Master of Science with Education

Programme Type:  Postgraduate.

Programme Duration:  Two (2) Years.

Mode of Delivery:  Coursework and Dissertation.

Academic Unit:  Faculty of Science

Programme Stucture

The M.Sc. (Ed) is a taught programme comprising of course-work and dissertation and the duration shall be twenty four months (2 years) for full time students. Coursework will run over a period of two semesters of 15 teaching weeks, with final examination at the end of each semester. The second year shall be devoted to research and writing of the dissertation. During the second semester of the first year, students will be required to develop research proposals detailing the theoretical background and methodology, as a preparation for research and dissertation work.

First degree in education (e.g. B.Sc. (Ed.) (Sc.)) from a recognized institution of higher learning with at least a lower second GPA of not less than 2.7 or its equivalent. In order to take Biology stream of the M.Sc. (Ed.) programme one has to have studied Biology in the undergraduate degree. For Chemistry stream one has to have studied Chemistry in the undergraduate degree.


B.Sc with a Background in Chemistry or Biology plus a Postgraduate diploma in Education (PGDE) from a recognized institution of higher learning with at least an average pass of B in their final University Examination.

Applicable Tuition Fees

Tuition Fee for the Master of Science with Education Programme is TZS 4,250,000/= for Tanzanian applicants and US $ 6,150 for Non- Tanzanian applicants

How to Apply

Applicants for this programme are required to complete all stages as shown in the guidelines for Online Application Click Here to access the application link. Applicants should remember to select an appropriate programme for DUCE as the similar programme may also be offered in other Colleges of the University of Dar es Salaam