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  • Main Courses
  • SBM Short Courses
  • Computer Short Courses
Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST) was established by Mbeya University of Science and Technology Charter of 2012 made under section 25 of the Universities Act. No. 7 of the year 2005 and the following bachelor and diploma programmes .

Bachelor Degree Programmes
  • Bachelor of Technology in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Civil - (B.Eng Civil)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical - (B. Eng Mechanical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer - (B. Eng. computer)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical (B. Eng. Electrical)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B. Sc. Business Administration)
All Bachelor courses take a duration of six semesters covered in three academic year‟s.

Ordinary Diploma Programmes
  • Ordinary Diploma in Architecture
  • Ordinary Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Ordinary Diploma in Computer Engineering
  • Ordinary Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ordinary Diploma of Science and Business Administration
  • Ordinary Diploma in Food science and Technology
  • Ordinary Diploma in Laboratory Science and Technology
  • Ordinary Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering
  • Ordinary Diploma in Mining Engineering
  • Ordinary Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering
All Ordinary Diploma curses are offered in six semesters covered in three academic years

Access Course for Ordinary Diploma Programme (Pre-entry course)

  • The programme targets all candidates who do not qualify under direct entry scheme to qualify for admission.
  • It also targets to female aspirants as it aims at increasing female enrollment. (i.e. reducing the gender gap between male and female enrollment).
  • Male applicants enrolled under this scheme do not qualify for Government sponsorship. It is limited to female candidates. (i.e Male successful candidates will be required to pay fees or arrange for fees payments from the third part sources).
  • Candidates undergo upgrading access course for ten weeks. The subjects covered include Mathematics, Physics, and Communication skills, Mechanics, Technical Drawing and Computer Applications.
  • At the end of the course candidates sits for qualifying examinations. Candidates who score an average of 50% or above qualify for admission.

Mbeya University of Science and Technology has planned to offer short course programme in areas of tendering process; local government support for entrepreneurial culture; business idea validation; business planning; business communication; professional business report, letter, brochure, CV/resume, memos and personal statement writing; and preparation for interviews. The course time is as scheduled below.

Course sessions, Venue and cost:
The course will be conducted at MIST as scheduled   bellow:



Fee (Tsh)

31st  Aug- 3rd  Sept

Tendering process


4th- 8th

Local government support for entrepreneurial culture



9th- 14th 

Business idea validation  and Business planning



15th – 18th Sept

Professional writing and Business communication



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