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APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSIONS INTO DEGREE PROGRAMMES FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018.

Ruaha Catholic University (RUCU) former Ruaha University College (RUCO) invites applications from qualified Tanzanians and non-Tanzanians for admission to the degree programmes offered by the University for the academic 2017/2018.

 

Minimum Admission Entry Qualifications for 2017/2018

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Category of Applicants

Minimum Admission Entry

1

Completed A-Level studies before 2014

Two Principal Passes with a total of 4.0 points from Two subjects defining the admission into respective programme (Where A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1).

2

Completed A-Level studies in 2014 and 2015

Two Principal Passes (Two Cs) with a total of 4.0 points from Two subjects defining the admission into respective programme (Where A=5, B+=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, E=1).

3

Completed A-Level studies from 2016

Two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points from Two Subjects defining the admission into the respective programme (Where A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1) 

4

Recognition of Prior Learning qualification(RPL)

B+ Grade: where A=75-100, B+ =65-74, B=50-64, C=40-49, D=35-39, F=0-38.

5

Equivalent applicants

At least four O’-Level passes (Ds and above) or NVA Level III with less than four O level passes or equivalent foreign qualifications as established by either NECTA OR VETA ; AND

i)At least a GPA of 3.0 for Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6); OR

ii)Average of C for Full Technician Certificate(FTC) (Where A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 points);OR

iii)Average of B Grade for Diploma in Teacher Education OR

iv)Average B Grade for Health related awards OR

v)A Distinction for unclassified Diplomas and Certificates

vi)Upper Second Class for classified non-NTA diplomas

 

 B: SPECIFIC PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

1. Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
a) Minimum Two Ds A Level (4.0) English Must Form Four OR Form Six
OR
b) The Equivalent qualifications which are:-
• A Diploma in Law …Please see the clarification on the Table above.

2. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Information Systems)
(a) Direct Entry Qualifications:
Two Principal passes in Science subjects preferably Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Biology or Geography.
(b) Equivalent Qualifications:
An appropriate Diploma….Please see the clarification on the Table above.

3. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Software Engineering)
(a) Direct Entry Qualifications:
Two Principal passes in Science subjects preferably Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Biology or Geography.
(b) Equivalent Qualifications:
An appropriate Diploma, please, see clarification on the Table above.

4. Bachelor of Arts in Education - BA(Ed), (Eng & Kisw)
Preferably with a teaching subject major in English or Kiswahili and minor in Language/Geography/ /History/ Economics. Non-language combinations are also acceptable.
(a) Direct Entry Qualifications
At least 4 “O” level passes (or three credits) one of which must be English Language; and at least two principal level passes (D and above ) at “A” level OR .
(b) Equivalent Qualification:
A Recognized Diploma in Education…. Please, see clarification on the Table above.

5. Bachelor of Science with Education (IT & Mathematics)
(a) Direct Entry Qualifications
At least 4 “O” level passes (or three credits) one of which must be Mathematics; and two Principal Level Passes in the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Geography (Mathematics is a must).
(b) Equivalent Qualification:
A Recognized Diploma in Education…Please see clarification on the Table above.

6. Bachelor of Arts in Education (BA.ED) (IT & Geograpghy)
(a) Direct Entry Qualifications
At least 4 “O” level passes (or three credits) one of which must be Geography: and two Principal Level Passes in the following subjects: Mathematics, Economics, Physics and Geography (Geography is a must)
(b) Equivalent Qualification:
A Recognized Diploma in Education…Please see clarification on the Table above.

7. Bachelor of Arts in Education (BA.ED) (IT& Economics)
(a) Direct Entry Qualifications
At least 4 “O” level passes (or three credits) and two Principal Level Passes in the following subjects: Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Commerce and Accountancy (Economics is a must).
(b) Equivalent Qualification:
A Recognized Diploma in Education….Please, see clarification on the Table above.

8. Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Direct Entry Qualifications:
a) Certificate of Secondary Education (CSEE) or East Africa Certificate of Education (Ordinary level) OR equivalent, with passes in 4 approved subjects, obtained prior to the sitting of ACSEE.
b) At least 2 A- level principal passes in Accountancy, Commerce, Economics or Mathematics.
Equivalent Qualifications: A Relevant Diploma….Please, see clarification on the Table above.

9. Bachelor of Accounting and Finance with Information Technology (BAFIT)
a). Direct Entry:
a) Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or East Africa Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Or equivalent with passes in 4 approved subjects, obtained prior to sitting of ACSEE.
b) At least 2 A-level principal passes (with weight at least 4.0) in Accountancy, Commerce, Economics or Mathematics.

b) Equivalent Qualification:
An appropriate Diploma….Please, see clarification on the Table above.

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IRINGA.
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