The faculty of Co-operative and Community Development comprises of four academic departments namely accounting, Cooperative Development and Management and Community Rural Development Economics. The faculty operates a semester system of studies in which the academic year is divided into two semesters, except for evening programmes which are run under the modular system. Current Programmes under the faculty are Certificate in Management and Accounting, Diploma in Cooperative Management and Accounting, Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance, Bachelor of Arts in Cooperative Management and Accounting, Bachelor of Arts in Community Economic Development, Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics, Postgraduate Diploma in Community Development, Postgraduate Diploma in Cooperative Business Management and Master of Arts in Community and Cooperative Development.

  • 1. Accounting
  • 2. Cooperative Development and Management
  • 3. Community Rural Development, and
  • 4. Economics and Statistics

This programme for the first time started in 2004/2005 academic year. This was first academic year under Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies.

This programme was also introduced at Kizumbi Campus 2009/2010 academic year. Admission requirements, Form IV Certificate holders with four credits passes including English and Mathematics/Bookkeeping/Commerce, Physics/Geography and Chemistry or its equivalent.

The advantage of this programme is that the student can move from Certificate level to Degree and it will take him or her, Six year to obtain any Degree Offered at this University.

The table below shows the trend and growth of students registered this programme both main campus and Kizumbi Campus, from 2004/2005 to 2010/2012 academic years.

Academic year 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/ 2012
Male 26 18 19 12 36 62 112 133
Female 28 11 17 23 47 74 121 118
Total 54 29 36 35 83 136 233 251
Growth - 46% 24% 2.7% 137% 64% 71% 7.7%

Table below shows the trend and growth of graduants from the same academic year.

Academic year

2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011
Male 26 12 17 6 30 44 94
Female 28 14 16 14 40 59 107
Total 54 28 33 20 70 103 201
Growth - -48% 18% -9% 133% 47% 95%

This programme started in 2004/2005 academic year. This programme is introduced at Kizumbi Campus this academic year 2011/2012 and total of 127 students was admitted.

This programme it is designed to equip the students with the knowledge and skills to manage and do Accounting in Cooperative Sector, Government Organizations, Non-government Organization, Public and Private sector.

Entry requirement on this programme is Form VI or its equivalent, with at least one principal pass and two subsidiaries or a holder of first or second class Certificate from MUCCoBS or its equivalent or a holder of ATEC II.

The table below shows the trend and growth of students registered under this Programme from 2004/2006 to 2011/2012 academic years

Academic year 2004/052005/06 2006/072007/08 2008/092009/10 2010/112011/12
Male 22 54 60 114 160 117 115 287
Female 13 45 46 40 128 129 107 228
Total 35 99 106 154 286 246 222 515
Growth 183% 7% 45% 92% - 14% - 10% 132%

This is two academic years Programme, the first graduants was 2005/2006 academic year,

the table below shows the trend and growth of graduants from 2005/2006 to 2010/2011 academic years.

Academic year 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011
Male 22 40 54 68 123 95
Female 13 30 43 42 117 101
Total 35 70 97 110 240 196
Growth - 100% 38.6% 13.4% 118% -18%

This is three years or (Six Semesters) Programme, with aim to equip the students with an ability to deal with Complex issues in Accounting and Finance in the National and International Competitive business environment. Graduates in this programme will be able to take up accounting and finance positions in Government, Public Sector, Private Sector, Cooperative Sector and Non-government Organizations.

Entry requirements in this programme at least two advanced level passes in Economics, Accountancy, Mathematics, Commerce, Physics and History/ Biology/Chemistry and Geography. The sum of points of the two principal level passes should not be less than 4.0. OR Holders of Diploma in Cooperative Management and Accounting from MUCCoBS will be eligible.

This programme started 2005/2006 academic year.

Table below shows trend and growth of students who were registered in this programme from 2005/2006 to 2011/2012 academic years.

Academic year 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Male 61 72 93 133 160 167 93
Female 16 29 37 67 50 60 47
Total 77 103 130 200 210 227 140
Growth - 33.7% 26% 53.8 5% 8% 6%

The first graduants on this programme was 2007/2008 academic year.

The table below shows the trend and growth of graduants on this programme from 2007/2008 to 2010/2011 academic years.

Academic year 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011
Male 53 66 76 102
Female 15 28 33 47
Total 68 94 109 149
Growth - 38% 15.9% 36.7%

This is three academic years (six semesters) Programme started in 2005/2006 academic year with objective of equipping students with an ability to deal with Complex issues in Cooperative Development and Management in the National and International competitive business environment.

