College of Information and Communication Technologies

College of ICT

University of Dar Es Salaam

Non-Degree

Table 1: A list of Non-Degree Programmes and Fees Structure
Sn. Programme Name Duration Fees
1 Certificate in Computer Science (Cert. in CS), 1 Year , Evening Programme TZS 800,000/=
2 Diploma in Computer Science (Dipl. in CS) 2 Years Duration, Evening and Regular Programme TZS 2,000,000/=

Entry Qualifications for Certificate in Computer Science

Category A: Direct Entry

  • Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E.) or East African Certificate of Education (E.A.C.A) – O-level with at least a pass in four approved subjects including Mathematics.
  • OR An Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with at least two subsidiary passes.

Category B: Equivalent Qualifications

Other additional qualifications (such as Certificate or diploma in relevant field or ICT industrial experience of not less than 2 years) that demonstrate the candidate’s ability to undertake the Programmes may also be considered.

Entry Qualifications for Diploma in Computer Science

Category A: 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.

Category B: 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.