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					215                                              Prospectus for the Year 2005/2006


UNDERGRADUATE PRO-                              TOTAL                           11
GRAMME COURSES                          Optional Courses

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY                    Semester 1                      Units
                                        ZL 121: Invertebrate Zoology        2
Common Core Courses for all Science     WS 101: Ecology and Utilization
students                                         of Natural resources       2
                              Units
DS 101: Perspectives of                 Semester 2
         Development I            2     CL 107: Communication Skills             3
DS 102: Perspectives of                 ZL 124: Developmental Biology            2
         Development II           2
IS 131: Introduction to                 Second Year
         Informatics and
            Microcomputers        2     Core Courses
∗ EV 200: Environmental
                                        Semester 1                            Units
         Science I                2
                                        BL 211: Fundamentals of Soil
                                                 Science                         3
Common Optional Courses for all         BT 213: Taxonomy of Higher
Science students                                 Plants                          2
                                        BT 215: Introduction to
DS 211: Entrepreneurship           2             Mycology                        2
                                        BT213: Ecology II                        2
SC 215: Science Methods            2
                                        BT 214: Biostatistics I                  2
BOTANY MAJOR
                                        Semester 2
First Year                              BT 217: Plant Genetic and
                                                 Evolution                       2
Core Courses                            BT 218: Metabolic Physiology
                                                 and Plant Growth                2
Semester 1                      Units   SC 215: Scientific Methods                2
BL 111: Introductory Cell               EV 200: Environmental
         Biology and Genetics      3             Science I                       2
BT 111: Introductory Botany        2             TOTAL                          18
MC111: Fundamentals of
         Microbiology              2

Semester 2
BL 113: Ecology I                  2
BT 113: Introduction to Plant           *Optional for B.Sc. (Ed.) Programme
         Physiology                2
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Third Year                                CH 113: Chemistry for Life
                                                  Sciences Students              3
Core Courses                              ZL 121: Invertebrate Zoology           2
Semester 1                       Units    Semester 2
BL 303: Terrestrial Biology               Education                             15
        Field Course                 1
BT 399: Research Project             2
BT 321: Applied Plant                     Second Year
        Physiology                   2
                                          Semester 1
Semester 2                                Education                             15
BT 323: Algal Ecology and
           Systematics               3    Semester 2
BT 327: Anatomy of                        BL 113: Ecology I                      2
         Angiosperms                 2    BT 1I3: Introduction to Plant
BT 329: Plant Ecology and                          Physiology                    2
         Phytogeography              3    ZL 122: Chordate Zoology               2
         TOTAL                      13
                                          ZL 124: Developmental Biology          2
Optional Courses                          ZL 210: Vertebrate Anatomy and
                                                   Physiology I                  2
Semester 1                        Units
BL 335: Plant Breeding and                Third Year
         Genetic Manipulation         1
BT 337: Plant Tissue Culture          2   Semester 1
BT 343: Physiology of Natural             BT 213: Taxonomy of Higher
         Products                     2            Plants                        2
BT 345: Soil – Plant Relationships 2      ZL 228: Parasitology I                 2
EV 300: Environmental                     ZL 302: Evolution                      2
         Science II                   2

Semester 2                                Semester 2
BT 333: Plant Pathology              3    ZL 211: Vertebrate Anatomy and
BT 341: Economic Botany              2             Physiology II                 2
BT 347: Applied Ecology                   ZL 226: Entomology I                   2
         and Biodiversity            3    BT 327: Anatomy of
BT 314: Biostatistcis II             2             Angiosperms                   2
                                          BL323: Biology for Education
                                                     Students                    3
BIOLOGY CORE COURSES
FOR THE B.SC.(EDUCATION)                  NB:    Optional courses can be taken
PROGRAMME
                                                 from other programmes.
First Year

Semester 1                       Units
BL 111: Introductory Cell
         Biology and Genetics        3
BT 111: Introductory Botany          2
                                 Units
218                                                     University of Dar es Salaam


DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR                          Immunology                      2
BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOL-                  SC 215: Scientific Methods               2
OGY                                      EV 200: Environmental Science I         2
                                                 TOTAL                          16
B.Sc. (General)
First Year                               Optional Courses

Core Courses                             Semester 1                          Units
                                         AQ 202: Planktons Systematics
Semester 1                       Units            and Ecology                    2
BL 111: Introduction to Cell             BT 211: Fundamentals of Soil
         Biology and Genetics       3             Science                        2
BT 111: Introduction to Botany      2    BL 228: Parasitology I                  2
MC111: Fundamentals of
         Microbiology               2
                                         Third Year
Semester 2
BL 113: Ecology I                   2    Core Courses
BT 113: Introduction to Plant
         Physiology                 2    Semester 1                     Units
         TOTAL                     11    BL 399: Research Projects          2
Optional Courses                         MC 311: Virology and Microbial
                                                  Genetics                  2
Semester 1                       Units   MC 307: Microbial Ecology and
ZL 121: Invertebrate Zoology         2            Environmental
WS101: Ecology and                                Microbiology              3
       Utilisation of Natural
        Resources                   2    MC 310: Applied Mycology           2

Semester 2                               Semester 2
CL 107: Communication Skills        3    MC 303: Applied Microbiology
ZL 124: Developmental Biology       2             and Biotechnology              2
                                                  TOTAL                         11
Second Year
                                         Optional Courses
Core Courses
                                         Semester 1                      Units
Semester 1                       Units   BT 337: Plant Tissue Culture        2
MC 205: Microbial Nutrition              EV 300: Environmental Science II    2
         and Metabolism              3   Semester 2                      Units
                                 Units   MC 308: Soil Microbiology           2
MC 206: Food Microbiology                MC 309: Aquatic Microbiology        2
        and Processing              3    BT 333: Plant Pathology             2
BT 215: Introduction to Mycology    2    BL 314: Biostatistics II            2
BL 214: Biostatistics I             2
                                         MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND
Semester 2                               BIOTECHNOLOGY DOUBLE
MC 207: Medical Microbiology and         MAJOR
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                                         BL 214: Biostatistics                  2
First Year                               BN201: Biochemistry for
                                                 Biotechnologists II            2
Core Courses                             BN202: Molecular Biotechnology         2
                                         BT 215: Introduction to Mycology       2
Semester                         Units   MC206: Food Microbiology and
BL 111: Introduction to Cell                     Processing                     3
         Biology and Genetics       3
BN101: Introduction to                   Semester 2
         Biotechnology              3    BN 203: Practicals in Molecular
BT 111: Introductory Botany         2             Biotechnology                 2
CH 111: Basic Analytical                 BN 204: Advanced Food
         Chemistry                  2             Microbiology                  2
CH 121: Chemistry Practicals I      2    BN 205: Practical Training             2
DS 101: Development                      MC 207: Medical Microbiology
         Perspectives I             2             and Immunology                2
MC 111: Fundamentals of                  SC 215: Scientific Methods              2
         Microbiology               2    EV 200: Environmental Science I        2
                                                  TOTAL                        23
Semester 2
BL 113: Ecology I                    2   Optional Courses
BT 113: Introduction to Plant
         Physiology                  2   Semester 1                      Units
BN 102: Biochemistry for                 AQ 202: Plankton and their
         Biotechnologists I          3            Productivity               2
CH 116: Organic Chemistry I          2   BT 217: Plant genetics and
CH 122: Chemistry Practicals II      2            Evolution                  2
IS 131: Introduction to Informatics      BT 218: Metabolic Physiology and
         and Microcomputers          2            Plant Growth               2
DS 102: Development                      CH 248: Instrumental methods in
         Perspectives II             2            Analytical Chemistry       3
         TOTAL                      26                                   Units
                                         ZL 226: Entomology I                2
Optional Courses                         BL 228: Parasitology I              2
                                                  TOTAL                    13
Semester 2
BN 103: Physics for                      Third Year
        Biotechnologists             2
                                 Units
BT 113: Introduction to Plant            Core Courses
        Physiology                  2    Semester 1
CL 107: Communication Skills        3
ZL 124: Developmental Biology       2    BL 399: Research Project               2
                                         BN301: Industrial Biotechnology        2
Second Year                              BT337: Plant Tissue Culture            2
                                         MC307: Microbial Ecology
Core Courses                                      and Environmental
                                                  Microbiology                  3
Semester 1                       Units
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MC310: Applied Mycology               2           Informatics and
MC311: Virology and Microbial                     Microcomputers                  2
       Genetics                       2    ∗ EV 200: Environmental Science I
                                                                                  2
Semester 2
BN 302: Environmental
         Biotechnology                2    Common Optional Courses for all Sci-
                                           ence students
BN 303: Agricultural
         Biotechnology                3    DS 211: Entrepreneurship               2
BN 304: Fermentation                       SC 215: Science Methods                2
         Biotechnology                3
         TOTAL                       21    SEMESTER MAPPING FOR THE
                                           BSc. (CHEM) PROGRAMME
Optional Courses
                                           First Year
Semester 1                         Units   Semester 1                       Units
BT 335: Plant Breeding and                 CH 100: Introduction to
         Genetic Manipulation         2             Physical Chemistry           2
ZL 318: Endocrinology and                  CH 111: Basic Analytical
            Reproductive                            Chemistry                    2
         Physiology                   2    CH 121: Chemistry Practicals I        2
                                           CH 170: Introduction to Electronic
Semester 2                                          Structure and
BL 314: Biostatistics II              2             Spectroscopy                 2
BN 305: Biosafety, Biopolicy and           CH 191: Theoretical Methods for
        Bioethics                     1             Chemists                     2
BN306: Down Stream Processing              DS 101: Development Perspectives I 2
         in biotechnology              2   CL 107: Communication Skills for
                                   Units            Science Students             2
BT 333: Plant Pathology                2   Semester 2                        Units
MC308: Soil Microbiology               2   CH 116: Organic Chemistry I           2
        TOTAL                        13    CH 122: Chemistry Practicals II       2
                                           CH 171: Methods of Chemical
                                                    Separation                   2
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
                                           CH 175: Basic Inorganic Chemistry 2
                                           MT 117: Calculus for Science
Common Core Courses for all Sci-
                                                    Students                     2
ence Students
                                           DS 102: Development
                                                    Perspectives II              2
Semester 1                         Units
                                           IS 131: Introduction to
DS 101: Perspectives of
                                                    Informatics and
         Development I                2
                                                    Microcomputers               2
DS 102: Perspectives of
                                                    TOTAL                      28
        Development II                2
IS 131: Introduction to
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Second Year                                      TOTAL                       14.5

