Welcome Note

Welcome to UDSM-MCHAS, the University of Dar es Salaam Mbeya College of Health and Allied Sciences! We are delighted that you are using the Undergraduate Programmes Career Guide. It is an invaluable resource that will support you throughout your entire career journey at UDSM and beyond. Engaging with the university and utilizing the provided resources is crucial. Our primary objective is to elucidate the career exploration process in relation to degree applications and offer comprehensive support for your future career pathway. Career guidance plays a pivotal role in assisting our graduates and those in the job market to achieve their respective goals. Choosing a career requires careful consideration, thoughtful planning, and meticulous attention. Recognising that our prospective students possess diverse innate capacities, abilities, and aptitudes, we aim at helping you align your occupational aspirations with our degree programmes and foster mutual benefits. We are strongly committed to promoting equity among our future graduates.

This career guide will familiarise you with the various academic units at our esteemed university college and the programmes we offered. It will also guide you through the processes of identifying careers and the corresponding degree programmes. Should you choose to join the University of Dar es Salaam, Mbeya College of Health and Allied Sciences, we highly recommend keeping this guide readily accessible throughout your journey, as it will serve as a valuable companion in every stage. Utilise the guide to explore career pathways in medicine and health that align with your skills and interests. Expand and effectively present your competencies to employers, showcasing your unique talents and abilities. The guide contains relevant and valuable information pertaining to the expected learning outcomes of each programme and the career prospects for graduates. For the first time, we have enhanced the career prospects section to include formal employment, entrepreneurial opportunities, and community-based options. The improvement aligns with the prevailing technological, social, and economic advancements our graduates face upon entering the job market.

The guide can be used by students at any stage of their career exploration or job search process. It is designed to provide comprehensive information and guidance, answering all questions regarding careers to be pursued and degree programme to apply for. We intend to empower you with the necessary knowledge and insights to enable you to make informed decisions about your future. The guide is specifically tailored for students interested in medicine and health-related fields. We ensured that you have access to information and resources to assist you in your career aspirations. It is our hope that as you embark on your journey, this guide with serve as a valuable tool to navigate the ever-changing landscape of career opportunities and facilitate your success in achieving your goals.

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