The Online Postgraduate Diploma in Electronics Engineering and Information Technology (PGD-EIT) will equip students with the necessary technical and professional knowledge and skills, via the blending of theoretical knowledge and practical application, to enable them to pursue a career in electronic engineering and information technology, i.e. design and development, testing, technical support and maintenance. Graduates may be employed in the areas of communication services and information technologies, electronic product development, embedded systems design, digital TV and broadcasting, digital networking, product testing, and mobile technology and applications. They may also work as technical support in public utilities as well as in sales of electronic components and instruments.

Programme Content

Online PGD EIT contains 13 courses of which 7 are core and 6 are elective courses. The programme requires students to complete a minimum of 120 credits; of which 64 credits are core; 40 credits for final project and 16 credits are from the list of elective courses.

Delivery Mode

This is a Blended Distance Programme combining online and few face to face sessions that will be conducted at UDSM Kijitonyama campus, ODeL Centres in Mbeya and Mwanza, and at the University Computing Centre in Arusha. Furthermore, students will access all learning materials and have online discussions with their lecturers through the Moodle system. Students will have access to the system anywhere via computers and mobile devices connected to the Internet

How to Apply?

Applicants are required to complete all stages as shown on the guideline for Online Application through the link: or browse through Read the online application guidelines.

Who may Apply?

At least a Bachelor Degree with minimum GPA of 2.0 from a respected institution recognized by TCU or Advanced Diploma (or its equivalent) from a recognized institution of higher learning in relevant fields of specialization certified by TCU with at least an upper second class award (i.e. overall average of B). In addition, candidates with equivalent qualifications must also possess at least Ordinary Secondary School Certificates with principal level passes in Physics and Mathematics.

Duration and Fees

The duration of the programme is 12 months. Tuition fee is TZS 3,050,000 for Tanzanian students and USD 4,020 for foreign students .

For further information

The Centre for Virtual Learning, University of Dar es Salaam, P.O. Box 33335, Dar es Salaam. Mob: +255719681600, +255715 008 408, +255776188588 Website:,, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Arusha and Mwanza Visit University Computing Center (UCC) offices UCC-Mwanza: 255-767-515-204, UCC-Arusha: 255-754 695-655