The PhD programme in Computer and IT Systems Engineering is a 3-year full-time programme provided by coursework and dissertation. It is a multi-disciplinary programme that builds an in-depth knowledge of the foundation principles of engineering. The discipline integrates the strengths of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering and Electrical Power Engineering in preparing students in pursuing career in academia, research or highly technical entrepreneurial innovation. The programme provides advanced knowledge and skills in all aspects of computer hardware, software, and their integration. Specifically, the programme is meant:
Upon the completion of the PhD in Computer and IT Systems Engineering, graduates will be able to:
Graduate from this programme can work in research and higher learning institutions as researchers or academicians in computer and IT systems engineering. They can also venture into high-technical entrepreneurial innovations and designers of embedded systems.
To be eligible for admission into this programme, the student should satisfy the general University od Dar es Salaam minimum requirements for admission into a PhD programme. Additionally, applications should have a master's degree from institutions recognized by Tanzania Commision for Universities (TCU) in:
Detailed information about the registration process and the required supporting documents is available on the main UDSM website under the Directorate of Postgraduate Studies. Open the link HERE
For Tanzanian students, the school fee for this programme is TZS 2,500,000/= per year. For international students, the fee is USD 4,020 per year. The fee can be paid in instalments per semester.
The University may change schools fees in each new academic year. Therefore, for accurate/ updated information about fees and other related direct costs paid to the University please visit the University Webpage on the fees structure for postgraduates programmes under CoICT. See the Registration Process page HERE and UDSM Postgraduate Fees Structure for the 2021/2022 academic year.
For more information about this programme please contact the Department of Computer Science and Engineering by email through firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone +255(0) 222700225. Otherwise, you are welcome to visit us to learn more about this programme at CoICT Kijitonyama Campus along Alli Hassan Mwinyi Road, Block A Room 002. We are open Monday to Friday from 08:00 am to 04:00 pm, except weekends and public holidays.