Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

HOD'S Welcome Note

Welcome to the Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) of the Moshi Co-operative University (MoCU). The Department is under the Faculty of Business and Information Sciences (FBIS) and one amongst the five departments of this Faculty. The Department manages both academic and administrative ICT activities in the University.

The Department of ICT  has three undegraduate programmes namely Certificate of Information Technology (CIT), Diploma of Business Information and Communication Technology (DBICT) and Bachelor of Science in Business Information and Communication Technology (BSc. BICT). The Department has thus become a source of qualified, skilled and resourceful ICT manpower.

Dr. George E. Matto
Head of Department

Since ICT is crosscutting, in connection to teaching students in the department, staffs in the ICT department teaches also students from all other departments in the University who are mandatory taking ICTs as a supporting course. There are also ICT short courses (Taylor-Made Programmes) that are hosted by this Department. Moreover, the ICT Department is responsible for carrying out research projects and consultancy services in the field of ICTs.

On the part of Administrative, the ICT Department is concerned with all ICT administrative issues in the University. These include ensuring that all ICTs tools, facilities and services (such as computers, the University website, Internet access, University Information Systems, projectors, etc.) are available, accessible and are in good condition.

Academic Programmes

Bachelor of Science in Business Information and Communication Technology (BSc BICT)

This is a full time three years program under the semester system. There are six semesters in the three years of study.
Direct Admission Requirements for BSc. BICT are: Credit Passes in Mathematics and English at O-level plus at least two principal passes at A-level in Accountancy, Economics, Mathematics, and Commerce, the sum of which should not be less than 4.5 points. Applicants with principal passes in any of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography and English language may be considered provided that the sum of points in two principal passes are not less than 4.5.
Equivalent qualification for the BSc. BICT is Diploma from MoCU or from any other accredited institution of higher learning or from recognized Professional Examination Boards or a first class Certificate of Information Technology from a recognized institution.

Diploma in Business Information and Communication Technology (DBICT)

This is a full time two years program under the semester system. There are four semesters in the two years of study.
Direct Admission Requirements for DBICT are: Form Six leavers with at least one principal pass and one subsidiary pass in any of the following subjects: Economics, Accountancy, Mathematics, Commerce, Physics, and History/Biology/Chemistry/Geography. The sum of points should not be less than 2.
Equivalent qualification is holder of a one-year or more Certificate of Information Technology of MoCU or holder of one-year or more relevant certificate qualifications from recognized academic institution/examining board provided they have FOUR passes at O-level Secondary Education.

Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)

This is a full time one-year program under the semester system. There are two semesters in the one-year of study.
Direct Admission Requirements for CIT are: holder of Form Four certificate with four passes in in Mathematics, Bookkeeping, Commerce, Physics, Geography, Chemistry, History and Biology.
Equivalent qualification are: Form IV Certificate holders with ATEC I, or with NABE stage I or II, or with Pre-foundation certificate of the National Board for Materials Management (NBMM) OR any other equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

Students and Alumni

Currently the Department has CIT, DBICT and BSc. BICT students in all of their years of study Our alumni in the Department include all students who pursued the CIT, DBICT and BSc. BICT from MoCU and from the former Moshi Co-operative College and Moshi University College of Co-operative and Business Studies (MUCCoBS) under the ICT Department or the former Management and Information Technology (MIT) Department

List of Staff

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