About the Course

This programme is a one (1) year Non-Degree programme leading to the award of Certificate in Computer Science. The academic year is organized in two (2) semesters each of fifteen (15) instruction weeks followed by two (2) examinations weeks. The programme is made of a number of courses from the following areas: Communication skills, Mathematics, computer programming, Data and information management, systems and architecture, profession and ethics, software design and development, and computer networks.

Entry Requirements

a) Direct Entry Qualifications

Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E) or East African Certificate of Education (E.A.C.A) – O-level with at least a pass in four approved subjects including Mathematics 

b) Equivalent Entry Qualifications

Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E) or East African Certificate of Education (E.A.C.A) – O-level with at least a pass in four approved subjects. 

AND

Certificate or diploma from a recognized institution or ICT industrial experience of not less than 2 years that demonstrate the candidate’s ability to undertake the programs.

Fees Structure

TShs. 800,000 for Tanzanians and US $ 1,000 for non-Tanzanians per year paid in two equal instalments to cover tuition fee.

Mode and Time of Application

Application forms can be obtained from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering located at CoICT-Kijitonyama Campus. 

All duly completed application forms, accompanied by a bank slip of non-refundable application fee of TShs. 15,000/= for Tanzanians and USD 15 for non-Tanzanians to be paid through NBC bank account 040103000780; account name: UDSM-Department of Computer Science should be submitted to:

The Head,

Department of Computer science and Engineering,

P.O. Box 33335,

Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania

 

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Semester I

Course Code

Course Name

 Credits

IS 088

Web Fundamentals

12

IS 013

Foundation Data Communications and Networks

8

IS 011

Introduction to Computer Hardware and Software

12

IS 077

Principles of Operating Systems

12

IS 041

Foundation of Computing Mathematics I

8

IS 023

Communication Skills I

8

 

TOTAL(Minimum)

60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

IS 099

Management of Database Systems

12

IS 021

Introduction to Programming in Visual Basic .NET

12

IS 024

Foundation of Mobile Computing

8

IS 014

Network Systems and security

8

IS 042

Foundation of Computing Mathematics II

8

IS 048

Final year  Informatics Project

12

  TOTAL(Minimum) 60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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