Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Nursing in Tanzania

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

Institutions Offering Diploma in Nursing

  •  Rubya Health Training Institute, Bukoba  
    Course entry requirements

    -In-Service Course.

    Technician Certificate (NTA level 5) in Nursing with "D" pass in Biology, Chemistry or Physics (CSEE) for the graduates starting from 2010; OR Graduates before NTAs system should have certificate in Nursing and Midwifery/Public Health Nurse B and at least "D" Pass in any of science subject; and Work experience of two (2) years and above, Necessary Attachments: Register and License to practice by TNMC, Technician Certificate and Transcript in the related field and Letter of permission from employer.

    -Pre-Service Course

    -Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with four (4) Passes in non-religious Subjects including two (2) credit "C" Passes in any of Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Engineering Sciences provided one is not less than Pass "D", a Pass in English Language and Basic Mathematics is an added advantage.

    Course duration: 3 years
  •  Kolandoto College of Health Sciences, Shinyanga  
    (i) Pre-Service Diploma in Nursing

    Course entry requirements
    -Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with four (4) Passes in non-religious Subjects including “D” Passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Engineering Sciences a Pass in Basic Mathematics and English Language is an added advantage.

    (ii) Diploma in Nursing (Upgrading)

    Admission criteria

    Holder of Technician Certificate (NTA level 5) in Nursing with “D” pass in Biology, Chemistry or Physics (CSEE) for the graduates starting from 2010; OR Graduates before NTAs system should have certificate in Nursing and Midwifery/Public Health Nurse B and at least “D” Pass in any of science subject; AND Work experience of two (2) years and above, Necessary Attachments: Register and License to practice by TNMC, Technician Certificate and Transcript in the related field and Letter of permission from employer.
  •  St. Gaspar School of Nursing, Singida  
    (i) (NTA Level 4-6) Pre-Service Programme

    Course entry requirements

    -A minimum of Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent, with 3 passes in science subjects as follows: C in Biology and Chemistry, and D in Physics or Mathematics.

    Course duration: 3 years

    (ii) (NTA Level 6) In-Service programme

    Course entry requirements

    -Form IV (Ordinary Level Certificate of Secondary Education) or its equivalent with a pass at D grade or above in Biology. A pass in Chemistry is an added advantage.
    -Candidates must hold a certificate in Nursing and Midwifery (Nurse B), licensed to practice as an enrolled Nurse and Midwife, with a working experience of at least two years in a reputable hospital.

    Program duration
    1 year-Full time
    2 years- E-Learning
  •  University of Dodoma, Dodoma  
    Duration:3 years

    Admission requirements:
    i) Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with three credit passes ( C and above) in Science subjects: Physics or Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology OR (ii) Advanced Certificate of Secondary
    Education Examination (ACSEE)
    with at least one pass (D) in Science subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography, Nutrition, or Mathematics.
    OR
    iii) Two Unsatisfactory passes in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography, Nutrition, or Mathematics.

    Equivalent Entry;

    A candidate who has Successfully completed NTA Level 5 with a cumulative GPA not less than 2.7 or an average of B or above.
  •  St . Bakhita Health Training Institute, Namanyere  
    Course entry requirements

    (i) Pre-Service

    -A minimum of "C" Pass in chemistry and Biology, with a "D” in physics.

    (ii) Distance Learning

    -Four (4) "D" passes in certificate of secondary education examination (CSEE) including one science subject Particularly Biology. Also must possess a certificate in Nursing from NACTE /MOHSW recognized institution with a minimum working Experience of Two (2) years
  •  International Medical and Technological University, Dar es Salaam  
    Duration: 3 years

    Tuition fees:
    1. Semester 1-4 = TShs. 1,000,000/- Per semester
    2. Semester 5 and 6 = TShs. 1,250,000/- Per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least 2 passes at “C” grade in Biology and Chemistry and “D” grade in Physics, Mathematics and English.
  •  St. Joseph University in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Holders of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with a minimum of four (4) passes in non-religious subjects including “D” passes in Chemistry and Biology; and “D” pass in Physics/ Engineering Sciences; a pass in Mathematics and English will be an added advantage
  •  Machame Health Training Institute, Moshi  
    Course entry requirements

    -Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with four (4) Passes in non-religious Subjects including two (2) credit “C” Passes in any of Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Engineering Sciences provided one is not less than Pass “D”, a Pass in English Language and Basic Mathematics is an added advantage.
  •  Elijerry Training Centre, Tanga  
    Course entry requirements

    -Biology “C” Chemistry “C” Physics “D” and English “D”. Pass in Mathematics is an added advantage

    Course duration: 3 years
  •  Sumve School of Nursing, Mwanza  
    (i) Ordinary Diploma in Nursing

    Course duration: 3 years

    (ii) Ordinary Diploma in Nursing (In Service)

    Course duration: 2 years
  •  KAM College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam  
    Course entry requirements
    -Certificate of Secondary Education (CSEE) with “C” pass in Chemistry and Biology, and “D’’ pass in Physics/Engineering Sciences.
  •  Nkinga Institute of Health Sciences, Tabora  
    Pre-service and In-service Nursing
  •  Military College of Medical sciences (MCMS), Dar es Salaam  
    Course duration: 3 years
  •  Darwin Education Agency(DEA), Dar es Salaam  
  •  Hubert Kairuki Memorial University , Dar es Salaam  




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