Semester 1                       Units   Semester 2
CH 200: Chemical                         CH 314: Project Work                 1.5
         Thermodynamics              2   CH 333: Chemical Speciation
CH 241: Chemistry Practicals III     2            Analysis                      2
CH 243: Organic Chemistry II         3   CH 341: Chemistry Practicals V         2
CH 244: Chemistry Practicals VII     2   CH 382: Bio-organic Chemistry          2
CH 271: Structural Inorganic
                                         CH 352: Forensic Analysis              2
         Chemistry                   2
EV 200: Environmental Science I      2   CH 373: Organometallic
         TOTAL                     13             Chemistry                     2
                                         CH 391: Electrochemistry               2
Semester 2                                        TOTAL                      13.5
CH 242: Chemistry Practicals IV      2
CH 245: Chemistry Practicals VIII    2           TOTAL CORE UNITS
CH 248: Instrumental Methods                     THIRD YEAR                    28
         in Analytical Chemistry    2
CH 261: Environmental Analytical         Third Year
         Chemistry                   2
CH 281: Organic Structure,               Stream B - Industrial Chemistry
         Reactions and
         Mechanisms                  2   Semester 1                      Units
CH 292: Chemical Kinetics                CH 314: Project Work              1.5
         and Catalysis               2   CH 323: Organic Spectroscopy        2
         TOTAL                      12   CH 342: Chemistry Practicals VI     2
                                         CH 345: Quantum Chemistry           2
                                         CH 378: Chemistry Practicals IX     2
         TOTAL CORE UNITS                CH 357: Fuel Chemistry and
         SECOND YEAR                25           Technology                  2
                                                                         Units
Third Year                               MK301: Small Business and
                                                 Entrepreneurship            3
Stream A - Analytical Chemistry                                        TOTAL
                                                                          14.5
Semester 1                      Units
CH 314: Project Work             1.5     Semester 2
CH 323: Organic Spectroscopy        2    CH 314: Project Work          1.5
CH 342: Chemistry Practicals VI     2    CH 341: Chemistry Practicals V
CH 345: Quantum Chemistry           2    2                 CH 385: Applied
CH 371: Quality Control,                 Organic
         Assurance and                           Synthesis               2
         Waste Management           2    CH 311: Industrial Chemistry    2
CH 378: Chemistry Practicals IX     2    CH 382: Bio-organic Chemistry
MK301: Small Business and                2 CH 373: Organometallic
         Entrepreneurship           3
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        Chemistry                        2    CH 344: Chemical Kinetics and
CH 391: Electrochemistry                 2
                                                      Electrochemistry               2
        TOTAL                         13.5

          TOTAL CORE UNITS                    Semester 2
          THIRD YEAR                    28    CH 242: Chemistry Practicals IV        2
                                              CH 248: Instrumental Methods in
CHEMISTRY CORE COURSES                                 Analytical Chemistry          3
FOR THE B.SC.(EDUCATION)
                                              CH 343: Inorganic Chemistry II         3
PROGRAMME

First Year                                    Optional Chemistry Courses for
                                              B.Sc.(Education) programme
Semester 1                      Units
CH 100: Introduction to                       Second Year
        Physical Chemistry          2         Semester 2                         Units
CH 111: Basic Analytical Chemistry 2          CH 227: Environmental
CH 116: Organic Chemistry I         2                  Chemistry                     2
CH 121: Chemistry Practicals I      2
                                              Third Year
Semester 2
        Education                       15    Semester 1
                                              CH 345: Quantum Chemistry              2
Second Year
                                              DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY
Semester 1
         Education                      15    Common Core Courses for all Science
                                              Students
Semester 2
CH 122: Chemistry Practicals II           2                                      Units
                                      Units   DS 101: Perspectives of
                                                     Development I                   2
CH 225: Inorganic Chemistry I             2   DS 102: Perspectives of
CH 243: Organic Chemistry II              3           Development II                 2
                                                                                 Units
                                              IS 131: Introduction to
Third Year
                                                      Informatics and
                                                          Microcomputers             2
Semester 1                                    *EV200: Environmental Science I        2
CH 200: Chemical Thermodynamics 2
                                              Common Optional Courses for all Sci-
CH 241: Chemistry Practicals III 2            ence students
CH 323: Organic Spectroscopy     2
                                              DS 211: Entrepreneurship               2
                                              SC 215: Science Methods                2
*Optional for B.Sc. (Ed.) Programme
                                              B.SC. (GEOLOGY)
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                                          GY 257: Paleontology                   3
First Year                                GY 258: Remote Sensing and GISI        2
                                          GY 260: Sedimentary and
Core Courses                                      Sedimentary Petrology          3
CH 100: Introduction to Physical          GY 355: Geological Mapping II          1
        Chemistry                     2
CH 111: Basic Analytical                  Optional Courses
        Chemistry                     2   MT 104: Computers and
MT161: Matrices and Basic                          Programming                   3
        Calculus for Non                  SC 215: Scientific Methods              2
        Majors                        3   DS 200: Development studies I          2
MT171: One Variable Calculus
        for Non Majors                3
MT 271: Statistics for Mathematics        Third Year
        Non Majors                    3
PH 112: Mechanics I                   2   Core Courses
PH 123: Vibrations and Waves          2   GY 308: Principles of Stratigraphy 2
IS 131: Introduction to Informatics       GY 326: Introduction to
        and Microcomputers            2           Hydrogeology                  2
TR 110: Surveying                     4   GY 361: Magmatic Petrology            3
DS 101: Perspective in                    GY 362: Metamorphic Petrology         3
        Development I                 2   GY 363: Integrated Prospecting
DS 102: Perspective in                            Methods                       3
        Development II                2   GY 364: Metallic Mineral
GE 100: Geology, Geomorphology                     Deposits and Ore
        and Soil                      2           Microscopy                    4
GY 100: Introduction to Geology           GY 367: Structural Geology II         2
        and Geological                    GY 368: Remote Sensing and GIS II 2
        Processes                     3   GY 369: Introduction to
GY 120: Earth Materials (Rocks                    Environmental Earth
        and Minerals)                 3           Science                       2
GY 265: Geological Mapping I                                                Units
            (4weeks)                  1   GY 371: Geotectonic                   3
Second Year                               GY 465: Geological Mapping
                                                    III (4 Weeks)               1
Core Courses                    Units
                                          GY 475: Industrial Attachment
EV 200: Environmental Science 1     2
CH 200: Chemical Thermodynamics 2                 (4 weeks)                     1
GY 201: Optical Mineralogy          2
GY 228: Introduction to                   Optional Courses
        Geochemistry                2     EV 300: Environmental Science II       2
GY 250: Mineralogy and                    GY 351: Fundamentals of
        Crystallography             3             Seismology                     2
GY 253: Fundamentals of                   GY 352: Marine Geology                 2
        Geophysics                  2     GY 353: Applied Geophysics             2
GY 254: Structural Geology 1        2     GY 356: Applied Geochemistry           2
GY 256: Fundamentals of                   GY 357: Isotope Geology                2
        Engineering Geology         2
                                          Fourth Year
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                                              (Rocks and Minerals)             3
Core Courses                           GY265: Geological Mapping I
BM 100: Principles of Management              (4 weeks)                        1
        and Administration         2
BM 102: Introduction toBusiness    2   Second Year
CL 108: Communication Skills
         for Commerce and              Core Course
         Management                3   EV 200: Environmental Science 1         2
GY 400: Geology and Mineral            GY 201: Optical Mineralogy              2
         Resources of Tanzania     4   GY 228: Introduction to
GY 401: History of the Earth       2           Geochemistry                    2
GY 402: Industrial Minerals            GY 250: Mineralogy and
                                               Crystallography                 3
         and Rocks                 2
                                       GY 253: Fundamentals of
GY 405: Independent Project        3
                                               Geophysics                      2
GY 406: Petroleum Geology          3   GY 254: Structural Geology 1            2
                                       GY 258: Remote Sensing and
Optional Courses                               GIS 1                           2
GY 403: Mining Geology and Ore         GY 355: Geological Mapping II           1
        Evaluation             3       GY 260: Sedimentary and
GY 404: Mineral Processing     2                Sedimentary Petrology          3
GY 407: Basin Analysis         2
GY 408: Basement Analysis      2       Optional Courses
GY 410: Advanced Hydrogeology  2
GY 411: New Developments in            CH 200: Chemical Thermodynamics 2
         Geosciences           2       MT 104: Computers and
GY 424: Rock Excavation and                    Programming              3
        Support                2       SC 215: Scientific Methods        2
B.SC. (WITH GEOLOGY) DEGREE                                         Units
PROGRAMME                              DS 200: Development Studies      2
                                       GY 256: Fundamentals of
First Year                                     Engineering Geology      2
                                       GY 257: Paleontology             3
Core Courses                   Units
TR 110: Surveying                  4
IS 131: Introduction to                Third Year
        Informatics and
        Microcomputers             2   Core Courses
DS 101: Perspective in
        Development I              2   GY 308: Principles of Stratigraphy      2
DS 102: Perspective in                 GY 326: Introduction to
        Development II             2           Hydrogeology                    2
GY100: Introduction to Geology         GY 361: Magmatic Petrology              3
        and Geological
                                       GY 362: Metamorphic Petrology           3
         Processes                 3
GY120: Earth Materials                 GY 364: Metallic Mineral Deposits
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        and Ore Microscopy          4    GY 410: Advanced Hydrogeology          2
GY 465: Geological Mapping III           GY 411: New Developments in
         (4 weeks)                  1              Geosciences                  2
GY 475: Industrial Attachment
         (4 weeks)                  1    B.SC. (ENGINEERING GEOLOGY)
                                         DEGREE PROGRAMME
Optional Courses
                                         First Year
EV 300: Environmental Science II    2
GY 351: Fundamentals of                  Core Courses
        Seismology                  2
GY 352: Marine Geology              2    EG 100: Workshop Training              3
GY 353: Applied Geophysics          2    EG 101: Engineering Drawing            1
GY 356: Applied Geochemistry        2    SE 101: Civil Engineering
GY 357: Isotope Geology             2            Drawing                        2
GY 367: Structural Geology II       2    CH100: Introduction to
GY 368: Remote Sensing and                       Physical Chemistry             2
        GIS II                      2    CH 111: Basic Analytic
GY 369: Introduction to                          Chemistry                      2
        Environmental Earth              MT 161: Matrices and Basic
        Science                     2            Calculus for Non
                                                 Majors                         3
Fourth Year                                                                 Units
                                         MT 171: One Variable Calculus
Core Courses                                     for Non Majors                 3
                                         IS 131: Introduction to
GY 400: Geology and Mineral                      Informatics and
        Resources of Tanzania        4           Microcomputers                 2
                                 Units   CS 171: Introduction to
GY 405: Independent Project          3           Computes and
GY 363: Integrated Prospecting                   Programming in
        Methods                     3            Pascal                         2
                                         CS 172: Introduction to
Optional Courses                                 Computers and
                                                 Programming II                 2
BM 100: Principles of Management         DS 101: Perspective in
        and Administration          2            Development I                  2
BM 102: Introduction to Business    2    DS 102: Perspective in
CL 108: Communication Skills for                 Development II                 2
        Commerce and                     GY 100: Introduction to
        Management                  3            Geology and
GY 401: History of the Earth        2            Geology Processes              3
GY 402: Industrial Minerals and          GY 120: Earth Materials
        Rocks                       2            (Rocks and Minerals)           3
GY 403: Mining Geology              2    GY 265: Geological Mapping 1
GY 406: Petroleum Geology           2            (4 weeks)                      2
GY 407: Basin Analysis              2
GY 408: Basement Analysis           2    Second Year
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                                          SE 212: Civil Engineering
Core Courses                                       Materials II                   3
EV 200: Environmental Science 1       2   GY 308: Principles of Stratigraphy      2
TR 110: Surveying                     4   GY 326: Introduction to
TR 211: Soil Mechanics                4           Hydrogeology                    2
TR 220: Route Location             2.5    GY 361: Magmatic Petrology              3
TR 212: Foundation Engineering        3   GY 362: Metamorphic Petrology           3
MT261: Several Variable                   GY 364: Metallic Mineral
        Calculus for Non Majors       3            Deposits and Ore
MT 271: Statistics for Mathematics                 Microscopy                     4
        Non Majors                    3   GY 367: Structural Geology II           2
GY 201: Optical Mineralogy            2   GY 465: Geological Mapping
GY 208: Principles of Stratigraphy    2            (4 weeks)                      1
GY 228: Introduction to                   GY 475: Industrial Attachment
        Geochemistry                  2            (4 weeks)                      1
GY 250: Mineralogy and
        Crystallography                   Optional Courses
                                      3
                                  Units   EV 300: Environmental Science II        2
GY 253: Fundamentals of                   GY 352: Marine Geology                  2
        Geophysics                    2   GY 353: Applied Geophysics              2
GY 254: Structural Geology 1          2   GY 356: Applied Geochemistry            2
GY 260: Sedimentology and                 GY 357: Isotopes Geology                2
        Sedimentary Petrology         3   GY 368: Remote Sensing and
GY 258: Remote Sensing and                        GIS II                          2
        GIS 1                         2   GY 369: Introduction to
GY 355: Geological Mapping II                     Environmental Earth
1                                                  Science                        2
Optional Courses                          Fourth Year
SC 215: Scientific Methods            2    Core Courses
MT 104: Computers and
        Programming                  3    TR 332: Pavement Analysis and
DS 200: Development Studies          2             Design                         3
GY 256: Fundamentals of                   TR 430: Pavement Maintenance            3
        Engineering Geology          2    EG 400: Engineering Ethics
GY 257: Palaeontology                3            and Professional
                                                  Conduct                         1
Third Year                                LW 400: Law for Engineers               2
                                          MG 445: Entrepreneurship for
Core Courses                                      Engineers                       3
                                          GY 363: Integrated Prospecting
TR 210: Introduction to                           Methods                         3
        Transport Engineering        3
TR 310: Foundation Engineering       3
TR 331: Highway material             3    *Optional for B.Sc. (Ed.) Programme
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GY 368: Remote Sensing and
        GIS II                     2            Microcomputers                 2
GY 400: Geology and Mineral
        Resources of Tanzania      4    ∗ EV 200: Environmental
GY 405: Independent Project        3            Science I                      2

