Postgraduate Programmes Entry Requirements

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT (SACEM)

Master of Architecture (M. Arch) (Coursework & Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications
Holders of Bachelor of Architecture of at least a Second Class Lower division from Ardhi University or from any other recognized Institution of Higher Learning.

OR
Graduate Diploma in Architecture of at least a Second Class Lower division of the former Ardhi Institute or Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture from Ardhi University or from any other recognized Institution of Higher Learning.

Master of Science in Construction Economics and Management (MSc. CEM) (Coursework & Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications
A first degree of second class grade or above in Building Economics, Construction Management, Building Survey or related fields of Ardhi University or any other relevant first degree from a recognized institution of Higher Learning.

OR
A relevant Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Economics and Management or related fields of Ardhi University or any other institution of Higher Learning.

Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture (PhD Arch)

Entry Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in Architecture from Ardhi University or any other relevant Masters Degree from Ardhi University or from a recognized University.

Doctor of Philosophy in Construction Economics and Management (PhD CEM) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Construction Management (PhD CM) - By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (PhD CE) - By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Design - By Coursework & Dissertation

Relevant Master’s Degree of the Ardhi University or holder of equivalent standing Master’s Degree from a recognised University.

SCHOOL OF SPATIAL PLANNING AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (SSPSS)

Master of Science in Urban Planning and Management (MSc. UPM) -(By Coursework & Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications

First or Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning (URP), Regional Development Planning (RDP) and Housing and Infrastructure Planning (HIP); or relevant qualifications from Programs offered by the Schools at ARU, Economics and Economic Planning.

Upper Second Class or above Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning or Architecture or Land Management and Valuation or Environmental Engineering or relevant qualifications from Programs offered by the Schools at ARU, other related subject from a recognized university or institution of higher learning.

Working experience of at least two years in a relevant field will be an added advantage.

Positive recommendations from two referees one from an academic institution where the candidate graduated and one from the practice. Candidates without sufficient background in urban and regional planning profession may be required to take additional courses offered in the undergraduate programs.

Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning and Management (MSc. URPM) - (By Coursework & Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications

First or Second Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Architecture or Land Management and Valuation or Environmental Engineering or Building Economics or Land Surveying/Geomatics or Geography or Economics or Economic Planning or Public Administration or Business Administration and Postgraduate Diploma of the University of Dar es Salaam or any other recognized institution or any other relevant field.

Experience of at least two years in a relevant field would be an added advantage.

Positive recommendations from two referees.

This programme is currently supported by DAAD. Therefore, Tanzanian candidates aspiring for the DAAD scholarships would have their applications for sponsorship further scrutinized by a joint committee of SPRING partner universities and a DAAD representative or any sponsoring organization/institution as situation emerges.

Doctor of Philosophy in Urban and Regional Planning (PhD URP) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Planning and Management (Housing and Infrastructure) (PhD UPM), - By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (PhD Econ) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Urban and Regional Planning (By Coursework & Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications

Relevant Master’s Degree of the Ardhi University or holder of equivalent standing Master’s Degree from a recognised University.

SCHOOL OF EARTH SCIENCES, REAL ESTATE, BUSINESS STUDIES AND INFORMATICS (SERBI)

Master of Science in Geomatics (MSc. Gm) -  (By Coursework & Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications
A second Class or above BSc. degree in Geomatics or Land Surveying or any other relevant degree from Ardhi University or a recognized University or Institution of Higher Learning.

OR
A Postgraduate Diploma in Geomatics or Land Surveying from Ardhi University or any other relevant degree from a recognized University or Institution of Higher Learning.

Master of Science in Geomatics (MSc. Gm) -  (By Thesis)

Entry Qualifications
A Second Class Upper Division, Bachelor of Science degree in Geomatics or Land Surveying from Ardhi University or its equivalent from Ardhi Univesity or any other recognized Univesity or Institution of Higher Learning.

Master of Science in Real Estate (MSc. RE) -  (By Coursework & Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications

At least a second class grade or above BSc. degree in Land Management and Valuation, Urban and Regional Planning, Building Economics, Architecture, Land Surveying, Environmental Engineering , Geography, Economics, Commerce or Civil Engineering from Ardhi University or any other relevant degree from Ardhi University or a recognized University or Institution of Higher Learning.

OR
A relevant Postgraduate Diploma of the Ardhi University or any other relevant degree from a recognized University or Institution of Higher Learning.

Master of Science in Real Estate (MSc. LM) -  (By Thesis)

Entry Qualifications

A minimum of a Second Class Upper Division, Bachelor degree in Land Management and Valuation of the Ardhi University or its equivalent from Ardhi Univesity or any other recognized Univesity or Institution of Higher Learning.

Doctor of Philosophy in Geospatial Sciences (PhD GS) – By Thesis

Entry Qualifications
A Master Degree in Geomatics or Land Surveying or Geoinformatics or Geodetic Science from Ardhi University or any other relevant Masters Degree from a recognized University.

