Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Computer Science in Tanzania

  • Course Name: Diploma in Computer Science(Computer Science)
  • Major Subject: Computer Science
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Computer Science

  •  College of Communication and Information Technologies, Dar-es-salaam  
    Duration: 2 years for Evening/Regular programme

    Tuition fees: TZS 2,000,000/=

    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Direct Entry: Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E.) or equivalent with passes in at least four approved subjects including Mathematics, and one of the following combinations of passes in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination or equivalent:
    - Three Subsidiary passes in Computer Science, Advanced Mathematics, Basic Applied Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Commerce, Geography, Biology or Accountancy.
    - OR one principal level pass at least grade ‘C’ or better in any of the subjects listed in (i) above.
    - OR one principal level pass and a subsidiary pass in any of the subjects listed in (i) above.
    - OR a Certificate in Computer Science with an average GPA of at least 2.7 out of 5.0 from recognized institution.
    - OR any Bachelor Degree from recognized institution.

    2. Equivalent Qualifications: Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E.) or equivalent with passes in at least four approved subjects and one of the following qualifications:
    - A Certificate in Computer Science (or related field) with an average GPA of at least 3.0 out of 5.0 or a Diploma at a good standing from recognized institution.
    - OR a qualification of an equivalent standard awarded by recognized professional bodies such as the National Board of Accountants and Auditors and the Business Education Council.
    - OR a Form VI certificate with at least two subsidiaries in the subjects listed in (a) (i) above plus at least two years industrial experience in ICT.
  •  Institute of Accountancy Arusha, Arusha  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Form VI (six) with at least one principal pass in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, Biology with total points not below 1.5 obtained from the scoring A= 5, B+ = 4, B=3, C=2, D=1, E=0.5, F=0 for those who completed studies in year 2014 onward
    - Form VI (six) with at least one principle pass in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, Biology with total points not below 1.5 obtained from the scoring: A=5, B=4, C= 3, D=2, E=1, S=0.5, F=0 for those who completed studies before year 2014
    - An appropriate equivalent Certificate with second class or B Average
    - NTA Level 4
    - Any other equivalent qualification e.g. Full Technician Certificate (FTC) with an average minimum pass of D

    Course Outline:
    - Introduction to Computing Mathematics
    - Introduction to Computer Hard ware
    - Introduction to Electrical and Electronics
    - Introduction to Financial Planning and Budgeting
    - Communication Skills and Office Practice
    - Computer software installation
    - Principles of Software Development
    - Principles of Web design and management
    - Supervisory Communication Skills
    - Principles of Database System Design
    - Discrete Mathematics
    - Project Work
    - Fundamentals of Software Deployment
    - Server Operating System Administration
  •  Institute of Finance Management, Dar-es-salaam  
    Duration: 2 years

    Tuition fees:
    i) For Tanzanians is Tshs. 1,400,000 payable in two installments.
    ii) For Foreign Students is USD 1400 payable in two installments

    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Direct Entry: Holder of Certificate of Secondary Education with four (4) Passes in Non-Religious Studies and Advanced Certificate of Secondary Examination. One Principle Pass and two Subsidiary Pass in either Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry otherwise O’Level should have Credit in Mathematics.
    2. Equivalent qualification: Holder of certificate of secondary education examination (CSEE) with four passes in non religious subjects and Holder of basic technician certificate in computer engineering, telecommunication and electronics engineering and information technology

    Course Outline:
    -Fundamentals of Website Design
    -Introduction to Computer Systems
    -Basic Mathematics and Statistics
    -Fundamentals of Database Management
    -Introduction to Electronic Commerce
    -Desktop Publishing
    -Business Communication
    -Mathematics and Statistics
    -Object Oriented Programming
    -Fundamentals of Computer Security (Elective)
    -Introduction to Visual Programming (Elective)
    -Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (Elective)
    -Introduction to Internet and Web Development Technologies (Elective)
  •  Ruaha Catholic University, Iringa  
    Course entry requirements

    -A Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or East Africa Certificate of Education (EACE) ‘O’ level with passes in at least four approved subjects including a pass in Mathematics

    -One of the following combinations of passes in the Certificate of Advanced Secondary Education Examination (CASEE) or East Africa Certificate of Education (EACE) ‘A’ level or equivalent:

    (i) One principal level pass in either Computer Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Commerce, Geography or Accountancy and a subsidiary pass in any of these subjects; or

    (ii) One Principal level pass grade ‘C’ and above in any of the subjects listed in (i); or

    (iii) A recognised University Certificate in Computer Science with an average GPA of at least 3.5.

    -Admission shall be granted ordinary National Certificate or Diploma at a good pass or a qualification of an equivalent standard awarded by recognized bodies or by a University and the TCU or certificate in computer science recognised by NACTE or TCU.

    Porgram duration:
    -2 years ( Full time)
    -2 1/2 years ( Part time)
  •  Mbeya University of Science and Technology, Mbeya  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Possession of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with a pass in at least four (4) non-religious subjects, two of which must be Mathematics and English
    OR
    2. Possession of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) from Technical Secondary Schools with a pass in at least four (4) non-religious subjects, two of which must be Mathematics and English and any two of the following subjects: Engineering Science/Chemistry, Architectural Drafting/Building Construction, Electrical Engineering Science/Electrical Drafting, Workshop Technology/Mechanical Drafting.
    OR
    3. Possession of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with a pass in at least four (4) non-religious subjects, two must be among the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English with possession of TRADE TEST GRADE I / NVA LEVEL III issued by VETA.
  •  Arusha Technical College, Arusha  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Holders of Certificate of Secondary Examination Education (CSEE) with a minimum of four (4) passes of “D” grades in Physics or Engineering Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English.
    - Must have minimum of four (4) passes of grade “D” in any subjects excluding Religious, Nutrition, and Needle work
    - For a holder of Certificate in Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science (CS) aspiring to join Diploma in Computer Science should apply direct to the college. A holder with certificate qualification will be admitted into NTA level 5 (Technician Certificate Award leading to Ordinary Diploma Award for two (2) years
  •  The Open University of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam  
    Levels: NTA Levels 5 and 6

    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Certificate in Computing and IT, Computer Sciences or any other related programme with GPA of at least 2.0 (Pass)
    - Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination with at least 1 Principal pass and 1 Subsidiary

    Tuition fees: TShs 1,185,000/= NTA Level 5 and TShs 1,205,000/= NTA Level 6
  •  Jordan University College, Morogoro  
    Course entry requirements
    -Certificate of Secondary Education with 4 Passes in Non- Religious Studies and Basic Technician Certificate In Community Development or any other related OR Advanced Certificate of Secondary Examination (ACSEE) with One Principle Pass and one Subsidiary Pass.

    Fees: Tsh.2,370,000

    Program duration: 2 years
  •  JR Institute of Information Technology, Arusha  
    Fees: Tshs 1,140,000 per year

    Program duration: 3 years
  •  State University of Zanzibar , Tunguu  




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