This is a two-year full-time and evening masters' programme in Computer Science. It aims to provide a leading-edge adaptable and relevant Computer Science education that produces highly sought after professionals capable of thriving in the challenging environments demanded in today’s highly evolving business world. Specifically, the program aims to:
Upon completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:
Students graduating from this programme can work in different technical capacities in private DNA public organisations holding positions such as:
Additionally, graduates of this programme can venture into ICT innovations initiatives and entrepreneurship by starting their businesses providing ICT-related services and products. For those with a passion for academic, can join research and academic instructions as researcher and lecturers with the ability to teach a wide range of courses in computer science.
To be eligible for admission into this programme, a student should satisfy the general University minimum requirements with the following additional requirements.
Direct Entry Qualification
An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related field from a recognized institution with at least a lower second class award (G.P.A of at least 2.7 out of 5).
Equivalent Entry Qualification
Advanced Diploma in relevant and respective field with at least lower second class award OR undergraduate degree with at least a pass in related field PLUS a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant and respective field from a recognized institution certified by TCU with at least an upper second class award (G.P.A at least 3.5 out of 5).
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.