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Type: Private Institution
Motto: Discipline, Diligence, Excellence
Affiliated to: Tanzania Episcopal Conference
Established: Septemeber 2003
No of Students: 2,000
Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Paschalis Rugarabamu
Campuses: Urban Campus
Ranking: 7th in Tanzania (Webometrics)
Website: https://www.bugando.ac.tz/
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The Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS) is a private university located at Bugando Hill in Mwanza, Tanzania. In 2003, it was founded as Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, a constituent college of St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT).
In March 2002, the College was granted a certificate of Interim Authority (CIA) and a certificate of provisional registration (CPR) in March 2003. By 2005, the .. more

The Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS) is a private university located at Bugando Hill in Mwanza, Tanzania. In 2003, it was founded as Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, a constituent college of St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT).
In March 2002, the College was granted a certificate of Interim Authority (CIA) and a certificate of provisional registration (CPR) in March 2003. By 2005, the college got its full registration status by the Tanzania Commission of Universities (TCU).
The university had the inception to organized faculties, institutes and directorates but later decided in 2009/2010 to go into a school model and it established four schools namely: School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, the Archbishop Anthony Mayala School of Nursing and a School of Public Health.

CUHAS has only one campus which is an urban campus in Bugando. The famous school in the university is the School of Medicine and the Institute of Allied and Health Sciences. CUHAS counts over 2000 students. It is affiliated to the Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC).
The university has a mission, to provide skilled and competent human resources that are vested with moral and ethical values. More so to search, discover and communicate the truth, to advance the frontiers of knowledge and provide quality services to individuals and the community.

CUHAS offers several facilities like health services at Bugando Medical Centre and enrols its students into a medical insurance programme (NHIF). A library that contains a database of about 6500 book titles with a total of 9500 volumes, while the indexed periodical database contains about 150 titles and online journals installed in the computer networks, and is accessible to all students on campus. There is the presence of a Chapel called St. Martin De Porres, in order to instil moral and ethical values to the students.
Counselling service is available on campus to cater for the holistic wellbeing of each individual on campus, alongside, a CUHASSO cafeteria, the Kashekulo indoor kitchen, H3 cafeteria and several food spots where food is obtained at affordable prices, an MD hostel for undergraduates and SHAH house for postgraduates and Sports and recreational activities like football, netball, volleyball and basketball.

CUHAS is ranked the 7th best university in Tanzania according to webometrics. The university has graduated some notable alumni like Nyambura Moremi – Researcher. For more inquiries about the university, you can go through their official website. https://www.bugando.ac.tz/

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CUHAS constitutes of four schools and an Institute Of Allied and Health Sciences.

School of Medicine
Department of Anatomy
Department of Surgery
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Physiolo.. more

CUHAS constitutes of four schools and an Institute Of Allied and Health Sciences.

School of Medicine
Department of Anatomy
Department of Surgery
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Physiology
Department of Pathology
Department of Pharmacology
Department of Psychiatry
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Department of Internal Medicine
Department of Parasitology & Entomology
Department of Pediatrics & Child Health
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecologyradiology

School of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education (Bsc.NED)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

School of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutics
Department of Pharmacognosy.
Department of Medicinal Chemistry.
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Therapeutics

School of Public Health
Department of Community Medicine
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Department of Research and Gis Applications
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Department of Behavioral Sciences
Department of Health Management
Department of Planning and Policy

Institute of Allied and Health Sciences
School of Radiography
Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography(DDR)
School of Pharmaceutical
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences(DPS)
School of Medical Laboratory
Diploma in Laboratory Sciences(DMLS)

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KEY INFO
– A non-refundable application fee of tsh.50,000 or $22 for local students and US$ 30 for foreigners is paid before the continuation of the application process.
The deadline for application for Bachelor Degree is on th.. more

KEY INFO
– A non-refundable application fee of tsh.50,000 or $22 for local students and US$ 30 for foreigners is paid before the continuation of the application process.
The deadline for application for Bachelor Degree is on the 18th of October 2020.
The deadline for Doctorate programmes is 31st December 2020.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate Admission Requirements
Candidates applying for undergraduates programmes must have the following:
For Diploma Courses
Candidates must be holders of the Certificate of Secondary Education (CSEE) with four passes including “D” pass in Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Engineering Sciences.
A pass in Basic Mathematics and English Language is an added advantage.
**For Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography, candidates must have five passes in CSEE including “C” pass in Chemistry and Biology; and “D” passes in Physics/Engineering Sciences, Mathematics or English.

