Department of Economics and Statistics (ECS)

HOD's Welcome Note

I sincerely feel greatly honored to welcome you all to the Department of Economics and Statistics (ECS) of the Moshi Co-operative University (MoCU). The Department is under the Faculty of Co-operative and Community Development and one amongst the four departments of the Faculty. ECS is currently running a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics (BA-BEC) program. Plans are underway to introduce other Economics and Statistics programs in the Department.

The Department has highly qualified academicians in various areas of economics and statistics who have been engaged in national and international research and consultancy works. Some of them have published renowned and worthwhile books, manuals and journal articles. The infrastructures available at MoCU offer a conducive environment for students to carry on their studies. The library services available offer a wide range of economics and statistics materials. Lecture and seminar rooms are conducive for students to comfortably learn. Moreover, ICT facilities are also available and students can communicate and access various materials online.

The Department of Economics and Statistics is working hard to achieve our goals and aspiring to the best provider of economics and statistics education.

Barnos Warsanga (PhD)
Head of Department

Academic Programmes

Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics (BA BEC)

This is a full time three years program under the semester system. There are six semesters in the three years of study. Applicants BA-BEC should have obtained a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or equivalent with passes in five approved subjects, obtained prior to sitting for the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) or equivalent; and at least two Principal level passes and a total of at least 4.5 points in relevant subjects in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE). For those to be admitted with Equivalent Qualifications, it should be at least a Diploma in Economics or related from an accredited/recognized institution of education of not less than upper second-class and an ‘O’ level credit pass of at least C grade in English.
Applications for admissions are normally invited once a year between July and September. The detailed information about the application procedures and requirements are stated through the University main website and many other outlets.

Students and Alumni

Currently the Department has students in first, second and third year BA-BEC programs. Our alumni in the Department include all students who pursued the BA-BEC. First BA-BEC students were enrolled in 2012/13 academic year. The first batch graduated in 2015.

List of Staff

Dr. Kitala Malamsha

Senior Lecturer & Dean FCCD
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Dr. William Barnos Warsanga

Lecturer & Head, Department of ECS
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Dr. Esther Towo

Quality Assurance Coordinator
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Cuthbert Mushi

Assistant Lecturer
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Mr. Marko Sanka

Assistant Lecturer
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Joyce Mhina

Assistant Lecturer
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Godfrey Joachim

Assistant Lecturer
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Hadriano Damas

Tutorial Assistant
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Denis Silayo

Tutorial Assistant
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