Mkwawa University College of Education Available Courses Offered

Mkwawa University College of Education Available Courses Offered

MUCE offers various undergraduate education programmes leading to the award of various degrees in education. A total of four undergraduate degree programmes are offered at various academic units, these are: Bachelor of Education in Arts (B.Ed. Arts), Bachelor of Education in Science (B.Ed. Science), Bachelor of Arts with Education (B.A. Education) and Bachelor of Science with Education (B.Sc. Education). 

Any interested person who has requisite entry qualifications can apply.

Mkwawa University College of Education Admission Regulations

Applicants with direct qualifications i.e. those who have completed Advanced level of secondary education (Form VI), will have to apply through the Central Admission System as advertised by the TCU. Equivalent applicants with diplomas in Education, NTA level 6 and non-NTA level 6 recognized by TCU will also apply through CAS. Other equivalent applicants apart from those listed above (such as post-form VI certificates, bachelor degree holders) will continue lodging their applications with the University of Dar es Salaam.

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1.2 Bachelor of Education in Arts ( B.Ed. Arts)
This is a three-year degree programme tailored to cover a wide range of educational courses and minor subject content components selected from Arts subjects. It aims at creating graduates who have a good understanding of educational issues in the country, region and the world in general. The degree programme requires students to take many educational courses and one teaching subject from Arts subjects depending on their education background and performance. Students admitted in this degree programme should have a background in Arts subjects in their advanced secondary school education or equivalent education qualifications. The programme focuses on preparing educational managers and teacher educators who can teach in teacher education colleges and save as educational experts in Arts related areas of education management, administration and research. This programme prepares specifically school managers, planners, administrators, inspectors, curriculum developers and educational officers in various levels of education institutions.
1.3 Bachelor of Education in Science ( B.Ed. Sc.)
This is a three-year degree programme tailored to cover a wide range of educational courses and minor subject content components selected from science subjects. It aims at preparing graduates who have a good understanding of educational issues in the country, region and the world at large. The degree programme requires students to take educational courses and one teaching subject from science subjects depending on their education background and performance. Students admitted in this degree programme should have a background in science subjects in their advanced secondary school education or equivalent education qualifications. This programme focuses on preparing educational managers and teacher educators who can teach in teacher education colleges and save as educational experts in science related areas of education management, administration and research. This programme prepares specifically school managers, planners, administrators, inspectors, curriculum developers and educational officers in various levels of education institutions.


1.4 Bachelor of Science with Education (B.Sc. Ed.)
This is a three-year degree programme that offers courses leading to an award of Bachelor of Science with Education degree (B.Sc. (Ed.). The overall objective of the programme is that over the three years, a student should develop sufficient mastery of subject matter and competence in two teaching subjects as well as in pedagogy. Students admitted into B.Sc. (Ed.) programme shall select two major Science subjects from either of the following combinations:
Biology and Chemistry; Biology and Geography; Computer Science and Physics; Computer Science and Mathematics; Mathematics and Chemistry; Physics and Biology; Physics and Chemistry; Physics and Geography; Physics and Mathematics; Chemistry and Geography; Mathematics and Geography.
Basically, a B.Sc. (Ed.) graduate is a professional teacher who can teach at Ordinary and Advanced Secondary School levels and hence very marketable in the education sector, both public and private. Further, the teaching profession is a fountain of human resource worldwide due to the ability of professionals to enterceptively adapt and transform into any profession at minimum cost and time. The following is a list of some of possible employers for B.Sc. (Ed.) graduates:
1. Teaching for both public and private sectors.
2. Research institutions – National and International related, but not limited to the following sectors: Agricultural and wildlife; Medical; Veterinary; Nutrition; Environment; Information and Communication Technology (ICT); and Tourism


1.5 Bachelor of Arts with Education (B.A. ED.)
This is a three-year degree programme that aims at preparing graduate teachers. The degree programme equips the graduates with skills and knowledge on various disciplines including Kiswahili, Geography, Economics, French, Linguistics, English Literature, History, and Political Science. Furthermore, graduates in B.A. (Education) programme are equipped with skills and knowledge on curriculum design and implementation, teaching methodologies, as well as skills in education management and administration. Students enrolled in B.A. Education programme are required to take two teaching subjects (content courses) and education courses. Therefore, the degree programme produces teachers specialising in any two of the following courses or subjects: Geography, History, Economics, Kiswahili, French, Political Science, Literature, and Linguistics.
Basically, the B.A. (Education) degree programme produces graduate teachers who can be employed in teaching institutions including schools and colleges. These graduate teachers can also work with government institutions and research institutions that deal with education matters.