Optional Courses
                                        Common Optional Courses for all
BM 100: Principles of Management        Science students
        and Administration          2
BM 102 Introduction to Business     2   DS 211: Entrepreneurship               2
CL 108: Communication Skills for
         Commerce and                   SC 215: Science Methods                2
        Management                  3   First Year
                                Units
GY 401: History of the Earth        2   Semester 1                        Unit
GY 402: Industrial Minerals and         MT 100: Foundations of
         Rocks                      2           Analysis                    3
GY 403: Mining Geology              3
GY 404: Mineral Processing          2   MT 104: Computer and
GY 406: Petroleum Geology           3           Programming                 3
GY 407: Basin Analysis              2   MT 137: Discrete Mathematics        2
GY 408: Basement Analysis           2   MT 161: Matrices and Basic
GY 410: Advanced Hydrogeology       2           Calculus for Non-
GY 411: New Developments in                     Majors                      3
            Geosciences
                                    2   MT 120: Analysis 1: Functions of a
GY 420: Dam Geology                 1           Single Variable             3
GY 421: Applied Engineering
        Seismology                  1   Semester 2
GY 423: Applied Rock Mechanics      1   MT 127: Linear Algebra 1               3
GY 424: Rock Excavation and             MT 171: One Variable Calculus
        Support                     2
                                                for Non-Majors                 3
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
                                        Second Year
Common Core Courses for all Science
students                                Semester 1                        Unit
                                        MT 200: Analysis 2: Functions
                                Units
                                                 of Several Variables       3
DS 101: Perspectives of
                                        MT 223: Mathematical Statistics 1   2
        Development I              2
DS 102: Perspectives of                 MT 216: Ordinary Differential
        Development II             2             Equations                  2
IS 131: Introduction to                 MT 239: Mathematical Logic
        Informatics and
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        and Formal Semantic          2    Second Year
MT 261: Several Variable
        Calculus for Non-Majors      3    Semester 1                          Unit
                                          MT 261: Several Variable
Semester 2                                        Calculus for
MT 218: Linear Programming           2            Non-Majors                     3
MT 254: Numerical Analysis I         2
MT 227: Linear Algebra II            3    Semester 2
MT 266: Rigid Body Mechanics I       2    MT 271: Statistics for
MT 271: Stastics for Mathematics                  Mathematics Non-Majors         3
         Non-Majors                  3
Third Year                                MATHEMATICS CORE COURSES
                                          FOR B.SC.(EDUCATION)
Semester 1                         Unit
MT 347: Abstract Algebra             2    PROGRAMME
MT 389: Mathematics Project          2
MT 338: Queuing Theory and                First Year
         Inventory Modules           2
                                          Semester 1                       Units
                                          MT100: Foundations of Analysis       3
Semester 2
                                          MT127: Linear Algebra 1              3
MT 300: Analysis 3: Complex
                                          MT223: Mathematical Statistics 1     2
         Analysis I                  2
MT 360: Topology I                   2    Semester 2
MT 373: Mathematical                      Education                             15
         Statistics II               3
                                          Second Year
MATHEMATICS FOR NON-
MAJORS                                    Semester 1
                                          Education                             15
First Year
                                          Semester 2
Semester 1                      Unit      MT120: Analysis 1: Functions of a
                                                     Single Variable             3
MT 161: Matrices and Basic
                                          MT218: Linear Programming              2
        Calculus for Non-Majors   3
                                          MT254: Numerical Analysis 1            2

Semester 2                                Third Year
MT 171: One Variable Calculus
        for Non-Majors               3    Semester 1

