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Tuition Fees:$1,940 /year
Applications Begin:June 2021
Final Award:Master of Science in Development Policy
Start Date:October 2021
Academic Unit:Institute of Development Studies
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

Formulation of development policies is one of the continuous functions of any manager in the government and among non–governmental development actors. MSc (Development Policy) programme offers an opportunity (but not limited) to officers of the policy and planning divisions of the central government, administrative officers, planning officers, statisticians, economists, policy makers and analysts, demographers, monitoring and evaluation officers and development programme/project officers.

The overall goal of the programme is to:
i.Build national and sectoral capacities among policy makers, development planners and managers for analytical understanding of development policies and reforms to bear impact on poverty reduction for sustainable development.
ii.Enhance through development policy formulation, policy analysis and policy research skills for improved developmentmanagement, monitoring and evaluation.

Admission Requirements

(i) A candidate for admission into the master’s degree shall hold at least a second class bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning or,
(ii) A second class advanced diploma or equivalent qualifications obtained in at least three (3) years of study or,
(iii) A professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA (T), MD, CSP, MCIPS, or their equivalent from recognized professional bodies or institutions,
(iv) A candidate with PASS degree will also be considered upon producing evidence of having obtained an examined postgraduate or professional qualification,
(v) A candidate who holds unclassified degrees should have an average credit of B or above,
(vi) A candidate holding a degree whose classification is not easily distinguishable by the University shall be required to have his or her qualifications clarified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) before being considered for an admission.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian and EAC Students: $13
Application Fees for International Students: $30

How to Apply:
Applications can be done online through MU Online Application and Admission Portal (AAP) accessible at http://admission.mzumbe.ac.tz.

The application and reference forms can be downloaded from the Mzumbe University website: www.mzumbe.ac.tz and/or Directorate of Research, Publications and Postgraduate Studies (DRPS) website:http://drps.mzumbe.ac.tz/

Application to all postgraduate programmes must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of TZS. 30,000/= (for local applicants) or USD 30 (for international /foreign applicants). Applicants are required to indicate in their application forms the campus of preference, i.e. whether Main Campus or Dar es Salaam Campus College.

For those applying to study at the Main Campus,the application fee should be paid to Mzumbe University, BANK NAME: CRDB BANK;ACCOUNT NAME: MU INCOME ACCOUNT;ACCOUNT NUMBER: 01J1012013400;SWIFT CODE: CORUTZTZ.For those applying to study at the Dar es SalaamCampus College, the application fee should be paid to Mzumbe University, CRDB Bank, Account No. 01J1043012201.

All applications must be accompanied by certified copies of relevant academic certificates and transcripts.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Author
– Consumer Advocate
– Foreign Correspondent
– Foreign Service Officer
– Fundraiser
– Health Policy Planner
– Historical Researcher
– Human Rights Advocate.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian and EAC Students: $1,940
Tuition Fees for International Students: $5,986

Tuition Fee per year for Tanzanian Students = 4,500,000 TZS
Tuition Fee per year for International Students = 13,880,400 TZS

**Students from Countries in the East African Community (EAC), pay the same amount as Tanzanian Students. EAC Countries include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Note:

– In the Tuition Fee per year is included; Registration, tuition, examination, and library services
– Fees may be paid in two equal instalments, an instalment being due at the beginning of each semester prior to registration
– Fees once paid are not refundable
– The University reserves the right to change fees at any time
– Direct student fees have been bench-marked against Government rates, but sponsors may vary them according to their policies

Relevant Contact

 
Dr. Elizabeth Lulu Genda
Director, Institute of Development Studies
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries