Master Programs in Tanzania

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

After earning a bachelor’s degree, many students decide to increase their experience and education by pursuing a Master. A Master may take about two years to earn, and there are programs offered in many different areas so that students can find an emphasis that works for them and their goals.

 

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Master of Higher Education Management and Development

ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Tanzania Mwanza

The programme seeks to attract new and senior managers in education institutions in the region. The programme envisions the participation of a pool of institutions whereby students and senior managers shall get skills that will enable them undertake strategic planning as well as understand the environment of the Higher Education (HE). [+]

Masters in Tanzania 2017/2018. Master of Higher Education Management and Development The programme seeks to attract new and senior managers in education institutions in the region. The programme envisions the participation of a pool of institutions whereby students and senior managers shall get skills that will enable them undertake strategic planning as well as understand the environment of the Higher Education (HE). The programme is ideal for highly motivated people with determination to succeed while at the same time as holding down a demanding job. Programme Contents This programme is made up of four main aspects of Higher Education Management and Development. i) The programme has an induction section, which introduces students to the major issues that face higher education management and development in Africa. ii) Environmental challenges and agenda for institutional development. iii) Operational aspects of university development and management. iv) Institutional development of the university. The programme has two main objectives: i) To provide opportunities for students to acquire knowledge of higher education management and development. ii) To prepare candidates for further studies in higher education management and other higher education related fields. Entry Requirements i) Holders of a good first degree, preferably in related discipline with at least lower second class with a GPA of 2.7 or above. ii) Have 5-10 years leadership or management experience at least at middle level (academic or non-academic).iii) Be able to write proficiently in English. iv) Have the aspiration to senior roles in University Management. v) Holders of Advanced Diploma from... [-]

Master of Linguistics

ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Tanzania Mwanza

The aim of the MA Linguistics programme is to foster scholarship and research in the linguistics discipline, both for students who are planning on continuing with PhD programme in linguistics and for those who will be seeking professional work in a range of fields for which a background in linguistics is required. [+]

Master of Linguistics The Aim and Objectives of the Programme In studying languages, the linguist's aim is to build a theory of language in order to explain how languages originated, how they have evolved, in what form they exist in the human brain, how languages change over time and space, and how they are used to communicate information and feelings. Such a theory comes with an in-depth understanding of the structure of language based on empirical investigations of languages. The aim of the MA Linguistics programme is to foster scholarship and research in the linguistics discipline, both for students who are planning on continuing with PhD programme in linguistics and for those who will be seeking professional work in a range of fields for which a background in linguistics is required. Students will be exposed to the fundamental concepts in the field and be provided with a solid foundation in linguistic analysis. Specific objectives of the programme are: i) To help students acquire a strong understanding of concepts, current issues and research methods in the core areas of linguistics. ii) To develop specialized knowledge of theory and practice in targeted areas of linguistics. iii) To develop an ability among the students to apply their knowledge professional and practical tasks in Linguistics. iv) To provide an opportunity for new ideas in linguistics to be explored and discussed. v) To provide training at postgraduate level to students who wish to do independent research in linguistics. Entry Requirements i) Applicants to the MA... [-]

Master of Economics

ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Tanzania Mwanza

This is a two years programme that enables candidates to understand, analyze and apply advanced micro and macro-economic theories in the current environment that will enable them to meet the global economic challenges. [+]

Masters in Tanzania 2017/2018. Master of Economics This is a two years programme that enables candidates to understand, analyze and apply advanced micro and macro-economic theories in the current environment that will enable them to meet the global economic challenges. Objective of the Programme: To enable candidates to understand, analyze and apply advanced micro and macro-economic theories in the current environment that will enable them to meet the global economic challenges. The objectives of each course and expected learning outcomes are clearly stipulated in the respective course outlines. Organization of the Programme The programme will run for two years. Students will do a coursework for a period of three semesters, two are meant to cover core courses including a course on research methodology. The third semester will cover elective courses and each candidate will have to select two electives that will be taught in one semester. The first half of the semester will cover part I of each of the electives and part II of the electives will be taught in the second half of the semester. However, the final examination for the two courses (for parts I and II) will be done at the end of the semester. Upon completion of the coursework, students will be required to develop proposals that will enable them to conduct research work, leading to dissertation writing. Entry Requirements i) The minimum entry requirements for a candidate applying for MA Economics will be an upper second class degree. ii) Lower second class of not... [-]

