Bachelor of Education in Science and Arts

This programme combines academic and professional training, and leads to a Bachelor of Education degree in Science or Arts. This three year programme includes the study of two academic science/Arts teaching subjects together with professional subjects required for teacher education. Applicants are free to choose two of the following Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, ICT and Economics History, Kiswahili and English.

 Programme contents

Educational Professional Subjects for three years

  • Introduction to Educational Psychology
  • General Teaching Methods
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Educational Media and Technology
  • Chemistry Teaching Methods
  • Biology Teaching Methods
  • Physics Teaching Methods
  • Mathematics Teaching Methods
  • Kiswahili Teaching Methods
  • History Teaching Methods
  • Geography Teaching Methods
  • English Teaching Methods
  • Economics Teaching Methods
  • Research Methods
  • Education Assessment and Evaluation
  • Curriculum Development
  • Teaching Practice
  • Sociology of Education
  • Educational Planning and Economics
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Human Behaviour and Learning
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Management of Education and School Administration
  • Research Project

Economics Component for Three years

  • Introductory Microeconomic Analysis I
  • Elementary Mathematics
  • Introduction to Microeconomics Analysis II
  • Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis II
  • Development Studies
  • Social and professional Ethics
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Development Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Economics Policy Planning and Programming
  • Money Banking and Financial Development
  • Public Finance
  • International Economics
  • Agricultural Economics*
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Economics*

Biology Component

  • Animal form and Classification
  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Cytology and Cell Physiology
  • Introduction to Microbiology and Mycology
  • Introduction to Ecology
  • Introduction to Immunology and Parasitology
  • Plant Systematics
  • Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Synecology and Environmental Management
  • Animal Physiology
  • Mechanisms of Evolution and Diversity of Life
  • Plant Physiology and Structure

Chemistry Component in Education

  • Basic Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry 1
  • Systematic Inorganic Chemistry
  • Basic Organic Chemistry
  • Descriptive chemistry of Transitional Metals
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Physical Chemistry II
  • Descriptive Chemistry of S and P Block Elements
  • Coordination Chemistry and Organometallic Compounds
  • Electrochemistry
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Polymer Chemistry*
  • Environmental Chemistry*
  • Natural Products*
  • Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds*

Physics Component in Education

  • Mechanics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Vibrations and Waves
  • Optics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Analogue electronics
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Atomic Physics
  • Geophysics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Energy and Environment

Mathematics Component in Education

  • Foundations of Analysis
  • Calculus I
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus II
  • Vectors and Vector Mechanics
  • Mathematics Statistics
  • Calculus III (Functions of several variables)
  • Linear Programming
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Complex Analysis

English Component in Education

  • Introduction to the Study of Language
  • General Linguistics
  • Origins and Development of English
  • Introduction to African Literature
  • Introduction to African Literature
  • English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Second Language Learning
  • Research methodologies: English*
  • Comparative Drama*
  • English Morphology and Syntax
  • Grammar and Usage
  • Sociolinguistic
  • Children’s Literature*
  • Contemporary African Fiction Novels*
  • Contemporary Poetry*

Geography Component in Education

  • Physical Geography
  • Climatology
  • Spatial Organizations
  • Surveying, Cartography and Map Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods in Geography
  • Environmental Education and Conservation
  • Population Geography
  • Remote Sensing
  • Population and Development
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Environmental Disaster Management*
  • Natural Resources Management*
  • Project planning and Management
  • Urban planning and Management
  • Environmental Policy and Planning
  • Environmental Assessment

History Component in Education

  • Basic Concepts and Perspectives in Historical Studies
  • Sources of African History
  • Philosophies and Methodologies of History
  • Survey of World History to 1500 A.D.
  • Capitalism and Imperialism in World History
  • History of East Africa from 19th Century*
  • Health, Diseases and Healing up to 21stCentury*
  • History of South Africa
  • Themes in African History from 15th Century
  • Africa and World Religions – Islam and Christianity*
  • Neo-Colonialism and Revolutionary Movements in Africa*
  • The Transformation of Europe from 1871*
  • History of Tanzania from 18th Century: Part I
  • Topics in African Environmental History*
  • The Transformation of Europe from 1871*
  • History of Central Africa*
  • Survey of World History of Globalization
  • History of U.S.A. Since 1879*
  • Economic History of Tanzania*
  • The Survey of Africa and Blacks in Diaspora*

Kiswahili Component in Educations

  • Utangulizi wa Isimuna Sarufi ya Kiswahili
  • Historia na maendeleo ya Kiswahili
  • Fonetiki na Fonolojia ya Kiswahili
  • Isimu Jamii
  • Mofolojia ya Kiswahili
  • Historia ya Fasihiya Kiswahili na Uhakiki*
  • Sintaksia ya Kiswahili
  • Fasihi simulizi ya Kiswahili
  • Uandishi wa Kubuni I*
  • Nadharia za Fasihi na Mikabala ya Uhakiki*
  • Semantiki na Pragmatiki ya Kiswahili
  • Riwaya ya Kiswahili
  • Uandishi wa Kubuni II*
  • Tamthilia ya Kiswahili*
  • Ushairi wa Kiswahili
  • Leksikografia

ICT Component in Educations

  • Informatics and Microcomputers
  • Computer Organizations and Architecture
  • Programming methodology I
  • Introduction to digital logic
  • Data Structures and Algorithm
  • Software Development I
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Diagnostics and Maintenance
  • Programming methodology II
  • Database concept
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Web Programming and Applications
  • Final year project
  • Network Design and Administration
  • Database Management System (DBMS)
  • Final year project