Admission

Admission

Introduction

Programmes offered by the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha are research intensive. Master's and PhD degree programmes are either by coursework and dissertation or by thesis. All courses are offered in modular form to allow for flexibility in their delivery. Transfer of credit may be allowed for courses taken earlier or at some other institution.

Programmes and Area of Specialization

NM-AIST is currently offering Master's and PhD degrees in eight science and engineering areas, namely: Life Sciences (LiSe), Bio-Engineering (BioE), Mathematical and Computer Science and Engineering (MCSE), Information and Communication Science and Engineering (ICSE), Materials Science and Engineering (MaSE), Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering (HWRE), Environmental Science and Engineering (EnSE), Sustainable Energy Science and Engineering (SESE) and Environmental Management Information System (EMIS). Also NM-AIST in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), offers a Master ofScience degree in Public Health Research (PHR). Business Studies and Humanities (BuSH) constitute common core courses which are compulsory for all students. The common core courses are designed to enable the students to develop attributes necessary for them to excel in academic andindustry management and leadership that befits today's knowledge society.

School Area of Specialization Degree Programmes
Life Sciences & Bioengineering (LiSBE) Global Health and Bio-Medical Sciences (GHBM) Master's and PhD in Life Sciences (LiSe) Master's in Public Health (Joint with IHI)
Sustainable Agriculture and Bio-diversity Conservation (SABE) Master's and PhD in Life Sciences (LiSe)
Food Biotechnology and Nutritional Sciences (FBNS)
Bio-Engineering (BioE) Master's and PhD in Bio-Engineering (BioE)

Computational & Communication Science & Engineering (CoCse)

Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (AMCS)

Master's and PhD in Mathematical and Computer Sciences and Engineering (MCSE)

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

Information Technology Systems Development and Management (ITSDM)

Master's and PhD in Information and Communication Science and Engineering (ICSE)

Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering (ETE)

Materials, Energy, Water & Environmental Sciences (MEWEWS) Materials Sciences and Engineering (MaSE) Master's and PhD in Materials Science and Engineering (MaSE)
Sustainable Energy Science and Engineering (SESE) Master's and PhD in Sustainable Energy Science and Engineering (SESE)
Water Resources and Environmental Science and Engineering (WESE)
Master's and PhD in Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering (HWRE)
Master;s and PhD in Environmental Science and Engineering (EnSE)
Master's in Environmental Information Management System (Joint with Oldenburg University, Germany)
Earth Sciences & Engineering (EaSEn) Geo-Sciences and Mining Engineering (GeME) Under Development
Petroleum and Gas Science and Engineering (PGSC) Under Development
Civil Infrastructure Development and Management (CIDM) Under Development
Business Studies & Humanities (BuSH) Innovation, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (ITME) Under Development
Business Administration and Management (BuAM) Under Development
Humanities, Governance and Leadership (HuGL)

 

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