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"Knowledge, Integrity, Excellence"

Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE) is a distinguished multidisciplinary institution with a rich history dating back to its establishment in 2005 as a higher learning institution. The institution has three faculties and eight departments, providing a diverse range of academic offerings and expertise. At the heart of its commitment to inclusive education, it also houses a Special Needs Education Unit, dedicated to providing support and empowerment to individuals with special needs.

MUCE is a thriving community with 6,272 students and a dedicated staff of 403 individuals. Among of its dedicated team, 213 members are academic staff. As it continues to evolve and grow, MUCE remains steadfast in its mission to provide high-quality education, foster innovative research, and serve as a catalyst for positive change in the society.

We invite you to explore our vibrant academic environment and join us on our journey towards academic excellence and societal transformation.

At Mkwawa University College of Education, we are guided by a clear vision and a set of core values that drive our commitment to excellence and sustainable development.

Our Vision

To become a regional centre of excellence contributing to sustainable development by producing highly skilled and inspired graduates, innovative research outputs and providing acclaimed public services.

Our Mission

To promote societal wellbeing through the quality education, research and public services.

Our Motto

Advancing Excellence, Promoting Sustainable Development.

Our Vision

In order to achieve its vision and mission, the College intends to pursue the following values:
  • Academic Excellence: Strive to achieve highest standards of performance, innovativeness, exhibit professionalism, and acquire new knowledge and skills.
  • Professional Autonomy: Embrace freedom of expressing scholarly ideas without risk of official interference or professional disadvantages.
  • Meritocracy: MUCE shall adhere to meritocratic principle in all processes including recruitment, appointment, promotion, and procurement.
  • Integrity: Commitment to ethical values, honest, truth, diligence, accountable in professional responsibility and avoid conflict of interest.
  • Equity: Foster climate that promotes teamwork, inclusiveness, gender prosperity, and cultural diversity.
  • Collaboration: Upholding strategic local partnership and international cooperation in research and knowledge exchange.
  • Customer Centred: Responsiveness to the needs of customers and provide acclaimed services.