                                          MT200: Analysis 2. Functions of
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       Several Variables               3
MT216: Ordinary Differential                DS 211: Entrepreneurship                 2
       Equations                       3
                                            SC 215: Science Methods                  2
MT347: Abstract Algebra                2
MT389: Mathematics Project             1
                                            Physics Core Courses for the B.Sc. (Ed.)
Semester 2                                  Degree Programme
MT266: Rigid Body Mechanics 1          2
MT300: Analysis 3: Complex                  First Year
        Analysis 1                     2
MT360: Functional Analysis             3
                                            Semester 1                            Units
Optional Mathematics Courses for the        PH122: Classical Mechanics                2
B.Sc.(Education) Programme                                                        Units
                                            PH113: Electromagnetism I                 2
Second Year                                 PH116: Practicals I                       2
                                            PH123: Vibrations and Waves               2
Semester 2                          Units
MT 227: Linear Algebra 2                3   Semester 2
                                            Education                               15
Third Year
                                            Second Year
Semester 1
MT373: Mathematical statistics II      3    Semester 1
                                            Education                               15
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
                                            Semester 2
Common Core Courses for all Science         PH124: Optics                            2
students                                    PH213: Electromagnetism II               2
                                            PH247: Practicals II                     2
                                    Units   PH239: Fundamentals of Quantum
DS 101: Perspectives of                              Mechanics                       2
         Development I                 2    PH332: Solid State Physics               2
DS 102: Perspectives of
         Development II                2    Third Year
IS 131: Introduction to
         Informatics and                    Semester 1
            Microcomputers             2    PH220: Statistical Thermodynamics        2
∗ EV 200: Environmental                     PH326: Analogue Electronics              2
         Science I                     2    PH343: Atomic Physics                    2
                                            PH345: Practicals III                    2
Common Optional Courses for all             *Optional for B.Sc. (Ed.) Programme
Science students
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                                          Semester 2
Semester 2                                DS 102: Perspectives of
PH327: Digital Electronics            2            Development II             2
PH344: Nuclear Physics                2   IS 131: Introduction to Informatics
PH364: Earth-Atmosphere                            and Microcomputers         2
         System                       2            TOTAL                      8
PH346: Physics Project                2
                                          b) Optional Courses
Physics Optional Courses for B.Sc. (Ed)
                                          Semester 1                         Units
Degree Programme
                                          SC 215: Scientific Methods              2
                                          DS 211: Entrepreneurship               2
Second Year                                       TOTAL                          4
                                          ZOOLOGY MAJOR
Semester 1                       Units
PH219: Relativity and                     First Year
        Cosmology                    2
                                 Units    a) Core Courses for B.Sc. General
PH329: Introduction to                    Majoring in Zoology
       Agricultural Physics           1
                                          Semester 1                         Units
Semester 2                                ZL 121: Invertebrate Zoology           2
PH249: Fundamentals of                    BL 111: Introductory Cell
         Materials Science            2            Biology and Genetics          3
Third Year                                Semester 2
Semester 1                                BL 113: Ecology I                      2
PH319: Fundamentals of                    MC 111: Introduction to
         Atmospheric                               Microbiology                  2
         Physics                      2   ZL 122: Chordate Zoology               2
                                          ZL 124: Developmental Biology          2
Semester 2                                         TOTAL                        13
PH328: Concepts in Astronomy
       and Astrophysics               1   a) Optional Courses

DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY                     Semester 1                         Units
AND MARINE BIOLOGY                        WS 101: Ecology and
                                                  Utilisation of Natural
Common Courses for All Science Stu-               Resources                      2
dents
                                          Semester 2
a) Core Courses                           CL 107: Communication
                                                   Skills for Science            3
Semester 1                       Units             TOTAL                         5
DS 101: Perspectives of
         Development I               2    Second Year
* EV 200: Environmental Science I    2
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a) Core Courses                                    TOTAL                        11

Semester 1                                b) Optional Courses
AQ 201: Aquatic Biology              2
BL 213: Ecology II                   2    Semester 1                         Units
ZL 210: Vertebrate Anatomy and            BL 313: Biological Impact
         Physiology I                2            Assessment                     2
ZL 215: Mammalian Biology            2    ZL 326: Entomology II                  2
ZL 228: Parasitology I               2
                                          Semester 2
Semester 2                                BL 314: Biostatistics II
AQ 218: Aquatic Biology Field             ZL 318: Endocrinology and
         Course                      2               Reproductive Physiology 2
                                 Units                                    Units
BL 214: Biostatistics I              2    ZL 315: Physiology of Nutrition     2
ZL 211: Vertebrate Anatomy and            ZL 328: Parasitology II             2
        Physiology II                2             TOTAL                    12
ZL 226: Entomology I                 2
        TOTAL                       17
                                          WILDLIFE SCIENCE AND CON-
b) Optional Courses                       SERVATION

Semester 1                       Units    B.Sc. (Wildlife)
ZL 215: Mammalian Biology            2
                                          First Year
Semester 2
WS 202: Biology of Birds             2    a) Core Courses
ZL 207: Ichthyology                  2
ZL 214: Herpetology                  2    Semester 1                       Units
         TOTAL                       8    CH 113: Chemistry for Life
                                                   Sciences                    3
Third Year
                                          ZL 121: Invertebrate Zoology         2
a) Core Courses                           BL 111: Introductory Cell
                                                   Biology and    Genetics     3
Semester 1                       Units    AC 100: Principles of Accounting I 3
BL 311: Molecular Genetics           2    BM 100: Principles of Management
BL 399: Research Project         2(1)+             and Administration          3
ZL 307: Animal Behaviour I           2    BT 111: Introductory Botany          2

Semester 2                                Semester 2
BL 303: Terrestrial Biology Field         BL 113: Ecology I                      2
        Course                        1   WS 101: Ecology and Utilisation
BL 399: Research Project          2(1)+            of Natural Resources          2
ZL 302: Evolution                     2
                                          ZL 122: Chordate Zoology              22
ZL 327: Cell Biology                  2
                                                  TOTAL                         22
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b) Optional Courses                     Semester 2
                                        GE 221: Biotic Resources              3
Semester 2                              WS 203: Management of
MC 111: Introduction to                        Wildlife in Captivity          2
         Microbiology              2    ZL 207: Ichthyology                   2
ZL 124: Developmental Biology      2    ZL 211: Vertebrate Anatomy and
                                                Physiology II                 2
CL 107: Communication Skills
                                        ZL 214: Herpetology                   3
         for Science               3             TOTAL                       13
         TOTAL                     7
                                        Third Year
Second Year
                                        a) Core Courses
a) Core Courses
                                        Semester 1                        Units
Semester 1                      Units   BL 399: Research Project          2(1)+
                                        BT 329: Plant Ecology and
AQ 201: Aquatic Biology             2            Phytogeography               3
BL 213: Ecology II                  2   WS 300: Practical Training II         2
GE 225: Remote Sensing and              WS 301: Conservation Biology          2
         Geographical Information       WS 303: Wildlife Economics            2
         Systems (GIS)              3   WS 304: Analysis of Wildlife
WS 201: Range Ecology               2            Populations                  2
ZL 215: Mammalian Biology           2   ZL 307: Animal Behaviour I            2
ZL 228: Parasitology I              2
                                        Semester 2
                                        BL 399: Research Project         2(1)+
Semester 2                              WS 305: Animal Ecology               2
AQ 218: Aquatic Biology Field           WS 308: Animal Behaviour II          2
         Course                    1    WS 309: Reproduction, Growth
BL 214: Biostatistics I            2             and Nutrition in Wild
BT 213: Taxonomy of Higher                       Mammals                     1
         Plants                    2    WS 312: Legislation for Wildlife
WS 202: Biology of Birds           2             Conservation                2
WS 204: Community Based                         TOTAL                       22
         Conservation and
         Extension                 2    b) Optional Courses
WS 205: Biogeography               2
WS 200: Practical Training I       2    Semester 1
ZL 226: Entomology I               2    BL 313: Biological Impact
         TOTAL                    30             Assessment                   2
                                        EC 375: Natural Resources
b) Optional courses                              and Environmental
                                                    Economics                 3
Semester 1                              GE 330: Environmental
ZL 210: Vertebrate Anatomy and                   Assessment and
                                                 Management I                 3
        Physiology I               2    ZL 326: Entomology II                 2
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                                            2.2 Admission may be based equivalent
Semester 2                                      qualifications.
BL 314: Biostatistics II               2
GE 331: Environmental Assessment            2.3 Each M.Sc. study programme shall
         and Management II             3        start at the beginning of the academic
WS 311: Tourism and Recreation                  year and conclude 24 months later
         Management                    2
ZL 302: Evolution                      2        for full time students and 30 months
         TOTAL                        19        later for part-time students. Beyond
                                                these limits, Senate approval is
+ = Course runs over two semesters              necessary.
POSTGRADUATE STUDIES                        2.4 The M.Sc. programme shall consist
M.Sc. DEGREE PROGRAMMES                         of course work (Part I) and research
                                                projects (Part II).
The Faculty of Science has a programme
leading to M.Sc. degrees by course work     2.5 A minimum of 30 units must be
and thesis in Biology, Chemistry Geol-          completed. Completing a course is
ogy, Applied Science of Materials, Com-         defined as obtaining a B grade or
puter Science, Mathematics, Physics,            higher.
Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Wildlife
and Terrestrial Ecology, Applied Zoology    2.6 For departments offering a core/elec-
and Environmental Science. It also has a         tive combination in their course
programme leading to the Postgraduate            work, core courses must amount to
Diploma in Scientific Computing. De-              at least 50% of the total units.
tailed information may be obtained from
the Heads of the relevant Departments.      2.7 A maximum of 6 units of under-
                                                graduate courses, approved by the
General Regulations                             Department, may be taken and
1. Each candidate for the degree of             counted towards fulfilling the M.Sc.
   M.Sc. by course work must satisfy all        requirements. Such courses must be
   the requirements of the University’s         passed by M.Sc. candidates with at
   regulations for higher degrees in all        least a B grade.
   faculties.
                                            2.8 All M.Sc. courses shall bear code
Special Regulations                             number in the 600 series.
2. The following special regulations
    shall also apply to the course work     Examination Regulations
    for the M.Sc. programme of the          3.1 Candidate will be required to score
    Faculty of Science.                         at least a C grade in all their M. Sc.
                                                courses.
2.1 To be eligible for admission to the
    Programme, the applicant should         3.2 Candidates who attain the B grade
    normally have an overall grade of B         average in the course work part but
    or higher in the B.Sc. degree subject       who carry the grade of C in any
    he/she wishes to study under the            of the courses contributing to the
    programme.                                  required minimum of 30 units shall
                                                be required to do supplementary
                                                examinations and pass the failed
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      courses. Candidates who fail the          examiners in both Part I and II of the
      supplementary examination(s) shall        M.Sc. examination.
      be discontinued from studies. The
      highest grade awarded in a supple-    3.9 At least one month before a disserta-
      mentary examination is a B.                tion is submitted a candidate shall
                                                 give notice in writing to the Chief
3.3 Candidates whose overall grade               Academic Officer of the University
    point average is 2.7 and above but           with the proposed title and an outline
    below 3.0 in the course work part,           of the plan and general scope of the
    shall be allowed to do supplemen-            work.
    tary examination(s) in the failed       3.10 There shall be no classification of
    courses. After the supplementary             M.Sc. Degree.
    examination(s) those candidates who
    have upgraded their G.P.A. to 3.0       M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN BIOLOGY
    and above, will be allowed to pro-
    ceed with the thesis phase of the       Core Courses                         Units
    M.Sc. programme. After the sup-         BL 601: Genetics                         3
    plementary examination(s) those         BL 603: Population Genetics              3
    candidates who fail to attain the       BL 604: Plant Breeding                   2
    overall average of 3.0 or fail any      BL 605: Animal Breeding                  2
    course, shall be discontinued from      BL 606: Development Biology              3
    studies.                                BL 610: Cell and Molecular
3.4 Courses will be assessed and grades             Biology                          3
    awarded within the term in which        BL 611: Physiology                       3
    they are completed.                     BL 699: Dissertation                     3