For Bachelor Programmes
Three principal passes in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with a minimum of 6 points: A minimum of D grade in Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences with an average of “B’’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0.
In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in the following subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and English at O-Level.

For International Students

Applicants should contact the university’s admission office to check their eligibility.

Postgraduate Admission Requirements
For Masters Programmes
Candidates must be:
MPH

 Holders of MD degree or its equivalent with a pass of B grade or above in Community Medicine and at least one year of working experience.
Holders of B. Sc. Nursing degree with a pass of B grade or above in Community Medicine and at least one year of working experience.
Holders of first degree in health-related disciplines (Health officers, Environmental health, Pharmacy or Laboratory sciences) provided they passed with a lower second and have at least one year of working experience
Holders of Master Degree in health-related disciplines with at least one year of working experience.

MSc.PN
A GPA of at least 2.7 in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN), or Bachelor of Science in Nursing education (BScNE), or Bachelor of Science in Mental Health Nursing (BScM), or Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (BScMid), or Bachelor of Science in Nursing Management from a recognized University.
Graduates from the other recognized Universities with at least a GPA of 2.7 in their first degrees mentioned above are eligible for selection when they have fulfilled the following criteria specified under item iii. and iv, below. Graduates mentioned in item i. above should have a minimum of 2 years of work experience.
Graduates should have a valid license to practice as registered nurses and midwives with the Tanzania Nurses and Midwives Council (TNMC) before their enrolment to the program.

MSc.CMDMB
Holders of first degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or it’s equivalent with overall GPA not less than 2.7.
Holders of first degree in health sciences with overall GPA not less than 2.7 or B grade for unclassified degrees provided they passed with at least B grade or above in Microbiology/Immunology, Molecular Biology or Biochemistry or cell biology with at least 200hrs.
Holders of Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences (microbiology or Molecular Biology or Immunology or parasitology or Bachelor in Laboratory Sciences) with an overall GPA not less than 2.7 provided they passed with at least B grade or above in Microbiology/Immunology, Molecular Biology or Biochemistry or Cell Biology.

For PhD Programmes
Candidate must demonstrate the capacity to carry out research independently and ability to pursue the proposed study programme.
A candidate for admission for a PhD must be a holder of a relevant Master Degree (MSc, or MMED) of CUHAS-Bugando or any other recognized institution of higher learning within or outside Tanzania

HOW TO APPLY
To start your application,
Click on the Program category
Follow the Listed steps.
On each page there are instructions.
For Diploma courses click here.
For Bachelor, Programmes click here.
For Masters Programmes click here.
For PhD programmes click here.

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The Catholic University Of Health And Allied Sciences is located in Mwanza, Tanzania. Another university located in this city is the St. Augustine University of Tanzania.

Mwanza is a port city on the southern shore of Lake Victoria in north-western Tanzania. It is the second-largest city in Tanzania afte.. more

The Catholic University Of Health And Allied Sciences is located in Mwanza, Tanzania. Another university located in this city is the St. Augustine University of Tanzania.

Mwanza is a port city on the southern shore of Lake Victoria in north-western Tanzania. It is the second-largest city in Tanzania after Dar es Salaam, with a population of 800000. It is also the capital of the Mwanza Region. Mwanza is constituted mostly of the Sakuma ethnic group, living mainly in the city area. The population grew from a few hundred thousand in 1978 to over 700000 in 2012.  Mwanza has a tropical savanna climate with relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year, at about 23.5 degrees Celsius. It has a wet season from October to May and a dry season over 4 months. Fishing is one of the major occupations of inhabitants of Mwanza, with five fish processing plants in the area, which serve the economy.

Mwanza is a hotbed of tourism, and as such is home to several sites and landmarks. The Saanane Island National Park is located on a rocky island in Lake Victoria, a few metres from the centre of Mwanza. The Serengeti National Park is located about 150 kilometres from Mwanza, and several tour operators organize day trips to the Park. The Sukuma Museum is also a popular spot, giving an overview of the history, culture, language and architecture of the Sukuma tribe.

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Motto: Discipline, Diligence, Excellence
Affiliated to: Tanzania Episcopal Conference
Established: Septemeber 2003
No of Students: 2,000
Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Paschalis Rugarabamu
Campuses: Urban Campus
Ranking: 7th in Tanzania (Webometrics)
Website: https://www.bugando.ac.tz/
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