Master of Sociology

ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Tanzania Mwanza

This is a two years programme which aims at producing social scientists that will be dedicated academically and committed to the examination of society and the social world. [+]

Master of Sociology This is a two years programme which aims at producing social scientists that will be dedicated academically and committed to the examination of society and the social world. The program offers four areas of specializations: Medical Sociology, Sociology of Organizations, Environmental Sociology, and Rural Sociology. Entry Requirements i) Holders of Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with first class or second upper division. ii) Holders of Post Graduate Diploma in Health Care Science, Social Work, Environmental Studies and Community Development. iii) Holders of lower second class or pass degree with a minimum of three years work experience in organizations and or government. [-]

Masters of Education in Open Distance Learning (M.Ed. ODL)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Objectives of the programme are to delve into the specific features of open and distance education; to turn out scholars and professionals in open and distance education. [+]

Masters in Tanzania 2017/2018. The Objectives of the programme are to: delve into the specific features of open and distance education. turn out scholars and professionals in open and distance education. Courses of Study Candidates registered in M.Ed (ODL) by coursework and dissertation shall take the following courses: CORE COURSES CODE COURSE UNITS CREDITS ODL 601 Principles of Open and Distance Learning 2 20 ODL 602 Instructional Designing and Development of ODL Materials 2 20 ODL 603 Media and Technology in Distance Learning 2 20 ODL 604 Research and Evaluation in Open and Distance Education 2 20 ELECTIVE COURSES The students should select any two of these courses: CODE COURSE UNITS CREDITS ODL 605 Open and Distance Learning Policy and management 2 20 ODL 606 Regional and Global Perspectives in ODL 2 20 ODL 607 Teaching and Learning in Open and Distance Learning 2 20 ... [-]

Masters of Education in Administration, Planning and Policy & Studies M. Ed (APPS)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 5 years September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Objectives of the programme are to provide opportunity for in-depth study of a defined area in administration and planning; enhance candidates' capacity to critically analyze relevant issues in educational policy, planning and administration. [+]

The Objectives of the programme are to: Provide opportunity for in-depth study of a defined area in administration and planning; Enhance candidates' capacity to critically analyze relevant issues in educational policy, planning and administration. Courses of Study Students registered in M.Ed. APPS by coursework and dissertation shall take the following courses: Core Courses CODE COURSE UNITS UNITS CREDITS OED 624 Development of Organization 2 20 OED 625 Educational Planning 2 20 OED 626 Research Methodology, Computer Application and Statistics 2 20 OED 627 Policy Analysis, Implementation and Evaluation 2 20 OED 633 Human Resources Management and Development 2 20 OED 699 Dissertation 6 60 Electives Candidates should select any 1 of the following courses which carry 2 units each. CODE COURSE UNITS UNITS CREDITS OED 617 Gender Development and Education 2 20 OED 628 Organization and Administration of Primary and Secondary Education 2 20 OED 632 Economics of Education 2 20 OED 634 Educational Leadership 2 20 Minimum Entry Qualifications The candidate of a Master's degree programme shall hold either; A degree which is in the level of second class or above, or Unclassified degree which has a B grade or above, or A pass degree in which the candidate's performance in education was a B grade or above; and/or The candidate should satisfy the Faculty of Education that he/she has exhibited academic potential through extensive fieldwork, subsequent research experience and/or additional training. Registration Candidates shall be registered to study a Master's degree through distance-self instructional methods either by thesis... [-]

