UDOM Undergradute And Postgraduate Entry Requirements

The University of Dodoma (UDOM) undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements and entry qualifications for the academic year 2021/2022 are detailed on this page. Read carefully.

UDOM Entry Requirements

Find the University of Dodoma (UDOM) Entry Requirements as has been prescribed by the University of Dodoma (UDOM) for Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, and Certificates courses. It is necessary for all the candidates to fulfill the complete eligibility criteria. In this article, we are providing detailed information related to the University of Dodoma (UDOM) Eligibility Criteria.

UDOM Undergraduate Admission & Entry Requirements

i). Direct Entry 
For form six applicants the minimum entry qualification is two principal passes in relevant A-Level subjects totaling 4.0points(except programmes at the College of HealthSciences 4.5 and 5)and three credits at ‘O’Level.
ii). Recognition of Prior Learning
For the applicants with RPL qualifications, the minimum qualification is a ‘B’ grade.
iii). Equivalent qualifications
For Diploma applicants the minimum entry qualification is at least Four O level passes(D’s and above)or NVA level III with less than four O level passes or equivalent foreign qualifications as established by either NECTA or VETA.
(i) Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6) with at least a GPA of 3.0; or
(ii) Full Technician Certificate (FTC) with at least points average of 3.0 (where A=5, B=4, C=3, and D=2points); or
(iii) Diploma in Teacher Education with an average of ‘B’ grade; or
(iv) Health related awards such as clinical medicine and others with an average of ‘B’ grade; or
(v) Credit class diploma for classified diplomas and certificates in terms of distinctions, credit or pass’ or
(vi) Lower Second Class diploma for classified non-NTA diplomas;
Note: Two grading systems are currently operational:
a. Applicants who completed Form Four andForm six in 1988-2013 use the old system where A to E are considered as principal passes with S being a subsidiary pass. The grades are weighted as follows A = 5, B = 4, C= 3, D = 2, E = 1 and S= 0.5.
b. For applicants who completed their studies in 2014 and beyond, the principal passes are ‘A’ to ‘D’. The grades are weighed as follows A= 5, B+ = 4, B = 3, C = 2, D = 1 and E = 0.5.

UDOM Postgraduate Admission & Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

i. All applicants for postgraduate studies should submit their duly filled application form (UDOM/GS.F1) accompanied with the referee recommendation forms (UDOM/GS.F2), application fee pay in slip, and copies of academic transcripts, certificates, and birth certificate to the Director of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education of the University of Dodoma.

ii. All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee, as will be indicated in the application advertisement and the prospectus.

iii. Certificates obtained from foreign institutions of higher learning shall be subject to recognition by the Tanzania Commission for Universities(TCU).

Entry Requirements

UDOM postgraduate programmes entry requirement has been set following the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) minimum standard. Generally, for the candidate to be admitted into the programme offered by course work and dissertation, should be the holder of a First or Second-class honours degree (Minimum GPA 2.7) or B average for an unclassified degree in relevant disciplines from an accredited University or its equivalent from any approved higher leaning institution.

While for the candidate to be admitted under Master degree by Research only minimum GPA should be 3.5, and for PhD, the applicant should possess master’s degree (Minimum GPA should be 3.0) in the area intended to register for studies. Applicants for either Master or PhD degree programme by research alone should present a concept paper outlining what to be researched in the intended discipline. Details (if any) are as indicated in this prospectus under the respective programme.

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