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Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) was established as a constituent college of the University of Dar es Salaam through the Government Notice No. 202 published on 22nd July 2005, under section 55 (1) of the University of Dar es Salaam Act No. 12 of 1970.

The college was established to address acute shortage of graduate teachers and experts in education sector in Tanzania as a result of the expansion of primary education enrollments through Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP) and the creation of the new secondary schools in turn through Secondary Education Development Programme (SEDP).

The college comprises three faculties: Faculty of humanities and social sciences (FoHSS), faculty of Science (FoSc) and Faculty of education(FoED).



To become a reputable higher learning institution that effectively gives high quality services with diligence.


To provide integrated high quality teaching, research and consultancy services.


Quality Education for All.



P.O.BOX 2329

Dar es Salaam


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Email: principal@duce.ac.tz


Entrance qualifications for degree programmes

“A candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission to an undergraduate degree programme of the University of Dar es Salaam if the candidate has obtained:

a) Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E) or equivalent, with passes in FIVE approved subjects, THREE of which must be at credit level, obtained prior to sitting for the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Examination (A.C.S.E.E) or equivalent


b) Two principal level passes in appropriate subjects in the A.C.S.E.E or equivalent with total points from THREE subjects not below FIVE (for Arts programmes) and TWO (for Science based programmes) based on the following grade point conversion scale:

A= 5; B= 4; C= 3; D =2; E=1; S=0.5 Principal level passes in Divinity/ Islamic knowledge are not counted


c) An appropriate equivalent Diploma of not less than Second class/Credit level or B average obtained from a college which is full registered by NACTE and approved by the UDSM Senate.

For Diplomas that are further classified into Upper and Lower Second classes, the requirement shall be an upper Second class or B+ average.

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