UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
DAR ES SALAAM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (DUCE)

Department of Geography and Economics

Dr. Evaline Gabriel Mcharo

Head of Department

Welcome to the Department of Geography and Economics

The department of Geography and Economics is one of the three departments in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. It has a total of 21 members of academic staff. There are   two senior lecturers, eight lecturers and ten assistant lecturers. The department has two units; the unit of Economics and Geography. The economics unit offers a variety of courses at undergraduate level including; Microeconomics; Macroeconomics, International Economics; Money, Banking and Financial Development and Money and Financial Policy. The Geography unit offers a wide range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. At undergraduate level, courses offered include; Natural Resources Management; Remote sensing; Climatology; Mapping Science Population Studies and Geographical Information System. At postgraduate level, the courses offered include Climate Change and Human Adjustments; Population, Resources and Environment; Environmental Disasters Management and Sustainable Human Development. Other courses are Strategic Urban Environmental Management; Environmental Conservation Policies and Strategies; Spatial Development Theories and Environmental Resources. Moreover, there are courses including Integrated Natural Resources Management and Water Resources Planning and Management. The department has successfully developed a new undergraduate degree programme on Disaster Risk Management to be offered in the 2021/2022 academic year.