3.5 Except with the special approval of     Physiology
    the Faculty Board, a student may not    BL 612: Neurophysiology and
    proceed to his/her research project             Endocrine Biology                3
    without having passed Part I of his/    BL 613: Reproductive Biology             3
    her M.Sc. examination.
                                            BL 614: Plant Developmental
3.6 Part II of the M.Sc. examination                Physiology                       3
    shall consist of an assessment of a     BL 615: Plant Metabolic
    dissertation by at least 2 examiners            Physiology                       3
    one of who shall be external to the     BL 616: Soil-Plant-Water
    University. Examiners may require               Relations                        3
    the candidate to present himself/her-
    self for oral questioning in addition   Ecology
    to such other examinations as may
    be prescribed.                          BL 621: Animal Ecology                   3
                                            BL 622: Plant Ecology                    3
3.7 The Faculty Board must approve          BL 623: Marine Ecology                   3
    research topics.                        BL 624: Freshwater Ecology               3
3.8 In order to qualify for the M.Sc.
    degree, a student must satisfy the      Aspects of Applied Biology
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BL 630: Plant Pathology             3    9. Photochemistry                      2
BL 631: Entomology                  3    10. Physical Organic Chemistry         2
                                         11. Chemistry of Natural
Evaluation and Systematics                   Products                           2
BL 640: Theory of Evaluation       3     12. Heterocyclic Chemistry             2
BL 641: Evaluation of Behavior     3     13. Advanced Chemical
BL 643: Angiosperm Systematic I 3            Kinetics                           2
BL 644: Angiosperm Systematic II 3       14. Medicinal Chemistry                2
BL 645: Algal Systematic           3
                               Units     M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN APPPLIED
                                         SCIENCE OF MATERIALS
BL 646: Fungal Systematic          3
BL 647: Fauna of East Africa       2     Core Courses                       Units
                                         CH 630: Advanced Analytical
M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN                               Chemistry and
CHEMISTRY                                        Instrumental Methods           4
                                         CH 631: Cement Chemistry               4
Core Courses                             CH 632: Metallurgy                     4
CH 601: Advanced (and Applied)
       Thermodynamics                    CH 633: Fuels and Applied
                                                  Fuel Science                  4
        and Electrochemistry        5
                                         CH 634: Organic Chemical
CH 602: Quantum Chemistry           3            of Industrial, Agricultural
CH 603: Solid State Chemistry       4            and Medicinal
CH 605: Advanced Organic                         Application                    4
        Chemistry                    7   CH 699: Dissertation                   4
CH 699: Dissertation                11
        Total                       19   Optional Courses
                                         CH 635: Chromatographic
Optional Courses                                 Techniques                     3
1. Chemical Application of               CH 636: Polymer Chemistry              5
   Group Theory                     2    CH 637: Silicon Chemistry              3
2. Statistical Mechanics            2    CH 638: Ceramics and Glass
                                                  Industries                    2
3. Surface and Colloid
                                         CH 639: Food Related
   Chemistry                        2             Industries                    2
4. Chemistry of Organ —                  CH 640: Wood Chemicals, Pulp
   Metallic Compounds               2             and Paper Industries          2
5. Recent Developments in the            CH 641: Unit Operations                2
   Chemistry of Noble Gases         2
6. Reactions in Non-aqueous              M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN
   Solutions                        2    GEOLOGY
7. Recent Developments in
   Inorganic Chemical Analysis      2    A. Core Courses
8. Raw Materials for Industry and        GY 601: Rift Valleys, Volcanism
   Their Processing                 2             and Geothemics                3
                                         GY 602: Igneous and
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         Metamorphic                            consistence with the chosen research
         Petrology                  3           area.
GY 603: Structural Geology          3
GY 604: Sedimentology               3        3. The assessment of all the courses shall
GY 605: Nuclear Geology             3           be 25% of the marks from the continu-
                                                ous assessment and 75% from the final
GY 606: Integrated Prospecting
                                                examination.
         Methods                    3
GY 699: Dissertation                3        The courses are grouped as follows:
B. Optional Courses             Units        Operations Research              Units
GY 607: Mineralogy                           MT 614: Methods of Operations
GY 608: Continental Margins and                       Research                    3
        Coastal Evolution           3        MT 624: Methods of Operations
GY 609: Remote Sensing and                           Research                     3
        Resources Evolution         3        MT 634: Methods of Operations
GY 610: Mineral Economics and
                                                     Research                     3
        Management of
        Resources                   3
GY 611: Oil and Gas                          Classical Mathematics
        Explorations                3        MT 615: General Theory of
GY 612: Ground Water                                   Viscous and
        Exploration                 3                  Compressible Flows            3
GY 613: Geostatistics in Ore                 MT 625: Waves                           3
         Reserve Estimations                 MT635: Hydronamic and
         and Computer                                  Hydro/Aeroelastic
        Application                 3                  Stability                     3
GY 614: Geotechniques and                    MT 645: Boundary Layer
        Environmental                                  Theory                        3
        Geology                     3        MT 655: Partial Differential
GY 615: Geology and Mineral                            Equations                     3
         Resourtes of                        MT 665: Ordinary Differential
         Sub-Saharan Africa         3                  Equations I                   3
GY 617: Micropaleontology           3
                                             Equations I
M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN MATH-                     MT 675: Ordinary Differential
EMATICS                                              Equations II                    3

