The MSW programme is designed to respond to the existing and emerging social work issues, thus making it the first of its own kind in Tanzania, focusing on limitless to social aspects of health.
HKMU is among the higher learning institutions in Tanzania, whose MSW programme contributes substantially in to increasing the number of highly trained social workers and therefore, enhances the quality of social work profession in the country.
Applicants to the MSW programme are required to have Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or Advanced Diploma in Social Work (ADSW) from recognized Universities/ Colleges, with an upper second class score or above.
Applicants to the MSW programme (Foundation), are required to have any Bachelor Degree from any recognized Universities/ Colleges, with an upper second class score or above.
In exceptional cases, applicants with Lower Second Class Degree in Social Work may be considered for admission of the MSW programme, upon submission of a three years working experience in social care settings.
Duration of the Programme:
Firstly, 1 year (full-time - evening programme), for candidates with background studies in Social Work, who will study the programme for two semesters, whereby the first semester shall cover course work and the Field Practicum, and the second semester, research/dissertation.
Secondly, 18 months (full-time evening programme), for candidates whose first degree is not in Social Work), will study the MSW programme for 18 months.