Graduates of this programme are expected to take up managerial, promotional and accounting positions in Cooperative, Community Development, Government and Non Governmental establishments.

Admission requirements; at least two advanced level passes in Economics, Accountancy, Mathematics, Commerce, Physics and History/Biology/ Chemistry/Geography. The sum of points of the two principal level passes will not be less than 4.0 OR Holders of Diploma in Cooperative Management and Accounting from MUCCoBS will be eligible.

The table below shows the trend and growth of students registered in the programme from 2005/2006 to 2011/2012 academic years.

Academic year 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/12
Male 55 50 53 34 32 70 42
Female 13 25 37 25 17 33 11
Total 68 75 90 59 49 103 53
Growth 10.3% 20% -34% -17% 110% 48%

The first graduants of this programme was 2007/2008 academic year

Table below shows the trend and growth of graduants both Accounting Option and Management Option from 2007/2008 to 2010/2011 academic years and by gender.

Academic year 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011
Male 53 48 52 33
Female 12 22 31 20
Total 65 70 83 53
Growth - 7.7% 18.6% -36%

This is three academic years (six Semesters Programme). This programme started in 2008/2009 academic year, with the objective of equipping students with knowledge and skills on community economic development in order to be able to deal with complex issues in community societies in the rural and urban. Graduants on this programme will be employed in public sector such as Municipal Council, District council, Government Institution, Non-Government Organization Cooperative Sector, Private Sector as well as self employed.

Admission requirement is at least two advanced level passes in Economics, Accountancy, Mathematics, Commerce, Physics and History/ Biology/ Chemistry/Geography/English Language. The sum of points of the two Principal level passes will not be less than 4.0 OR. Holders of Diploma in Cooperative Management and Accounting from MUCCoBS will be eligible.

The table below shows the trend and growth of students registered in this programme from 2008/2009 to 2011/2012 academic years.

Academic year 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/12
Male 114 105 84 59
Female 100 76 124 23
Total 214 181 208 82
Growth - -15% 15% 60.6%

The first graduants of this programme was 2010/2011 academic year where total of 175 graduated among these 88 graduants were male and 87 female as shown in the table below.

Academic year 2010/2011
Male 88
Female 87
Total 175

This is one academic year (two Semesters Programme). This is designed in order to equip candidate with advanced knowledge and practical skills in the field of community development so that they facilitate communities to become more effective and efficient in undertaking socio economic, political and cultural development activities in a sustainable and participatory.

Admission on this programme require an Advanced Diploma from recognized Institutions of Higher Learning. OR. A Bachelor degree from recognized Institutions of Higher Learning.

Table below shows the trend and growth of students registered in this programme from 2004/2005 to 2011/2012 academic years.

Academic year 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/12
Male 5 14 18 18 19 22 15 6
Female 2 19 19 25 20 13 19 3
Total 7 33 37 43 39 35 34 9
Growth 371% 12% 16% -9% -10% -2.8% -73.5%

Table below shows the trend and growth of graduants in this program from 2004/2005 to 2010/2011 academic years.

Academic year 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011
Male 5 13 15 18 19 21 15
Female 2 18 18 25 19 12 19
Total 7 31 33 43 38 33 34
Growth 342% 6.5% 30% -11% -13% 3%

This is designed to equip students with requisite knowledge and practical skills to deal with Complex Issues in Cooperative Development and Management in the National and International Business Environment.

Graduates in this programme will be able to take up managerial and promotional positions in Cooperatives, Community Development Government, Non-Governmental establishments and other Business Enterprises.

Table below shows the trend and growth of students registered in this programme form 2004/2005 to 2011/2012 academic years.

Admission in this programme requires an Advanced Diploma from recognized Institutions of higher learning OR a Bachelors Degree from recognized Institutions of Higher learning.

Academic year 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/12
Male 6 8 11 3 14 1 1 0
Female 0 0 2 1 7 2 1 0
Total 6 8 13 4 21 3 2 0
Growth% - 33% 62% -69% 425% -85.7% -33% -100%

Table below shows the trend and growth of graduants from 2004/2005 to 2010/2011 academic year.

Academic year 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/2010 2010/2011
Male 6 5 10 5 7 1 1
Female 0 1 2 1 4 2 1
Total 6 6 12 6 11 3 2
Growth% - 0 50% -50% 83% -72% -33%