This is a two-year masters programme focusing on providing graduates with a wide range of the skills required by an engineer working in instrumentation, electronic systems, hardware and software aspects of computer engineering. Specifically, the programme aims:
The programme is intended to prepare graduates upon completion, to be able to:
Graduates of MSc in Computer IT Systems Engineering can work in a range of professional and high-skilled technical positions such as:
Direct Entry Qualification
University Qualification Framework (UQF) level 8 with a background in ICT related undergraduate programmes or Electrical Engineering related Programmes which includes ICT courses with at least a second class degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 5 from institutions recognized by the Tanzania Commission of Universities (TCU). Candidates with pass degrees may also be considered for admission if:
Equivalent Entry Qualification
A Postgraduate Diploma in ICT related programmes or Electrical Engineering related Programmes which includes ICT courses from a respected institution recognized by TCU or equivalent with at least an upper second class B+ award with a minimum GPA of 3.5 out of 5. Candidates with equivalent qualifications must also possess at least advanced secondary school certificates with principal passes in both Physics and Mathematics.
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 6,412,500/= for 24 months (2 years) by coursework and dissertation and TZS 4,200,000 by thesis. For international students, the fee is USD 8,040 for 24 months (2 years) both by thesis and coursework and dissertation. The fee can be paid in 2 instalments annually or in 4 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.