Masters in Curriculum Design and Development (MEDCDD)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Master of Education in Curriculum Design and Development is a new programme offered by the Open University of Tanzania (OUT) through collaboration with UNESCO. The programme is aimed at strengthening capacities among the stakeholders in education and training provision, management, research, monitoring and evaluation. [+]

Masters in Tanzania 2017/2018. The Master of Education in Curriculum Design and Development is a new programme offered by the Open University of Tanzania (OUT) through collaboration with UNESCO. The programme is aimed at strengthening capacities among the stakeholders in education and training provision, management, research, monitoring and evaluation. Specifically, the programme, at the different exit levels, targets curriculum developers, teacher educators, graduate serving teachers, school inspectors, examination officersas well as educational planners and policy makers at local and regional level; for the purpose of enhancing their competencies in understanding, leading, researching, planning, designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the curriculum and decision making about curriculum and education in general. Programme structures, requirements, levels, modules, credits and awards Code Title Credits Remarks OEI 621 Curriculum development process 20 Core OEI 622 Curriculum design approaches and models: trends in the national and international contexts 20 Core OEI 623 Curriculum implementation process, management and governance 20 Core OED 626 Research Methodology 20 Core OEI625 Development and use of teaching and learning materials 20 Core OED 699 Dissertation 60 Core OEI624 Issues in Curriculum Research 20 Elective OEI626 Curriculum quality controland assurance 20 Elective OEI627 Assessment of teaching and learning 20 Elective OEI628 Policy dialogue and formulation for curriculum development 20 Elective OED 634 Educational Leadership 20 Elective ... [-]

Master of Laws in Information and Communication Technology Laws (eLLM in ICT)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

Whether for academic, personal or professional development, the LLM in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law is an ideal choice for law graduates, lawyers and IT specialists seeking to equip themselves with the skills and knowledge to formulate and apply law in the information society. [+]

The LLM in Information Communication Technology is a re-branded form of the LLM in Information Technology and Telecommunications (LLM IT&T) that had been on offer at OUT since 2009. The course is offered in collaboration with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the UK Telecommunications Academy (UKTA). The course is taught and assessed by professors from OUT and the UK, maintaining the same standards in quality assurance, as the accredited programme being offered by UK Universities. The course is open to law and other professions graduates with interest in taking on a specialization in Information Technology and Telecommunications law. The course is conducted in modular form. Programme Overview Candidates selecting this programme undertake a unique opportunity - to study the legal implications surrounding Information Communication Technology on the world's longest established postgraduate masters (LLM) course in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law. As the international nature of the student body demonstrates, Information Communication Technology law is of wide interest and significant importance. The master’s degree in Information Technology Law encourages students to consider legal initiatives both at European and International levels as well as within their own jurisdictions. Students examine a diverse range of key themes including information security, privacy, intellectual property, telecommunications, e-commerce, internet governance and access to public information. These may be now be undertaken by attendance at Open University of Tanzania. Whether for academic, personal or professional development, the LLM in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law is an ideal choice for law graduates, lawyers and IT specialists seeking... [-]

Master of Law in International Criminal & Justice (LLM ICJ)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

Whether for academic, personal or professional development, the LLM in International Criminal Justice is an ideal choice for law graduates, lawyers, judges and magistrates, and international law specialists seeking to equip themselves withspecialist knowledge on international criminal law and justice, the creation of such laws and their application in the real world. [+]

