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STEMMUCO Entry Requirements

STEMMUCO Entry Requirements

The management of the Stella Maris Mtwara University College (STEMMUCO) has released the Admission Requirements for the Student of the institution.


The Stella Maris Mtwara University College, STEMMUCO Students applying to Undergraduates, Postgraduate, Diploma, Masters programs, etc. must meet the following requirement in order to be considered for admission.

STEMMUCO Entry Requirements

The Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degree Programmes are as follows;

General / Minimum Requirements

Candidates wishing to be enrolled at Stella Maris Mtwara University College to pursue the various postgraduate and undergraduate degrees along with non-degree programmes have to fulfill the general admissions criteria as well as the additional entrance requirements specific to each academic programme.

Admissions Criteria

Masters Programmes

A candidate applying for the Masters programmes must be:

(i) Holder of at least First or Second Class degree with a minimum GPA of 2.8 or equivalent in non-classified degrees. A degree must be of educational nature for those applying for MEMP.

(ii) Holder of a pass degree who has at least 5 years of working experience after graduation plus a post graduate training of at least 6 months.

(iii) Holder of Advanced Diploma from a recognized higher learning institution with a minimum of upper second class plus a postgraduate diploma.

(iv) Holder of recognized professional qualifications (CPA, CSP, ACCA, CMA, CIM, etc.), for those applying for MBA.

Undergraduate Programmes

A candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission to any first degree

programme of STEMMUCO if he or she has one of the following qualifications:

(i) Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (C.S.E.E.) or equivalent with pass in FIVE approved subjects THREE of which must be at Credit level obtained prior to sitting for the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (A.C.S.E.E.) or equivalent.

(ii) Two principal passes in appropriate subjects in the A.C.S.E.E. or equivalent with total points from three subjects not below 4.5 based on the following grade to point conversion scale: A = 5; B = 4; C = 3; D = 2; E = 1; S = 0.5 and F = 0 point. [Note: Principal passes in Divinity/Islamic Knowledge are not counted].

(iii) An appropriate equivalent Diploma of not less than Second class/Credit level or B grade obtained from a college which is fully registered by NACTE.

Diploma Programmes

A candidate shall be required to have;

(i) At least One A-level principal pass.

(ii) O-level four passes with a Certificate from an Institution recognized by NACTE.

Certificate Programmes

A candidate aspiring for the certificate programme should have a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E.) with at least any four principal passes.

Modes of Application

Masters Programmes

Applicants must fill in the application forms and medical forms available from the Admissions Office at STEMMUCO. Alternatively, the application forms and other documents may be downloaded from our website www.stemmuco.ac.tz during the application period. Then the completed application forms are submitted by post or by hand to:

NOTE: For more information on the notification of the selected students for all the programmes and the opening dates for new academic year, please visit our website: www.stemmuco.ac.tz


For information concern with Application, contact Director of Postgraduate Studies through the following address:

The Director of Postgraduate Studies

Stella Maris Mtwara University College
P.O. Box 674 932 Bhandari Road, 63104 MTWARA

Telephone: +255 23 2334482

Fax: +255 23 2334483

E-mail: info@stemmuco.ac.tz

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