The programme follows the Faculty of         Engineering Mathematics
Science Regulations for the M.Sc. degree     MT 618: Discrete Mathematical
in addition to these regulations:                    Modelling                       3
                                             MT 628: Continuous Mathematical
1. Every student must take all the courses           Modelling                       3
   designed as core.                         MT 648: Viscous Flow                    3
                                             MT 658: Hydrodynamic Stability          3
2. A student must complete 9 units from      MT 668: Boundary Layer Theory
   one of the specializations. Elective               and Turbulent Flow             3
   courses must be chosen in consulta-       MT 678: Nonlinear Mechanics             3
   tion with an academic advisor and in
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MT 688: Continuum Mechanics              3   2. Mathematical Modeling
MT 698: Methods for Mechanics            3   MT 618: Directed Mathematical
                                                     Modeling                       3
Both Pure and Applied Mathematics            MT 628: Continuous Mathematical
MT 619: Applied Functional                           Modeling                       3
         Analysis                  5         MT 638: Case Studies in
MT 629: Complex Methods in                           Mathematical
         Partial Differential                        Modeling                       3
         Equations                 3
                               Units         3. Operations Research        Units
MT 639: Complex Methods in                   MT 614: Methods of Operations
         Partial Differential                          Research                3
         Equations I               3         MT 624: Statistic Systems         3
                                             MT 634: Nonlinear and Dynamic
The following courses are core for all                 Programming             3
students:
                                             4. Computational Mathematics
Core Courses                                 MT 616: Numerical Linear
MT 619: Applied Functional                           Algebra                        3
        Analysis                         5   MT 626: Finite Difference
MT 646: Informatics,                                  Methods                       3
        Microcomputers and                   MT 636: Finite Element
        Programming                      3            Methods                       3
MT 656: Computer Applications            3
                                             5. Applied Mechanics
Areas of Specialization
A student can specialize in one of the       MT 678: Nonlinear Mechanics            3
following areas. The minimum units           MT 688: Continuation
Specialization are 9. Below is the list of              Mechanics                   3
the current topics of specialization with    MT 698: Methods for
the individual courses. The topics to be                Mechanics                   3
offered in any given year depend on the
staff available.                             6. Theoretical Fluid Mechanics
                                             MT 615: General Theory of
                                                       Viscous and
1. Mathematical Analysis
                                                       Compressible Flows           3
                                             MT 625: Waves                          3
Core Courses                        Units
                                             MT 635: Hydrodynamic
MT 620 : Complex Methods in
                                                        and Hydro/Acroclastc
         Partial Differential
                                                       Stability                    3
         Equations I                     3
MT 630: Complex Methods in
                                             7. Computational Fluid Mechanics
         Partial Differential
                                             MT 648: Viscous Flow             3
         Equations II                    3
                                             MT 658: Hydrodynamic
MT 655: Partial Differential
                                                     Stability                3
         Equations                       3
                                             MT 668: Boundary Layer
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          Theory and Turbulent                     Systems                     2
          Flow                       3    IS 647: Expert Systems               2
                                          IS 648: Natural Language
8. Differential Equations                          Processing                  2
MT 628: Continuous                        IS 649: Principles of Geographical
           Mathematical                           Information Systems          2
           Modeling                  3    IS 650: Multimedia
MT 655: Partial Differential                      Communications               2
           Equations                  3                                    Units
                                  Units   IS 651: Management Information
MT 665: Ordinary                                   Systems                     2
        Differential                      IS 652: Group Support
        Equations I                  3             Systems                     2
                                          IS 653: Current Tends in IT          2
M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN
COMPUTER SCIENCE                          M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN PHYSICS
Core Courses                              Core courses
IS 601: Object Orient                     PH 610: Classical Mechanics           2
         Programming                 3    PH 611: Electrodynamics               2
IS 602: Data Systems                 3    PH 612: Electronics                   2
IS 603: Advanced Networking          3    PH 615: Mathematical Physics          3
IS 604: Web Programming
                                          PH 616: Statistical Mechanics         3
         Languages                   1
IS 605: Research Methodology         1    PH 617: Quantum Mechanics             3
IS 606: Software Architectures            PH 618: Solid State Physics           3
        and Applications             2    PH 619: Nuclear Physics               3
IS 607: Artificial Intelligence       2    PH 699: Dissertation                  2
IS 608: Distributed Databases        3
IS 609: Multimedia Systems           2    Optional Courses
IS 610: Legal, Professional and           PH 630: Agricultural Physics
        Social Aspects of                         (Introductory Course)         1
        Computing                    1    PH 631: Energy Physics
IS 699: Research Dissertation        6            (Introductory Course)         2
                                          PH 632: Solid State Physics:
Optional Courses                                  Experimental
                                                  (Introductory Course)         1
IS 641: Human Computer                    PH 633: Solid State Physics
        Interact                     2            Theoretical (Introductory
IS 642: Advanced Computer                         Course)                       1
        Architectures                2    PH 634: Geophysics
IS 643: Compilation and                           (Introductory Course)         1
        Compiler Generation          2    PH 636: Experimental Methods
IS 644: Advanced Computer                         in Nuclear Physics            1
        Graphs                       2
IS 645: Advanced Software                 M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN
        Engineering                  2    WILDLIFE AND
                                          TERRESTRIAL ECOLOGY
IS 646: Strategic Information
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                                             WE 662: Wildlife Disease and
Core Courses                                         Parasitology                   2
BL 650: Biostatistics                    3   WE 663: Feeding Ecology                1
BT 309: Plant Ecology                    3   WE 664: Ethology of Large
WE208: Range Ecology                     2           Mammals                        2
WE602: Environmental Science             4
WE603: Community and                         Other Optional Courses
        Ecosystems Ecology              2    WE 671: Ecological Physiology
WE604: Population Ecology               2            and Biotelemetry               2
                                    Units                                       Units
WE605: Wildlife Analysis                     WE 672: Primate Ecology and
        and Management                               Behavior                       2
        Techniques                       2   WE 673: Ecology of Birds               1
WE 606: Fauna and Flora of                   WE 674: Invertebrate Ecology           2
        Africa                           3   WE 675: Forestry Ecology               2
WE 607: Seminar Projects                 2   WE 676: Taxonomy and
WE 699:Dissertation                      2           Biosystematics
                                                     Techniques                     1
Optional Courses
(to be offered in specialist packages)       M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN
                                             APPLIED ZOOLOGY
Biometry and Systems Analysis
WE 631: Advanced Statistical                 Core Courses
        Analysis                         2   AZ 601: Applied Ecology                3
WE 632: Basic Computer                       AZ 602: Insect Physiology              3
        Programming                      2   AZ 603: Insect Classification and
WE 633: Systems Analysis and                         Phylogeny                      3
       Modelling                         1   AZ 604: Parasitology                   3
                                             AZ 605: Biostatisics                   3
Ecosystem Planning, Development              AZ 606: Pest and Hector
and Conservation                                      Management                    3
WE 641: Land Use, Planning and               AZ 699: Dissertation                   3
        Development             2
WE 642: Human Ecology and                    Elective Courses
        Demography              2            AZ 610: Protozoology                   3
WE 643: Marine Parks and                     AZ 611: Animal Melaniology             3
        Conservation            1            AZ 612: Immunology of Parasitic
                                                      Infections                    3
Range and Pasture Ecology                    AZ 614: Non-Insect Pests               3
WE 651: Plant Erotology and                  AZ 615: Arthropods as Agents of
        Physiology                       2           Animal Diseases                3
WE 652: Pastoralism and Pasture
        Research                         1   M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN
WE 653: Crop Ecology I                   1   FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCI-
                                             ENCES
Wildlife Ecology
WE 661: Ecological Monitoring                Core Courses
                                         2   BL 650: Biostatistics                  3
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MB 601: Physical and Chemical          EV 602: Analytical Methods in
                Oceanography and               Environmental
       Limnology                   3           Science I                     2
MB 602: Primary and                    EV 603: Environmental
        Secondary                              Chemistry                     3
        Production of                  EV 604: General Ecology               3
        Plankton                   3   EV 605: Marine Ecology                3
MB 603: Marine and Freshwater          EV 606: Water Resources
         Resources                 3           Management                    2
                               Units                                     Units
MB 604: Fishing Technology         1   EV 607: Atmospheric and Soil
MB 605: Fish Ecology and                       Quality Management            2
        Population Dynamics        4   EV 699: Dissertation                  2
MB 606: Socio Economic Factors
        and Fisheries                  Optional Courses
        Management                 2   EV 608: Environmental
MB 607: Aquaculture I              2           Toxicology                    2
MB 699: Dissertation               2   EV 609: Analytical Methods in
                                                Environmental
Optional Courses                                 Science II                  2
MB 608: Nekton, Benthos                EV 610: Environmental Pollution
        and Estuarine                           and Public Health            2
        Communities               2    EV 611: Environmental
MB 609: Aquatic Pollution         2
                                               Modelling                     2
MB 610: Non-Living Marine
                                       EV 612: Environmental Laws and
         Resources                1
MB 611: Aquaculture II            2             Legislation                  2
MB 612: Conservation of                EV 613: Marine Resources
         Aquatic Habitats         2             and their Rational
MB 613: Hydrography and                         Utilization                  2
         Physical                      EV 614: Industrial Development
         Oceanography             2             and Pollution                2
MB 614: Marine Geology and             EV 615: Treatment and Recycling
         Mineral Resources        2              of Waste Products           2
MB 615: Fish Parasitology         2    EV 616: Land Degradation and
MB 616: Introduction to                         Desertification               2
         Computer                      EV 617: Environmental
         Programming              1            Geology                       2
                                       EV 618: Chemical Pollutants in
M.Sc. PROGRAMME IN ENVI-                        the Environment              2
RONMENTAL                              EV 619: Environmental Impact
SCIENCES                                       Assessment                    2
                                       EV 690: Independent Studies in
Core Courses                                   Environmental Science         3
EV 601: Introduction to
        Environmental                  POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN
         Science                  2    SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING
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                                             A unit is a measure used by the Uni-
To help prepare prospective technicians      versity of Dar es Salaam to represent
and programmers in the fields of:             the weight of a course. The weight of a
                                             course is measured by the total number
i) Group I - Scientists I Graduates in:      of lecture- hours required for its coverage
    Engineering, Mathematics, Phys-          or the total number of hours to be spent
    ics, Statistics, Geology and related     in practical classes, or a mixture of these
    fields.                                   two. In the Faculty of Science, if a course
ii) Group I Scientists II                    requires a total of 10 hours of lecture to
    Graduates in the fields of:               be completed, then such a courses is a 1-
    Chemistry, Biological Sciences,          unit course. Similarly, any course which
    Agriculture, Medicine, Pharmacy,         will require a total of 30 lecture hours
    Dentistry and related fields.             for its completion, then it is weighted as
                                             a 3-unit course.
iii) Group III — Business
    Graduates in:                            Course Coding
    Economics, Commerce and                  All courses are categorized in seven areas.
    Management and Business related          namely:
    fields.
                                             Area 1: Software Systems
iv) Group IV — Liberal Artists               Area 2: Computer Programming
                                             Area 3: Mathematics
Graduates in:                                Area 4: Business
Arts, Social Sciences and related fields.     Area 5: Computer Applications
                                             Area 6: Expert Systems
v) Group V — Lawyers Graduates in            Area 7: Final Project
             Law.
                                             All courses will start with two letters MT
Entry Requirements                           followed by three digits. MT stands for
To be eligible for admission, a candi-       courses in the Mathematics Department.
date                                         The first 5 stands for a course at post-
must poses at least a Bachelor’s degree or   graduate diploma level. The second digit
Advanced Diploma or its equivalent.          starting from 1 represents the number
                                             of the courses in the area. The last digit
Course Duration                              represents the area in which the course
The programme lasts for 12 months and        belongs.
consists of:
                                Units        Summary of Courses
Part I: Core Courses for all
                                             Courses                              Units
           students                19
                                             Area 1: Software Systems
Part II: Core Courses per
                                                     Total                           24
          specialization           11        MT 511: Systems Software                 3
Part III: Optional Courses          9        MT 521: Data Communication
Part IV: Project/Dissertation       6                and Networking                   3
          Total                    45        MT 531: Data Management                  3
                                             MT 541: Computer Graphic                 5
Explanatory Notes on Units
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MT 551: Systems Analysis and              MT 524: Accountancy                    2
        Design                        3
MT 561: Advanced Computer                 MT 534: Business Environment           2
       Graphics                       3   MT 544: Management Science             3
MT 557: Network and System                MT 554: Business Policy                3
       Management in (NT)                 MT 564: Telemarketing Methods
       Environment                    2           and Techniques                  3
MT 558: Network Design and                MT 564: Informatics Law                 3
       Administration in LINUX                                                Units
       Environment                    2   Courses in Area 5: Computer
                                  Units   Application Total                      6
MT 559: Management and                    MT 515: Computer Applications I        3
        Exploitation of Network
                                          MT 525: Computer Applications II       3
        Resources                     2
MT 560: Computer Aided
        Administration                2   Courses in Area 6: Expert Systems
                                          Total                                 18
Courses                                   MT 516: Concepts of CAD/CAM            3
Courses in Area 2:Computer Program-       MT 526: Business Computer
ming                                               Applications                  5
Total                             15      MT 536: Scheduling                     2
                                          MT 546: Dynamic Databases              2
MT 512: Programme Design              3   MT 556: Computational
MT 522: Programming with C++          3            Linguistics                   3
MT 532: Advanced Programming              MT 566: Knowledge-Based
        with C++                      3             Systems                      3
MT 542: Programming in Pascal         3
MT 552: Programming in                    Courses in Area 7: Final Project
        Cobol                         3   Total                                  6
                                          MT 517: Project                        6
Courses in Area 3: Mathematics
Total                                20   Part I: Core Courses
                                          All students registered in the programme
MT 513: Mathematics                   2   have to take the following core courses:
MT 523: Statistics and Probability    3
MT 533: Biostatistics                 4                                  Units
MT 543: Quantitative Methods          3   MT 514: Human Communication
MT 553: Computational                             and Information
        Techniques I                  4            Systems                   4
MT 563: Computational                     MT 512: Program Design             3
        Techniques I                  3   MT 511: Systems Software           3
                                          MT 521: Data Communication and
Courses in Area 4:Business                        Networking                 3
Total                                20   MT 531: Data Management            3
MT 514: Human                             MT 515: Computer Applications I    3
         Communicational                  Total                            19
          and Information                 Part II: Core Courses per Specialisa-
          System                      4
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tion                                         from the project supervisor.

