Tanzania Law Degree and Diploma Admission Requirements

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What are admission requirements for a degree/diploma/masters program in law to Tanzania universities? Here are details you need to know.

TUMAINI UNIVERSITY DAR ES SALAAM COLLEGE – TUDARCo LAW DEGREE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Diploma Courses:

  1. DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT (DBAM) (2 year Course).

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (DBAM)

Category A: Direct Entry Scheme:

An applicant must have: at least three credits OR five passes at O-level AND at least two subsidiary passes at A-level AND
either a subsidiary pass in mathematics at A level OR a pass in mathematics at O-level

Category B: Equivalent Entry Scheme

Applicants must either: Hold a Certificate of Secondary Education and a Certificate in relevant field of not less than nine months from a recognized institution and must be approved by the Academic Board.

  1. DIPLOMA IN LAW (DL) (2 year Course).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (DL)
Applicants for admission into the Diploma in Law Programme of the Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College (TUMADARCO) must be holders
of:
Ordinary Level certificate with at least 4 passes (at least Four Ds) one of which must be English. AND
(i) Certificate in Law from an accredited institution
OR
(ii) At least one principal level pass in the Advanced level of Secondary Education (A- level). This programme will start in August 2017

OPEN UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA LAW DEGREE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

(iv)    LL.B.
Any Two or more Principal Level Passes plus ‘O’ Level credit passes in History and English.  A Pass on the subjects at O-level but a good principal at A level may be considered. Or an appropriate equivalent Diploma/Certificate in Law with Credit or Higher Grades.

OPTION II
For Diploma applicants, the minimum entry qualification to a relevant degree programme is at least Four O level passes (D’s and above).

AND
(i)    Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6) with at least GPA of 2.7; or
(ii)    Full Technician Certificate (FTC) with at least points average of 2.7 (where A=5, B=4,C=3 and D=2 points); or
(iii)    Diploma in Teacher Education with an average of ‘C’ grade; or
(iv)    Health related awards such as Clinical Medicine and others with average of ‘B’ grade; or
(v)    Credit class diploma for classified diplomas and certificates in terms of ‘distinctions, OPTION III credit or pass’ or
(vi)    Lower Second Class diploma for classified non-NTA diplomas;

Candidates who have satisfied Examiners in the Mature Age Entry Examinations set by Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), University of Dar Es Salaam (UDSM) or any other recognized university will be considered for admission.  Written evidence of a satisfactory pass will be essential.

OPTION IV
Candidates who have satisfied Examiners in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Examination at an average of B Grade or above and holding a valid RPL certificate shall be eligible to be considered for admission into relevant degree programmes. The applicants must have valid RPL certificates obtained in RPL examination held in designated RPL Examination Centres approved by TCU. The RPL certificate must be valid for three years from the date of issue. The applicants must have been assessed through examinations organized along targeted degree programmes.

OPTION V
(a)    Candidates who do not qualify under options I, II, III and IVI may register for OUT Foundation Courses (OFC) offered by The Open University of Tanzania.  Those who pass examinations set at the end of the course will be eligible for registration for any of the degree programmes listed above, depending on the subject combination taken in the OFC.
(b)    Candidates applying for BSc ICT who do not qualify under options I, II, and IV simply because they do not have  passes in Mathematics may register for OFC009: Mathematics  which is offered under OUT Foundation Courses (OFC). Candidates who pass the course (OFC009: Mathematics) will be eligible for admission into BSC ICT.

OPTION VI
Candidates with awards from other Institutions of Higher Learning will be considered on their own merit.  These include a degree or an advanced Diploma in a relevant field.

3. Postgraduate
3.1  Master Dergree
Minimum Qualifications for a Master’s Degree
(i)    For admission to the Master’s Degree of the Open University of Tanzania a candidate shall either hold an honours degree of the Open University of Tanzania or a qualification from an approved institution of higher learning, deemed to be equivalent to an honours degree of the Open University of Tanzania.
(ii)  Candidates who hold unclassified degrees should have a credit or, a distinction in the subject of the intended Master’s Degree. Candidates with a Pass Degree will also be considered for admission if:-
•    their undergraduate performance in the proposed subject of study was a B grade average or above
and
•    they have satisfied the relevant Faculty/Institute that they have exhibited academic potential through extensive field work, subsequent research experience and/or additional training.
(iii)  Candidates for Masters Degree by thesis should in addition to the above have extensive or rich experience in research in the area of study.