ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA

Introduction

When the Catholic Bishops of Tanzania decided to extend the Church’s service to the provision of higher Education they envisioned a training that would impart academic and professional skills, as well as inculcate values of civic and social learning, such as acquisition of national identity, cultural norms, political growth and responsible citizenship. Thus, the church’s vision is holistic development of a person and respect for human dignity.

If you have high academic potential and you are looking for a graduate university with an international ethos and a vibrant community, then St Augustine University of Tanzania is the ideal choice for you.

The University has many special features that combine to give it a distinct character:

  • With about 7,037 students, 28 lecture theatres and the Mario Mgulunde Learning Resource Centre, the University ensures that its members can share the learning facilities in an intimate and friendly community atmosphere.
  • St Augustine University has the highest proportion of experienced and highly committed members of academic and administrative staff for the size of its students.
  • Men and women come to St Augustine University of Tanzania from all over the world and from a wide variety of backgrounds, and there is a good mix of students on one- or two- or three- or four-year taught courses and those pursuing research degrees.
  • Students at SAUT share learning facilities on equal terms. This enables the free flow of knowledge and experience which any graduate should rightly expect from an academic community like SAUT.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Master of Economics

Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 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. [+]

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 less than 3.0 GPA... [-]

Master of Higher Education Management and Development

Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 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). [+]

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 any institution of higher... [-]

Master of Linguistics

Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 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 Sociology

Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 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. [-]