Ruaha Catholic University Admission Requirements

Ruaha Catholic University Admission Requirements. Enquiries about admission into the undergraduate Degree, Diploma, or Certificate programmes should be addressed to:

The Admissions Officer
Ruaha Catholic University
P.O. Box 774
Iringa, Tanzania
Tel: +255-26-2702431
Fax +255-26-2702563
E-mail: info@rucu.ac.tz
Website: www.rucu.ac.tz

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The applicants for programmes at RUCU must fulfil the general as well as the specific requirements for admission.

Short Courses
Specific admission requirements for each short course may be found in the Directorate of Short Courses and Continuing Education chapter of this prospectus.

Certificate Awards
A candidate shall be eligible for consideration for admission to a Certificate programme if he/she has obtained a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE)  or East Africa Certificate of Education (EACE) ‘O’ level and has a pass.

Further specific admission requirements are detailed in the programme details under the relevant Faculty or Institute chapter of this prospectus.

Diploma Admissions:
A candidate shall be eligible for consideration for admission to a Diploma programme if he/she has obtained a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or East Africa Certificate of Education (EACE) ‘O’ level with  passes in at least four approved subjects.

Further specific admission requirements are detailed in the programme details under the relevant Faculty or Institute chapter of this prospectus.

Degree Admissions:
Minimum Entrance Requirements for a First Degree admissions are as follows:
i) Certificate of Secondary Education (C.S.E.E) or equivalent with passes in FIVE approved subjects, obtained prior to the sitting of the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (A.C.S.E.E) or equivalent.
ii) At least two Principal level passes and a total of 4.5 or more points (where A= 5, B= 4, C= 3, D=2, E=1 and S= 0.5) in approved subjects in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (A.C.S.E.E).
iii) Equivalent qualifications such as ordinary or advanced diploma/certificate or degrees or Mature Age/Pre-entry courses considered to be appropriate for the programme to be pursued.
Further specific admission requirements are detailed in the programme details under the relevant Faculty chapter of this Prospectus.

Postgraduate Diploma

To be considered for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma, a candidate must be a holder of a First Degree of the then Ruaha University College or a recognised University or have satisfied the requirements for the award of the Degree with a GPA of at least 2.0

Further specific admission requirements are detailed in the programme details
under the Directorate of Postgraduate Studies, Research, Consultancy and Publications booklet or under Faculty Programmes.

Master’s Awards
To be considered for admission to a Master’s programme, a candidate must be a holder of a First Degree of the then Ruaha University College or of any other recognised University with a GPA of at least 2.7

Ph.D Awards
To be considered for admission to the Ph. D programme, a candidate must be a holder of a Master’s degree of this University or of any other recognized University