PGD in Scientific Computing


Traditionally there has been a divide in most organizations between technical people and business people. This has led to problems in communication, poor management, under-use of computer and software resources and delays in completion of projects. The postgraduate Diploma In Scientific Computing is designed to help fill this gap.



  • To help prepare prospective programmers, systems analysts and IT competent managers.

Key Dates

  • February 1 – Deadline April Intake Applications
  • August 1 – Deadline for October Intake Applications

Students Groups per specialization

Since students are admitted from different backgrounds, the courses are structured so as to meet all student needs.

  • GROUP IA? Scientists I:- Graduates in: Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Geology and related fields.
  • GROUP II Scientists II:- Graduates in: Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Agriculture, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry and related fields
  • GROUP III Business:- Graduates in: Economics, Commerce and Management, and Business-related fields.
  • GROUP IVA? Liberal Artists:- Graduates in: Arts, Social Sciences and related fields.
  • GROUP V Lawyers:- Graduates in Law



Guidelines for Online Application will be available soon, please check back.


PGDS Programme Manager
University Of Dar es Salaam,
P. O. Box 35062,
Dar es Salaam,

Phone No: +255-22-2410388