Group I: Scientist I                         Courses                       Units
                                             MT 522: Programming in C++        3
Courses                                      MT 532: Advanced Programming
MT 524: Accountancy                      2           in C++                    3
MT 534: Business Environment             2   MT 542: Programming in Pascal     3
MT 516: Concepts of CAD/CAM              2                                 Units
                                     Units   MT 552: Programming in
MT 553: Computational                                COBOL                     3
        Techniques I                    4    MT551: Systems Analysis and
Total                                  11            Design                    3
                                             MT 541: Computer Graphics         3
Group II: Scientist II                       MT 563: Computational
MT 524: Accountancy                     2             Techniques II            3
MT 533: Biostatistics                   4    MT 543: Quantitive Methods        3
MT 534: Business Environment            2    MT 561: Advanced Computer
MT 566: Knowledge-based                               Graphics                 3
         Systems                        3    MT 566: Knowledge Based
Total                                  11             Systems                  3
                                             MT 556: Computational
Group III: Business Graduates                        Linguistics               3
MT 513: Mathematics                     3
MT 523: Statistics and Probability      3    Part IV: Project
MT 526: Business Computer
        Applications                    4    MT 517: Project                         6
Total                                  11
                                             Students will be required to write a
Group IV: Liberal Artists                    report, which is based on project work.
                                     Units   Each student will be encouraged to give
MT 524: Accountancy                      2   suggestions on the type and nature of
MT 536: Scheduling                       2   problem he/she is interested to solve.
MT 534: Business Environment             2   Students with previous working experi-
MT 541: Computer Graphics                5   ence in any industry will be encouraged
Total                                  11    to delve in issues which provide solutions
                                             to real problems existing in their work
Group V: Lawyers                             places provided they get approval of the
MT 524: Accountancy              2           Department and the employer.
MT 534: Business Environment     2
MT 525: Computer Application II 2            Evaluation
MT 536: Scheduling               2           Except for the project, each course will
MT 546: Dynamic Databases        2           have a continuous assessment and Univer-
Total                           11           sity Examination at the end of the course
                                             (as per Faculty of Science regulations).
Part III: Optional Courses                   The CA will comprise take home assign-
Students should select at least 6 units      ment (10%) and mid term test (20%), total
from the optional courses with guidance      50% and EU will contribute 50%.
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                                              3.2 A Form VI certificate with at least
The project assessment will be 100%               one principal and two subsidiaries
Each student will write a report of the           in Science subjects, one of which
project work. The supervisor and the ex-          should be Mathematics, plus three
ternal examiner will evaluate the project         years industrial experience.
report. Also, each student will make an       4. Course Structure
oral presentation to a panel of not less          The whole course is structured on a
than three experts, appointed by the              course unit system. Approximately
course subcommittee headed by the Head            10 one-hour lectures or 10 two or
of Mathematics Department.                        three hours practical constitute one
                                                  unit. Seminars and group discus-
The Faculty of Science regulations for            sions are not counted in the weight-
passing and completing a course at post-          ing. The final year project will have
graduate level will hold.                         a 3-unit weighting.

DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN SCI-                     5. General Regulations
ENCE LABORATORY TECHNOL-                      5.1 General University regulations
OGY (ELECTRONICS                                  which govern degree courses also
AND INSTRUMENTATION)                              apply to the Diploma courses.

General Introduction                          5.2 A student must complete, normally
1. Objectives of the Course                       in three years, a minimum of 120
1.1 To produce highly skilled techni-             units, including all core courses, for
    cians to man laboratories in institu-         the award of the Diploma.
    tions of higher learning in Govern-
    ment and in industry.                     5.3 All students must take the common
1.2 To produce technicians with leader-           core courses in Management (MC)
    ship and managerial qualities.                and Technical Drawing (TD). The
                                                  remaining courses will be devoted to
1.3 To serve as a pilot instructor’s              individual specialization in Biology,
    course.                                       Chemistry, Physics, or Electronics
                                                  and Instrumentation.
2.    Duration of the Course
      The course will be of three years       5.4 Each student shall register four
      duration, divided equally between           courses totaling at least 33 units per
      academic and industrial training.           academic year.

3.    Entry Requirements                      5.5 Diplomas will be classified accord-
      The students will be required to have       ing to the conventional scheme of I,
      obtained:                                   hA, TuB, or III to indicate that per-
                                                  formance was Excellent, Very Good,
3.1 An ETC from the Dar es Salaam                 Good, or Average, respectively.
    Technical College or equivalent
    plus two years work experience in         Examination Regulations
    industry; or                              6. Each course will be assessed at the
                                                 time of its completion and grade will
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      be awarded. The grade will be based         examinations.
      on an end-of course test, together
      with a coursework assessment of        12. A student who fails the supplemen-
      50% or, with the approval of Sen-          tary examination will be required
      ate, it may include a coursework           to repeat the course provided that
      assessment of up to 100% provided          regulation 9 above is fulfilled.
      that where the assessment exceeds
      50%, the assignments on which it is    13. No student will be allowed to re-en-
      based will be available for scrutiny       rol for a course which he has already
      by the External Examiners.                 taken twice.

7.    Weighted course grades will be ac-     14. A special examination, to be regard-
      cumulated over the three years of          ed as a first sitting, may be awarded
      studies, and will form the basis of        to a student who shows sufficient
      the assessment for the Diploma.            course. Normally, special examina-
                                                 tions will be given at the same time
8.    Where a student has completed more         as supplementary examinations.
      than 120 units, including all the
      presumed core course he/she shall
      have one or more optional courses      15. A student whd is entitled to sit for a
      excluded from assessment for the           supplementary examination or who
      classification of the Diploma. The          for a satisfactory reason has not
      assessment will be based on the best       completed a portion of his course-
      120 units provided that regulations        work, shall be awarded an “I” grade
      5.2 above are fulfilled.                    (“I” stands for Incomplete).