Masters in Tanzania 2017/2018. International criminal Justice (ICJ) is an area of public international law that has for many years been the preserve of scholars and experts in international law. As an aspect of public international law, ICJ focuses on acts prohibited under international for which individuals are held responsible. Individual criminal responsibility is the primary goal of ICJ, thus ICJ has two aspects; prohibition of acts and accountability mechanisms. ICJ has developed rapidly in the past decade especially with regard to the accountability aspect. Norms prohibiting international crimes have existed for decades, for example the Genocide Convention was concluded in 1948. Activity around ICJ, in terms of its expanding jurisprudence through the various mechanism mentioned above, has seen an exponential increase in interest in ICL and the issue of international criminal justice. Nowhere more so than in Africa. Recent events have propelled ICJ from an obscure international law subject to a topic discussed and debated by the general public across the continent, primarily as a result of the ICC and the cases it has initiated that are from the continent. As of 2004 the ICC has investigated and initiated proceedings against individuals from 4 African countries; Central African Republic (CAR), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Sudan and Uganda. Thus Africans have had to learn quickly about ICJ. Worryingly, however, much of the debate around ICJ has been in the media. It would appear that there has not been much input on the subject from Africa scholars. This is... [-]

Masters of Human Resource Management (MHRM)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The programme consists of four (4) core courses, two (2) electives which carry a weight of two units each and Research methodology course with an academic 179 dissertation which carries six (6) units to make a total of eighteen (18) units to complete the programme. [+]

The programme consists of four (4) core courses, two (2) electives which carry a weight of two units each and Research methodology course with an academic 179 dissertation which carries six (6) units to make a total of eighteen (18) units to complete the programme. The Core Units

Code Title Units Credits OLG 631 Strategic Human Resource Management 2 20 OLG 632 ICT in Business Management 2 20 OLG 633 Performance and Reward Management 2 20 OLG 636 Employment Law and Employee Relations 2 20 Any Two of the Electives below:

OLG 637 Counseling and Coaching at Workplace 2 20 OLG 638 Human Resource Management Consultancy 2 20 OLG 639 International Human Resource Management 2 20 OLG 640 Management of Safety and Health 2 20 OLG 641 Human resource Planning and Development 2 20 Dissertation: ... [-]


Masters in Project Management (MPM)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Master of Project Management is a professional qualification that will provide a student with a sound educational platform for a career in project management. The programme aims to create reflective project management professionals, with enhanced knowledge competence and multiple skills. [+]

Masters in Tanzania 2017/2018. The Master of Project Management is a professional qualification that will provide a student with a sound educational platform for a career in project management. The programme aims to create reflective project management professionals, with enhanced knowledge competence and multiple skills. This cutting edge interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral programme, designed with inputs from the relevant industries, will significantly strengthen and develop existing project management professionals’ expertise besides meeting the needs of new entrants or aspiring professionals. General Objectives of the MPM Programme The education aims of the programme are: To prepare and equip students with knowledge, skills and competence to the level where they can make a professional contribution to the project management in an organization. To assists students develop practical skills in the analysis of concepts and practices related to project management To prepare students to undertake higher and professional roles in managing projects, thus enhancing their career opportunities and achieving self-development. Entry Qualifications The programme is open to candidates with a variety of backgrounds. However, prospective candidates must satisfy the following minimum requirements: Must hold of a first or second class honours degree of Open University of Tanzania or, have an equivalent honours degree from other universities or recognized/accredited higher learning institutions. Applicants holding an advanced diploma in project management or in related field of at least upper second level. Applicants holding lower classes of advanced diploma or pass degrees may be considered for admission if they have satisfied the faculty of their academic potentials... [-]

Master in Tourism Planning and Management (MTPM)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 16 months September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Masters in Tourism Planning and Management (MTPM)’s main objectives are threefold; firstly is to prepare future professionals to strategically manage and make sustainable and effective decisions in placements of high responsibility in tourism institutions; secondly is to provide future professionals with an integrated knowledge of the dynamics of tourism development, the principles of sustainable management, environmental issues, the role of cultural diversity and creativity for innovation and the governance of tourism networks the quality management of customer services; and thirdly is to train future researchers in the field of tourism management. [+]

