WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$345 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Student Intake:200
Final Award:Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Heritage and Tourism
Start Date:October 2021
Academic Unit:College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: August 2021
Programme Overview

The Programme aims at producing graduates who will have working knowledge in the areas of Cultural Heritage and Tourism. The will be able to understand the meaning and importance of Cultural heritage resources and its conservation in the national and global context.

Moreover they will be able to identify unique heritage resources and be conversant with respective conservation methods and sustainable utilization of the same in tourism operation.Graduates will be trained to have critical and scientific thinking that can help to address challenges facing the heritage sector.

In this respect, the programme prepares competent professionals who can handle Cultural heritages and Tourism issues efficiently and effectively; it also prepares these professionals to be able to advice on policy and promotion issues regarding cultural heritage and tourism in the context of Tanzania and beyond.

On this basis students will be required to take core courses and relevant electives as provided in program. Learning modalities in this programme will include lectures, tutorial/seminars, and assignments, practical and self study. Combination of these activities will ensure participation of lecturers and learners in learning through discussion during seminars/tutorials and consultation hours

Admission Requirements

Direct Entry;
Two principal passes in any of the following Arts subjects
(History/Kiswahili/English /French/Fine Art)

Equivalent Entry;
Diploma in Tourism and Cultural Heritage with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0 and four passes at “O‟ level.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian and SADC Students: $4
Application Fees for International Students: $4

How to Apply
Applicants are required to lodge applications directly to the University of Dodoma through the UDOM Online Admission System (OAS) at
**An Application fee of 10,000 TZS, is expected to be paid by all Applicants
NOTE: The Application Deadline is in August.

Career Opportunities

Tourism careers include working:
– in a hotel or resort,
– on a cruise ship,
– in an adventure sports centre,
– as a tour guide leading activities and historical trips,
– as a travel guide writer or as a driver or flight attendant.

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian and SADC Students: $345
Tuition Fees for International Students: $845

Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students = 800,000 TZS
Tuition Fees for International Students = 1,959,642 TZS
Students from countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC), also pay the same fee as local Students. The 16 Countries in the SADC region include: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

– All students are required to pay full tuition fees for the year. Payment by installments will only be permitted under special arrangements. It is the responsibility of the students to arrange for the payment of fees by the sponsor or the Higher Education Students‟ Loans Board (HESLB). No student will be allowed to use University facilities before payment of the required fees.
– Students who fail to pay will be expelled from the university.

Relevant Contact

Prof. Albino Tenge
Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies
Responsible for undergraduate studies
School Office
General Enquiries