IAU-024573

Tanzania

top General Information

Address

Street:P.O. Box 35103
Changanyikeni

City:Dar-Es-Salaam

Province:Dar-Es-Salaam

Tel.:+255(22) 292-5000 +255 (787) 994-592

Fax:+255(732) 991-395

WWW:http://www.eastc.ac.tz

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1965 as a Centre offering only Middle Level Training Courses - i.e. Certificate. Upgraded 1966, started offering training at Intermediate Level - i.e. Diploma – courses in fields including: Ancillary subjects; Applied Statistical method; Elements of Probability Theory; Numerical Analysis; Official Statistics; and Practical Statistics. EASTC has continued to be a regional statistical institution serving Anglophone Africa, but owned by eighteen user countries, namely: Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Degree programme in Official Statistics designed on request of its member countries to meet demand faced by many African Governments back in the early 2000s. Received National Accreditation Council for Technical Education (NACTE) 2012. Started offering Master’s Degree in Official Statistics (MOS) April 2014, and in Agricultural Statistics (MAS) October 2015 - in collaboration with Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI) and Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) - in order to back up the current campaign aimed at improving Agricultural and Rural Statistics as per Global Strategy. PhD programme in Official Statistics in collaboration with National Statistical Systems Academy (NASA) then launched to train top-level Official Statisticians and Researchers to serve the African National Statistical Systems.

Academic Year

Undergraduate programmes: October to September; For postgraduate programmes: 2 intakes in March and October

Tuition Fees

National:Undergraduate, 475,000-950,000 per annum; Graduate, 3,100,000 per annum (TZS)

International:Undergraduate, 1,350-1,750 per annum; Graduate, 2,500-3,200 per annum (USD)

Language(s)

English

Accrediting Agency

National Accreditation Council for Technical Education (NACTE) - Tanzania

Religious Affiliation

None

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Frank Mkumbo

Job title:Acting Rector

top Divisions

Department/Division : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Statistics


Department/Division : Statistics

Fields of study:Statistics

top Degrees

Diploma

Fields of study:Statistics


Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Statistics


Postgraduate Diploma

Fields of study:Statistics


Master's Degree

Fields of study:Computer Science, Statistics


Doctor of Philosophy

Fields of study:Statistics

Note

The Diploma programme curriculum is for theoretical statistics; the Bachelor and postgraduate programmes focus on training in Official Statistics; Master in Agricultural Statistics (MAS) offered in collaboration with Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI) and Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA); PhD programme offered in collaboration with National Statistical Systems Academy (NASA)

top Student & Staff Numbers

Staff

Statistics Year:2016-2017

Full Time Male:17

Full Time Female:8

Full Time Total:25

Students

Statistics Year:2016-2017

Male:246

Female:109

Total:355

Updated on 31-05-2017