Mbeya University of Science and Technology


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About us

Welcome to Mbeya University of Science and Technology. As a higher learning institution, Mbeya University of Science and Technology is endeavoring to be a leading University of Science and Technology and ensuring that it becomes the centre of excellence for academics, research and consultancy, and puts itself in a position that is a centre where modern and indigenous technologies meet for improving livelihood in our society.

For those wishing to develop their skill and have a career in science, technology and business related field. MbeyaUniversity of Science and Technology is the right choice to them. Graduates from different levels are welcome to join Ordinary Diploma and Bachelor Degree Studies.

MUST is also committed to see that academic works add value to our society through MUST Consultancy Bureau (MCB). The Bureau has an obligation of solving professional challenges particularly by offering consultancy in the respective fields.

This website provides all the necessary guidance and information about activities at MUST

Programs offered

Mbeya Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) is a government Institution accredited by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) to run and grant awards to Technical and Engineering graduates at Ordinary Diploma and Bachelor Degree programs.

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

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.

 

 

Admission and Application

Minimum Entry Qualifications for Bachelor of Engineering Courses.

Like for ordinary Diploma, Candidates can join Bachelor of Engineering Programes through direct and indirect entry schemes.

  1. Direct Entry Scheme.

In order to qualify under direct entry scheme a candidate must meet the following qualifications/conditions.

  1. Possession of FTC Certificate with an average passes of Grade C or above in the respective field.
  2. Possessions of Ordinary Diploma Certificate (NTA Level 6) with average of minimum pass of C grade
  1. Indirect Entry Scheme

i. Access Course ( Pre –entry Course)

Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements for direct entry, may be selected to join Mbeya Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) after attending and passing access course conducted for ten weeks.

 

ii.Bridging Course

Holder of Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSEE) in the combination of PCM, PCB, EGM and PGM may be selected to join Mbeya Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) after attending and passing the Bridging Course conducted for 34 weeks. Selected Candidates must have at least two principal levels of passes.

 

Candidates may join Ordinary Diploma Programmes through direct entry scheme and indirect entry scheme.

  1. Direct entry schemes.

In order to qualify for admissions under this scheme a candidate must meet the following conditions:

Must be a holder of Certificate of Secondary Education (CS) with a minimum pass of C grade in three of the following subjects.  Mathematics, Physics/ Engineering Science and Chemistry.

  1. Indirect entry scheme
  • Mature age entry

Mature age entrants may be admitted after sitting for and passing a special entrance examination.

In order to qualify for the examination a candidate must meet the following qualification:-

  • Must be a holder of a certificate of secondary educations or a General Course in Engineering (GCE) with passes in Mathematics and Physics/Engineering Science.
  • Possession of the technical qualifications from a recognized college/institution will be an added advantage.

Ordinary Access Course (Pre-entry access course) 

  • The programme targets all candidates who do not qualify under direct entry scheme to qualify for admission.
  • Candidates undergo upgrading access course for ten weeks.
  • Subjects covered are mathematics, Physics, Communication skills, Mechanics, Technical Drawing and Computer Applications.
  • At the end of the course candidates sits for qualifying examinations. Candidates who score 50% or above in all subjects will be qualified for admission.
  • Government sponsorship will be limited to female Candidates with good passes in the pre entry access course. Other successful candidates will be required to pay fees or arrange for fees payments from the third part sources.

Entry requirements for Ordinary Access Course

  • Certificate of Secondary Education with minimum D grade in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry or
  • National Vocational Awards (NVA) or Trade test from recognized Vocational Training Centers with certificate of secondary education.
  1. Basic Access Course ( Pre-entry Course )

Basic Access Course is for candidates who do not successes in the ordinary Access Cours

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