CUHAS - Bugando

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES

Bugando - Mwanza, Tanzania


Diploma and Postgraduate Application, Financial Information and Medical Forms Downloads 



"Deadline for receiving application forms is strictly at 3.00 pm on 30th May 2017 for Postgraduate applicats and at 3.00 pm on 31st May, 2017 for Diploma applicants. For any inqueries or need further information, please contact at the Tel. +255-282500881"

Mode of Application for Undergraduate Programmes


Applicants with the appropriate A Levels passes (Direct Entrants) and Diploma Holders (Equivalent qualification) seeking admission at CUHAS into the Bachelor of Medical Lab Sciences (Code CU001), Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education (Code CU002), the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Code CU003), Doctor of Medicine (Code CU004) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (CU005) are required to apply through the CENTRAL ADMISSION SYSTEM with the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) using the guidelines provided by TCU as detailed in pages 35,36,37.

    Undergraduate Courses:


  • DOCTOR OF MEDICINE (MD) 5 YEARS
  • Direct Entrants (Form Six)
    Holders of Principal pass at C grade or higher in Chemistry, Biology or Physics, provided that the other two passes are not below D at ADVANCED level. Preference will be given to applicants with "C" grade or higher in Chemistry or Biology in that order.Consideration will also be given to applicants with Principal passes at C grade on higher in Chemistry and a D grade or higher in Biology or Physics. [C, D (5 points from 2 subjects)]

    Equivalent Qualifications
    Holders of B. Sc. Degrees from recognized institutions, majoring in BIOLOGY or CHEMISTRY. Holders of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine with principal passes at any level in Chemistry, Biology or Physics, in the ADVANCED certificate examinations.

  • BACHELOR OF MEDICAL LAB SCIENCE BMLS) 3 YEARS
  • Direct Entrants (Form Six)
    Direct Entrants (Form Six) Holders of three Principal passes in Biology, Chemistry or Physics/Geography; provided 2 principal passes are at D level or higher [D,D,E(minimum 5 points from three subjects)] Consideration will also be given to applicants with two principal passes in Physics, Chemistry or Biology provided that one of them is at C grade or higher [C,E (4 points from 2 subjects)]

    Equivalent Qualifications
    Holder of an appropriate Diploma/Advanced Diploma with three Principal passes at any grade in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at A level. Appropriate Diploma/Advanced Diploma with at least three credit passes at any grade in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English at O level and has passed Diploma/Advanced Diploma with an average of B grade or above. Preference will be given to students who have attempted A level.

  • BACELOR OF PHARMACY (B.PHARM) - 4 YEARS
  • Direct Entrants (Form Six)
    Principal pass at C grade or higher in Chemistry, Biology or Physics provided that the other two subjects are NOT below D at (A) level. Preference will be given to applicants with C grade or above in CHEMISTRY or BIOLOGY in that order. Consideration will also be given to applicants with Principal passes at C grade on higher in Chemistry and a D grade higher in Biology or Physics [C, D (5 points from 2 subjects)].

    Equivalent Qualifications
    A Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized and accredited Institution with passes at a minimum of B grade in all Diploma subjects with three principal passes at E grade in Physics/Geography and Chemistry and Biology at A Level provided a minimum pass of C in Biology and D in Chemistry was obtained at O Level.

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING EDUCATION
  • Direct Entrants (Form Six)
    Holder of form-six certificate with THREE Advanced level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology; at least TWO passes are at D or higher.

    Equivalent Qualifications (3 Year Programme)
    Holder of Diploma in nursing with at least THREE credits in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English. They should have a working experience of at least 2 years. Preference will be given for those who have attempted A Level.

    Equivalent Qualifications (2 Year Conversion Programme)
    Holder of Advanced Diploma in Nursing Education with at least THREE credits in the following subjects of O Level secondary certificate: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English.

  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (BSc.N) - 3 years
  • Entry Criteria
    Holder of Diploma in nursing with at least FOUR passes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Nutrition, Agriculture and Geography at "O"-Level. They should have a working experience of at least 2 years. Preference will be given for those who have attempted A Level.