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UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
MKWAWA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

About Us

Principal Welcome Note

Dear Prospective Students, Researchers, and All Website visitors,
It is my pleasure to welcome you to Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE) which is a Constituent College of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM). The aim of UDSM is to provide the best possible environment for teaching, learning, research and public services. Its track record of success is well known in East Africa, Africa and the rest of the world. Therefore, MUCE is very proud to be part of UDSM.

The College is located in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania particularly in Iringa Municipal Council about 3 kilometres from the main bus stand. MUCE has various sports and recreational facilities such as football, netball and basketball fields. Other services such as banks are located within walking distance from the campus.

Currently MUCE has three faculties namely: Faculty of Education (FoED), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FoHSS) and Faculty of science (FoS). The college offers five undergraduate programmes. These programmes are Bachelor of Arts with Education B.A (Ed.), Bachelor of Science with Education BSc. (Ed), Bachelor of Education in Arts BED (Arts) Bachelor of Education in Science BED (Sc.), and Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (B.Sc. Chemistry). Apart from undergraduate programmed the College also offers postgraduate programmes. Currently the postgraduate programmes offered include Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), Master of Science with Education (M.Sc. Ed.) in Biology and Chemistry Streams and Master of Arts with Education (M.A. Ed.) in Geography Stream.

This website will provide you with up-to-date information about the courses we offer, teaching facilities, staffing, events and other information. We thank you for your interest in our College and we warmly welcome you to explore our wide range of educational programmes, research and public service activities.

Background

Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE) is located at the Southern Highlands of Tanzania in Iringa Municipality about 3 Kilometres from the municipal center. MUCE was established as a Constituent College of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) on the 1st of September 2005 by upgrading the former Mkwawa High School, in response to the growing demand of secondary school teachers

Mkwawa High School was first established as an ‘Ordinary’ level school in 1959 and was called St. Michael and St. George’s School respectively. In 1964 it became a High School and was officiated by the First President of the United Republic of Tanzania, the late Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere. In 1977 it was converted into a teachers' college which offered Certificate and Diploma programmes in teacher education. In 1992 it was turned back to a High School until March 2005 when it was upgraded to a constituent college of the University of Dar es Salaam by order under section 55 (1) of the University of Dar es Salaam Act No. 12 of 1970 which was published in Government Notice No. 2003 on 22nd July 2005.

Candidates admitted into this College pursue any of the Five(5) undergraduate degree programmes which are:

  1. Bachelor of Education in Arts (B.Ed. Arts)
  2. Bachelor of Education in Science (B.Ed. Science)
  3. Bachelor of Arts with Education (B.A. Ed.)
  4. Bachelor of Science with Education (B.Sc. Ed.)

And any of the Three (3) postgraduate programmes which are:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  2. Master of Science with Education (M.Sc. Ed.) in Biology and Chemistry Streams
  3. Master of Arts with Education (M.A. Ed.) in Geography Stream

MUCE has three Faculties i.e., Faculty of Education (FoED), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FoHSS) and the Faculty of Science (FoSC).

UDSM Vision and Mission 2061

Vision 2061: To become a leading Centre of Intellectual Wealth spearheading the Quest for Sustainable and Inclusive Development

Mission: The University of Dar es Salaam will advance the economic, social and technological development of Tanzania and beyond through excellent teaching and learning, research and knowledge exchange.

Bachelor of Science with Education - BSC. EDU.

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Bachelor of Arts with Education

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