WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$647 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Student Intake:50
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering
Start Date:October 2021
Academic Unit:College of Earth Sciences
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: August 2021
Programme Overview

This is a four year degree programme aimed at providing the country with sufficient environmental engineers that will be able to provide tangible solutions to environmental challenges which are currently facing Tanzania and the world at large. Being an interdisciplinary  field of knowledge, environmental  engineering  includes programmes   of multidisciplinary  nature in which the graduates will  learn to address the challenges of maintenance of environmental integrity for sustainable development


Programme Structure
Year One
Semester I
MN 111 Engineering Mathematics 1 Core 10
EE 111 Construction Materials and Technology Core 8.5
DS 104 Development Perspectives for Earth‟s Scientists Core 7
LG 104 Communication skills for Earth‟s Scientists Core 10
MN 112 Engineering Drawing Core 10
EE 112 Environmental Skills and Documentation Core 7.5
EE 113 Introduction to Computers Core 7.5

Semester II
MN 121 Engineering Mathematics II Core 10
MP 122 Physical Chemistry for Engineers Core 10
AG 124 Introduction to Surveying and mapping Core 12
EE 121 Introduction to Environmental Engineering Core 12
MN 122 Computer Aided Drafting Core 10
EE 122 Practical Training I Core 7.5

Year Two
Semester I
MN 211 Engineering Statics Core 10
ES 212 Environmental Microbiology Core 7.5
MP 211 Fluid Mechanics Core 10
MN 213 Engineering Mathematics III Core 10
EE 211 Engineering Surveying Core 7.5
EE 212 Water supply Engineering Core 15

Semester II
EE 221 Engineering Mechanics Core 7.5
EE 222 Open Channel Mechanics Core 7.5
EE 223 Sewerage and Drainage Engineering Core 15
EE 224 Foundation Engineering Core 7.5
MP 221 Material and Energy balance Core 10
EE 225 Introduction to Quantity Surveying Core 7.5
EE 226 Practical Training II Core 7.5

Year Three
Semester I
EE 311 Hydraulic Structures Core 10
EE 312 Unit Operations and Processes in Environmental Engineering Core 7.5
EE 313 Land and Water Pollution Control Core 15
EE 314 Environmental Health and Epidemiology Core 7.5
EE 315 Environmental Chemistry Core 10
ES 213 Env. Statistics and Scientific Methods Core 10

Semester II
EE 321 Water Treatment Engineering Core 15
EE 322 Pumps and Pumping Stations Core 7.5
ES 223 Environmental Ecology Core 7.5
EE 323 Solid Waste Management Core 10
EE 324 Practical Training III Core 7.5
Elective Core 7.5

Year Four
Semester I
MN 415 Entrepreneurship and Management for Engineers Core 10
ES 312 Environmental Policies and Legislation Core 10
ES 313 Environmental Planning and Assessments Core 10
EE 411 Wastewater treatment Technology Core 15
EE 413 Air Pollution Engineering Core 10
EE 414 Final year Project I Core 7.5

Semester II
EE 421 Occupational Health and Safety Core 10
RE 423 Project Management Core 7.5
MN 421 Engineering Procedures, Ethics and Professional Conduct Core 7.5
EE 423 Environmental Economics Core 7.5
EE 424 Environmental Systems Analysis & Techniques Core 10
EE 425 Final year project II Core 13
Elective Core 7.5

Admission Requirements

Direct Entry;
Two principal passes at A-Level in any of the following two subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Geography.

Equivalent Entry;
Diploma in Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, and Irrigation Engineering with an average pass of B or GPA of 3.0 from a recognized institution and approved by Senate with passes at “O” level in Mathematics and two of the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography.

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

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Air pollution control engineers
– Environmental remediation engineers
– Hazardous substances engineers
– Hazardous waste management control engineers
– Pollution control engineers
– Soil engineers
– Waste management engineers
– Wastewater treatment engineers.

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian and SADC Students: $647
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,988

Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students = 1,500,000 TZS
Tuition Fees for International Students = 4,611,200 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

Mr Amani George Rweyendela
Head of Department (Environmental Engineering and Management)
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies
Responsible for undergraduate studies
College of Earth Sciences Office
Responsible for College Enquiries
School Office
General Enquiries