WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$517 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Student Intake:150
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Statistics
Start Date:October 2021
Academic Unit:College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: August 2021
Programme Overview

The BSc (Stat) is geared to produce graduates from the University  of Dodoma  with the skills necessary to assist in planning, decision making and research within various  institutions.

The curriculum provides training in  general statistical techniques, specialized statistical methods, aspects of statistical management which enables graduates to be employed as statisticians in any corporate or public sectors or in academic institutions.

In addition they can also serve as bank officers, quality control officers, economist and other related professions.


Programme structure
Year One
Semester 1
ST111 Basic Statistics Core 10
MT 111 Mathematical Analysis Core 10
ST 112 Linear Algebra and Applications Core 10
DS 106 Development Perspectives Core 7.5
LG 106 Communication Skills Core 7.5
MT 110 Introduction to ICT Core 10
ST 113 Introduction to Microeconomics Core 10

Semester II
ST 121 Probability Theory Core 10
ST 122 Social and Economic Statistics Core 10
MT 121 Mathematical Analysis II Core 10
ST 123 Operations Research I Core 10
MT 121 Introduction to Programming Language Core 10
ST 124 Introduction to Macroeconomics Core 10

Year Two
Semester 1
ST 211 Probability Distributions Core 10
ST 212 Basic Demographic Models Core 10
ST 213 Statistical Inference Core 10
ST 214 Statistical Methods for Quality Control Core 10
ST 215 Operations Research II Core 10
ST 217 Introduction to Mathematical Finance Core 10

Semester II
ST 221* Research Methods and Practice Core 10
ST 222 Regression Analysis Core 10
ST 223 Financial Statistics Core 10
ST 224 Non Parametric Methods Core 10
ST 215 Time Series and Forecasting Core 10
MT 112 Ordinary Differential Equations Core 10
ST 216 Actuarial Statistics Core 7.5
MS 213 Database Management Systems Core 10
It is a theoretical and field work course. Students are required to collect data, analyze and
produce a report. Data collection will be done during long vacation.

Year Three
Semester I
ST 311 Sampling Theory and Methods Core 10
ST 312 Design and Analysis of Experiments Core 10
ST 313 Multivariate Analysis Core 10
ST 314 Statistical Methods for Econometrics Core 10
ST 315 Categorical Data Analysis Core 10
EN 311 Economic Policy, Planning and Programming I Core 10

Semester II
ST 320 Statistical Project Core 7.5
ST 321 Stochastic Processes Core 10
ST 326 Biostatistics and Epidemiology Core 10
ST 323 Management of Information Systems Core 7.5
EN 321 Economic Policy, Planning and Programming II Core 10
EM 306 Entrepreneurships and Small Business Core 10
1 elective Core 7.5

ST 325 Applied Spatial Statistics Core 7.5
PM 305 Project Monitoring and Evaluation Core 10

Admission Requirements

Direct Entry;
Two passes one of which must be Mathematics

Equivalent Entry;
Diploma in Statistics or any other Diploma/FTC which  Mathematics is  a major subject e. g. Diploma in Education, FTC, Diploma in Engineering  with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0 and four passes at O‟

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:
– Actuarial analyst
– Actuary
– Civil Service fast streamer
– Data analyst
– Data scientist
– Financial risk analyst
– Investment analyst
– Market researcher
– Operational researcher
– Statistician

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian and SADC Students: $517
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,491

Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students = 1,200,000 TZS
Tuition Fees for International Students = 3,457,200 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

Dr Peter Kirigiti Josephat
Head of Department (Statistics)
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies
Responsible for undergraduate studies
Prof. Said A. H. Vuai
Principal, College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
Department of Statistics Office
Department's Office