Doctor of Philosophy in Real Estate (PhD RE) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Land Administration (By Coursework & Dissertation)

Doctor of Philosophy in Real Estate Economics (By Coursework & Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications
Relevant Master’s Degree of the Ardhi University or holder of equivalent standing Master’s Degree from a recognized University.

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (SEST)

Master of Science Degree in Environmental Technology and Management (MSc. – ETM) - (By Coursework and Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications

At least a Second Class Lower division Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering of the Ardhi University or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution of higher learning.

OR
A Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Engineering of the Ardhi University or Postgraduate Diploma from a recognised University or Institution of higher learning.

Master of Science Degree in Environmental Technology and Management (MSc. – ETM) - (By Thesis)

Entry Qualifications
A minimum of a Second Class Lower division Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering of the Ardhi University or any other relevant degree of the Ardhi University or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution of higher learning.

OR
A Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Engineering of the Ardhi University or Postgraduate Diploma from a recognised University or Institution of higher learning.

Master of Disasters Risk Management (M.DRM) -  (By Coursework and Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications
A Second or higher class Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate diploma in any of the programmes offered by Ardhi University and similar programmes offered by other universities as approved by Senate. Other admission requirements are similar to the general entry requirements for ARU postgraduate programmes.

Master of Science Disasters Risk Management (MSc.DRM) - (By Coursework and Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications

A Second or higher class Bachelor’s of Science degree or post-graduate diploma in any of the engineering and technology (environmental engineering, municipal and industrial services engineering, environmental laboratory science and technology, and civil engineering) programmes offered by ARU. Holders of bachelor’s degrees in similar programmes offered by other recognised universities or higher learning institutions, as approved by ARU Senate also qualify. Applicants who have a first degree in branches of engineering other than the ones mentioned above may be considered for admission into the programme as shall be approved by the university senate. Other admission requirements are similar to the general entry requirements for ARU postgraduate programmes.

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering (PhD EE) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Technology and Management (PhD ETM) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science and Management (PhD ESM) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Disaster Management (PhD DM), - By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Laboratory Science and Management (PhD LSM) – By Thesis

Entry Qualifications

Relevant Master’s Degree of the Ardhi University or holder of equivalent standing Master’s Degree from a recognised University.

INSTITUTE OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT STUDIES (IHSS)

Master of Science in Housing (MSc. Housing)

Entry Qualifications

Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7, or equivalent qualification as shall be approved by the University Senate, in the fields of urban planning; housing and infrastructure, urban development planning, architecture, urban geography, urban sociology, urban designers, environmental and civil engineering, geomatics, land management and valuation, building economics, construction economists and management, urban economics and other related fields.

Work experience of 2 years in the respective fields is an added advantage.

Recommendation from at least two referees – one academician and one practicing professional.

Master of Science in Public Policy Analysis and Programme Management

Entry Qualifications

Bachelor degree with a minimum of lower second class or equivalent qualifications as shall be approved by the University Senate, in the fields offered at ARU or any other related fields.

Work experience of 2 years in the respective fields is n added advantage.

Recommendation from at lest two referees – one academician and one practicing professional

M.A. Development Studies

Entry Qualifications

Master of Arts in Development Studies (MA - DS)

Entry Qualifications

Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7 in the fields offered at ARU and other related fields or equivalent qualification as shall be approved by the University Senate; Candidates with unclassified under graduate degree may be considered for admission provided she/he has a minimum of a B grade.

Doctor of Philosophy in Built Environment Analysis (PhD BEA) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Climate Change Studies (PhD CCS) - By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Housing and Settlement Studies (PhD HSS) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Policy Analysis and Programme Management (PhD PAPM) – By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Development Studies (PhD DS) - By Thesis

Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Governance and Environmental Studies (By Coursework & Dissertation)

Entry Qualifications

Relevant Master’s Degree of the Ardhi University or holder of equivalent standing Master’s Degree from a recognised University.

Duration for the programmes

Masters degree by Course work and dissertation: 18 months

Masters degree by thesis: 24 months

PhD by thesis: 36 months

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications forms can be obtained from the office of the

Director, Postgraduate Studies Research and Publication
Ardhi University,
P.O Box 35176,
Dar es Salaam.

A non-refundable application fee of Tshs.20,000/= for Masters and Tshs.30,000/= for PhD) must be deposited to ARU NMB Account, University Agency Branch with Account Number 20801100034 or paid directly through mobile network operators (Tigopesa, Mpesa and Airtel money) after requesting control number from admission office available with Tel. No. 0738357314 and submit the original pay slip/confirmation message from mobile network operator together with the application form.

 

Deadline for receiving applications is 31st August, 2019 for all programmes except for the Master’s Degree by Thesis and PhD.

Starting date for Postgraduate Programmes by Coursework and Dissertation is 4th November, 2019

 

 

 

 

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