.
          b) They have satisfied the College of Natural and Applied Sciences of the University of Dar es Salaam that
               they have exhibited potential through subsequent research experience and/or additional training after the
               their first degree

      (ii) Applicants with non-education B.Sc. degrees or equivalent from a recognized higher learning institution will
           also be considered provided they, in addition, hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from a recognized
           institution.

      PROGRAMME DURATION AND STRUCTURE:
      For full-time students it is a two-year programme comprising of two semesters (one academic year) of taught
      coursework followed by one year of research and dissertation. For part-time students the duration is three years.

B)    MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE [M.Sc. (Fish.&Aq.)]

      ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
      i) The undergraduate performance should be in the related subject with at least B grade average.
      ii) A candidate should satisfy the College of Natural and Applied Sciences of the University of Dar es Salaam with
          the exhibited potential knowledge in the field of study through subsequent research experience and /or additional
          training.

HOW TO APPLY:
Application forms are available at the College of Natural and Applied Sciences or can be accessed electronically from the
University’s website www.udsm.ac.tz . Applications should be addressed to the Principal, College of Natural and Applied
Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:             30th July, 2012

Non Refundable Application Fee of T.Shs. 20,000/- for Tanzanian applicants and US $ 20 for Non-Tanzania applicants
shall apply.

For further information please contact the Principal, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Email:
principal@science.udsm.ac.tz, or The Director of Postgraduate Studies, University of Dar es Salaam, P.O. Box 35091, Dar
es Salaam Tel: 255 22 2410500 – 9 Ext. 2010 or 2017/ Direct Line: 255 22 2410069 or 255 22 2410016 Fax: 255 22
2410078 / E-mail: dsgs@admin.udsm.ac.tz

For additional information regarding graduate programmes offered at the University of Dar es Salaam, please visit our
website www.udsm.ac.tz

				
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