The Masters in Tourism Planning and Management (MTPM)’s main objectives are threefold; firstly is to prepare future professionals to strategically manage and make sustainable and effective decisions in placements of high responsibility in tourism institutions; secondly is to provide future professionals with an integrated knowledge of the dynamics of tourism development, the principles of sustainable management, environmental issues, the role of cultural diversity and creativity for innovation and the governance of tourism networks the quality management of customer services; and thirdly is to train future researchers in the field of tourism management. More importantly, the course aims to train students to view tourist activity from a global perspective, to meet the demands of an international environment and its effect on public organizations, private companies and research activity, within the parameter of sustainability. After successfully concluding the programme, students will: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding within the main field, including both an overview of the area and advanced knowledge in central terms and relationships within tourism, also including a deeper insight into current research and development fields, Demonstrate deeper methodological and scientific knowledge of Tourism Studies, Have the ability through their own work to develop the integration of knowledge to deal with complex problems and to formulate judgments based on scientific approaches, Communicate findings and the underlying knowledge to tourism specialists and professionals as well as less technical audiences - nationally and internationally. Have developed the ability to study independently to participate in advanced scientific research and development activities, Be able to... [-]

Master in Community Economic Development (MCED)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The objectives of the programme are to train Community Economic Development practitioners to work in the government and communities; generate knowledge and information that will permit local leaders to make informed decisions; to encourage a high degree of local participation in making well informed economic choices; to assist in building sustainable institutions that will assure equitable sharing of the benefits of those choices and to build capacity among practitioners working in communities. [+]

Masters in Tanzania 2017/2018. The objectives of the programme are to: Train Community Economic Development practitioners to work in the government and communities Generate knowledge and information that will permit local leaders to make informed decisions To encourage a high degree of local participation in making well informed economic choices To assist in building sustainable institutions that will assure equitable sharing of the benefits of those choices To build capacity among practitioners working in communities Intended learning outcomes Students will have the ability to: Carry out basic accounting system and practices Manage small and medium sized organizations Conduct field based research Design and implement projects Provide technical assistance to community based organizations and institutions Prepare strategic plans Have a critical understanding of development finance Build and manage social and economic development programs Develop micro enterprise support initiatives Use computer based information systems and statistical packages. Admission Requirements Candidates holding the following qualifications will be eligible for admission into the MCED Programme: An Honors degree in any social science and sciences field with working experience of at least two years in community economic development related fields OR holder of an advanced diploma from any recognized institution with second class or above. Programme Content Core Courses Course Title Credits CED 631 Principles and Practice of CED 20 CED 634 Advanced Research Methodology for Social Scientists 20 CED 632 Economics for Community Economic Development 20 CED 635 Project Design and Management for CED 20 CED 633 Organizational Management for Community Organizations 20 CED... [-]

Master of Social Work (MSW) – (Hybrid mode)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The aim of the programme is to produce social workers who are well knowledgeable, organized and professional as well as practical. They should be able to provide social work services that are necessary competent to the vulnerable sectors of the society such as children, youth, the old and most vulnerable population effectively in the community and various social settings. [+]

The aim of the programme is to produce social workers who are well knowledgeable, organized and professional as well as practical. They should be able to provide social work services that are necessary competent to the vulnerable sectors of the society such as children, youth, the old and most vulnerable population effectively in the community and various social settings. Specific Objectives Train students in Masters of Social Work Produce adequate graduates in social work so as to contribute to the national demand for highly trained social workers Organization of the MSW Programme The programme is delivered through blended mode just like other taught masters programmes in the Faculty of Arts and Social sciences. Qualifications Applicants will be required to have a first degree in Social Work with a second class score. Applicants with advanced diploma in social work are welcome to apply. Admission can also be considered for graduates in Public administration, public health, community development, psychology, medicine, gender and other relevant fields of study. Grading Grading will be 75% for the course work and 25% research. The 75% for course work will include participation in class discussion for the face to face sessions of the hybrid mode of delivery, demonstrating social work practice skills during field work, writing papers, taking tests and final examination. The dissertation research activities will involve preparing a research proposal, presenting it, collecting both primary field data and secondary data, processing and analyzing data and writing report for submission with intent on dissemination for advancing... [-]