Computing and Information Technology

This programme has been designed to produce graduates who will satisfy the needs of employers as well as self-employment in the 21st century and are ready to enter ICT market and are prepared to continue learning throughout their life.

The graduates from this programme will be flexible and able to meet challenges of the job market or industry. The programme also addresses national needs articulated through various Higher and Technical Education Policies. This course is designed to outfit for the needs of students, future employees, and employers in the field of Informatics Science (IS). As a result we follow competence modular approach. The holder of this certificate will be able to perform:

In order to achieve these objectives and produce graduates who are innovative, creative, and flexible and who can respond quickly to the social and job market within and outside Tanzania, the program follows a new approach known as Competence Based Education and Training (CBET). This approach is based on the philosophy all students can learn and succeed given the time and support to do so. CBET focuses on what a learner should be “able to do or be like at the end of the learning experience”. It involves organizing the curriculum, instruction and assessment to ensure that learning outcomes are achieved.


Basic Technician Certificate in Information and Communication Technology (BCICT)
  • Certificate of Secondary Education with at least four passes including mathematics, excluding religious subjects.
Diploma in Computing and Information Technology (DICT)
  • Any NTA level 4 certificates in any related field from recognized NACTE institution and must possess certificate of Secondary education with at least four passes including mathematics or
  • Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with one Principal pass and one Subsidiary Pass of the combination subjects, one of which must be mathematics