9.    A student who fails to obtain a C      16. Any “I” grade incurred during any
      average in all courses at the end of       academic year must be removed
      the First, Second or Third Year will       from the records by the time of
      be discontinued.                           supplementary examination of the
                                                 same academic year. Except wit the
10. Supplementary examinations will              approval of the Faculty Board, any
    be held once each year prior to the          “1” grade which remains outstand-
    commencement of the session for              ing at the time of supplementary
    courses examined during the previ-           examinations automatically becomes
    ous session. Any student who has             an “E” grade.
    qualified to continue with his/her
    studies (see regulation 9 above) may     17. No student will be enrolled in a
    sit for a supplementary examination          course for which he/she has not
    in any course in which he/she has            fulfilled the prerequisites. A course
    failed. The highest grade awarded in         in which a student has failed may
    a supplementary examination shall            not be counted as fulfilling a pre-
    be C.                                        requisite for any course except in
                                                 the same session.
11. Coursework assessment in general
    cannot be supplemented and will          The Industrial Training Programme
    be carried over to supplementary         The programme shall have a total unit
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weighting of 18 and shall be in three        The list below consists of courses in the
parts, II, III, and I. The duration of the   Diploma Programme in Electronics and
programme shall be 22 weeks in each          Instrumentation. All courses are core
year; training will commence immedi-         courses unless otherwise indicated.
ately following the end of formal class      First Year
sessions for that year.
                                             Courses                         Units
1. The Objectives of the Programme           EIN 112: Electrical Engineering
1.1 To expose students to a variety of                Principles                 2
    activities related to their training.    EIN 113: Semiconductor
                                                       Physics I                 4
1.2 To provide students with an opportu-     EIN 122: Electrical Engineering
     nity for intensive and extensive ap-             Principles                 2
     plication of what they have learned
     in the classroom.                       EIN 123:     Semiconductor
                                                       Physics II                3
1.3 To acquaint students with technologi-    EIN 124: Instrument Transducers
    cal and organizational problems that               and Sensors I             3
    firms in Tanzania face.                   EIN 115:     Practical 1.1          3
                                             EIN 125: Practical 1.2              3
1.4 To establish and build good rela-        EIN 135: Practical 1.3              3
     tions between the University and        IT 126: Industrial Training         3
     industry.                               MC 111: Safety in the
                                                       Laboratory and
2.    Regulations governing Industrial                 Industry                  1
      Training Assessment                    MC 112: Laboratory and
                                                      Workshop
2.1 Industrial training will be assessed,             Administration             2
     and a grade awarded.                    TD 111: Technical Drawing I         3
                                             TM 110: Introductory
2.2 A student must pass industrial train-             Mathematics
     ing to qualify for the award of the              (Optional)                 3
     Diploma.                                TM 111: Mathematics I               3

2.3 There shall be four forms of assess-     Second Year
     ment, of which two C and D shall be
     used for awarding a grade:              EIN 212: Electrical Engineering
                                                      Principles III                3
      a) The report of the student’s         EIN 213:    Instrument Transducers
         internal supervisor at his/her               and Sensors II                3
         work place;                         EIN 214: Electrical Engineering
      b) The student’s log book;                      Science I                     3
      c) The report of the student’s         EIN 215: Practical 2.1                 3
         external supervisor from the        EIN222: Electrical Engineering
         University; and                              Principles IV                 3
      d) The student’s own report.           EIN 224: Electronics Engineering
                                                      Science II                    3
Course Structure
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EIN 225: Practical 2.2                  3    1.1 Provide the students with a well-
EIN 226: Introduction to                         sounded education through the study
         Digital Electronics             3       of Diploma in Computer Science.
EIN 235: Practical 2.3                   3   1.2 Enable students to develop technical,
                                     Units       supporting and interpersonal skills
IT 226: Industrial Training II           8       applicable to real world problems.
MC 211: Basic Management and
        Financial control               2    1.3 Develop the skills needed to apply
TD 211: Technical Drawing                        fundamental systems analysis and
         Mathematics II                 3        design concepts and methods.
TMT 221: Mathematics III                3
                                             1.4 Prepare students as technicians as
Third Year                                       well as supporting staff for a career
                                                 in the CS and ICT segments of
EIN 310: Digital Electronics            3        business, industry, government and
EIN 311: Electronics Engineering
                                                 education.
         Science III                    3
EIN 312: Electronics Techniques I       3
EIN 313: Control Systems and                 1.5 Provide technology-oriented profes-
         Applications II                2         sionals with the knowledge and abil-
EIN 344: Personnel and Public                     ity to assist to develop creative solu-
         Administration                 2         tions. Focus on the application of the
EIN 322: Project                        8         CS and ICT concepts to the collec-
EIN 323: Electronics Techniques II      3         tion of information for management
EIN 324: Opto-Electrortics              2         planning and decision-making.
EIN 325: Practical 3.4                  2
EIN 326: Magnetic and                        2.   Duration of the Diploma Pro-
         Dielectric Material            2         gramme
EIN 335: Practicals 3.2                 3         The Diploma programme is designed
EIN 342: Legal Aspects                  2         for two years of which there will be
                                                  four teaching semesters. Each se-
Work Load Summary                                 mester has fifteen teaching weeks,
                                                  as per University regulations. Since
Year            Core     Optional                 the Diploma programme is being
1                41          2                    proposed to run both as regular and
2                43                               evening programme, the following
3                36                               analysis will give the number of
Total Units     120            2                  semester/weeks, which the evening
                                                  program is supposed to cover.
DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN
COMPUTER SCIENCE                                  Under semester system, there are
                                                  fifteen teaching weeks, two weeks
1.    Specific Objectives of the Pro-             for examinations, and three weeks
      gramme                                      for holidays in the first semester.
      The objectives of the Programme are
      to:                                    Full-Time Diploma Students
                                             On average, total number of lecture
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hours                                             Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry,
required for 12 courses is 16 per week.           Economics, Commerce, Account-
The practical hours required for seven            ancy and a subsidiary pass in any
courses which have practicals is 21 hours         of these subjects (E&S).
(3 hours per week per course) per week.      OR
On the average, a full time student re-      ii) One Principal Level pass grade ‘C’
quires (16 + 21) / 5= 7.4 hours/day.             and above in any of the subjects
                                                 listed in (b) (i) above.
Part-Time Diploma Students
Start time: 4:00 pm to 8: 00 pm              iii) A Form VI certificate with at least
Total time: 4hrs/day                              two subsidiaries in the subjects
                                                  listed in b(i) plus at least two years
For 5 days (4x5) 20 hours                         industrial experience.
Saturdays: 8:00 am 1:00 pm = 5 hours
Total time per week 25 hours/week            3.2 Equivalent Qualification
                                                 An ordinary National Certificate
Full time students require 37hours/week;         or Diploma at a good standing or a
this implies that, part-time students re-        qualification of an equivalent stand-
quire extra 12 hours per week, to accom-         ard awarded by recognized bodies,
plish the programme. For 30 weeks they           e.g. National Board of Accountants
will require 12 x 30 = 360 hours.                and Auditors (N.B.A.A.), Business
Number of weeks required: 360/25 =               Education Council (B.E.C.), etc.
      14.4
weeks.                                       Course Structure
                                             The list below consists of courses in the
Thus for the part-time students, they will   Diploma Programme in Computer Sci-
require five semesters to accomplish the      ence:
Diploma programme.
                                             DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN
3. Entry Qualifications and Regula-          COMPUTER SCIENCE
    tions
                                             First Year                       Units
3.1 Direct Entry                             IS 051: Introduction to Computer
a) Certificate of Secondary Education                  Science Mathematics I       2
    Examination (C.S.E.E.) or East           IS 052: Office Automation             2
    African Certificate of Education         IS 063: Professional Issues in
    (E.A.C.A.) ‘0’ level with passes                  Information Systems
    in at least four approved subjects                Practice                    2
    including Mathematics.                   IS 066: Internet Navigation          2
AND                                          IS 131: Introduction to Informatics
                                                      and Microcomputers
b)    One of the following combination                Applications                2
      passes in the Advanced level Sec-      IS 132: High Level Programming
      ondary Education Examination or                 with Pascal                 3
      East African Certificate of Educa-      IS 053: Systems and Management
      tion (‘A’ Level) or equivalent:                 Concepts                    2
                                             IS 056: Operating Systems and
i)    One Principal Level pass in either              their Configurations         3
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IS 061: Design and Implementation       • School Certificate of Secondary Edu-
         of Web Pages              2      cation with passes of at least “D” in
IS 064: Introduction to                   four Science or Commercial subjects
         Computer Architecture     2      including mathematics or Advanced
                               Units      Certificate of Secondary Education with
IS 065: Data Structures            2      at least two subsidiary passes in Science
IS 069: Information Systems               or Commercial subjects and a pass in
         Analysis and Design       2      mathematics at School Certificate of
                                          Secondary Education. Other additional
Second Year                               qualifications that demonstrate the can-
                                          didate’s ability to undertake the program
Core Courses                              may also be considered.
IS 054: Introduction to Computer
        Science Mathematics II      2   • The University of Dar es Salaam ad-
IS 055: Design and Implementation         mission procedures shall apply.
        of Object Oriented              Assessment
        Applications                3   Each course will be assessed by written
IS 057: Introduction to Database        examination of two hours duration. A can-
        Systems                     2   didate who fails in a subject can re-sit that
IS 059: Networks and Systems            subject. The maximum number of resits
        Administration              2   for each subject is two. Maximum grade
IS 242: Introduction to Computer        obtainable during re-sits is C.
        Graphics                    2
IS 283: Electronic Commerce         2   The grading system shall be as follows:
IS 058: Implementation of
        Database, Systems               Grade     E      D    C     B
        using DBMS                  2
IS 062: Business Statistics         3   Marks(%) 0-34 35-39 40-49 50-59
IS 067: Fundamentals of
        Computerized                                B+    A
        Accounting                  3             60-69 70-100
IS 068: Introduction to Project
        Management                  2   The pass mark in each examinable
IS 220: Independent Studies/                  course
        Informatics Project I       4   shall be C.
Second Year                             Final Certificate Classifications
                                        A candidate’s final standing in Certificate
Optional Course
IS 071: Multimedia                  2   in Computer Science shall be determined
                                        by the Aggregate Gross Point Average
CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER                 (GPA) for all two semesters of study.
SCIENCE
                                        The letter grades will be assigned points
PROGRAMME ADMINISTRATION                as follows:
AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
                                        E    D        C      B     B+       A
Entrance Qualifications                  0    1        2      3     4        5

				
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