top General Information


Street:P.O. Box 1464


Tel.:+255(28) 250-0881

Fax:+255(28) 250-2678


Institution Funding



Founded 2003 as Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, a constituent college of St. Augustine University of Tanzania (Mwanza). Acquired present status and title 2011. The second university of the Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC).

Academic Year

October to August

Admission Requirements

Entrance Requirements for Doctor of Medicine (MD) course: Principal Pass at C grade or higher in Chemistry, Biology or Physics, provided that the other two subjects are not below D at Advanced (ā€œA") level. Preference will be given to applicants with ā€œCā€ Passes or above in Chemistry or Biology, in that order; Or holders of B.Sc. Degrees, from recognized institutions, majoring in Biology or Chemistry or holders of Diploma in Clinical Medicine with principal passes at any level in Chemistry, Biology or Physics, in the advanced certificate examinations.

Tuition Fees

National:6,080,000 per annum (TZS)

International:10,635 per annum (USD)



Accrediting Agency

Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)

Religious Affiliation


top Officers

Head : Paschalis Rugarabamu

Job title:Vice Chancellor

top Divisions

Institute : Allied Health Sciences

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Health Sciences, Nursing

Institute : Infectious Diseases

Fields of study:Epidemiology

School : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Medicine

More details:SGS

School : Medicine

Fields of study:Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Laboratory Techniques, Medical Technology, Medicine, Radiology

School : Nursing

Fields of study:Health Education, Health Sciences, Nursing

School : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Pharmacy

School : Public Health

Fields of study:Public Health

top Degrees


Fields of study:Medical Technology, Pharmacy, Radiology

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Health Education, Medical Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medicine, Paediatrics, Public Health

Doctor of Philosophy

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Health Sciences


Pre-University Doctor of Medicine (MD) programme; Doctor of Medicine (MD), 5 yrs

Updated on 17-05-2017