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Tuition Fees:$517 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Student Intake:90
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems
Start Date:October 2021
Academic Unit:College of Informatics and Virtual Education
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: August 2021
Programme Overview

The B.Sc. (HIS)degree programme addresses the human resource gap that exists in health information management to improve the performance of the health sector.

Students in the B.Sc. HIS degree programme will develop competences  in technical skills with emphasis placed on analysis and problem solving, requirements analysis, project management,  systems acquisition, process modeling, design  and innovation, development and implementation of HIS services, enterprise systems, understanding and managing health  information system -related risk, and management of information systems in health related organizations.

Admission Requirements

Direct Entry;
Two principal Level passes in Mathematics/ Physics/
Geography/Chemistry/Biology. If one of the principal is not in Mathematics, a subsidiary pass in Mathematics or Physics or a grade “C” in Mathematics or Physics at O‟ level is required.

Equivalent Entry;
Diploma/FTC in Health Sciences with an average of “B” or GPA of 3.0 and four passes at O‟ level.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian and SADC Students: $4
Application Fees for International Students: $4

How to Apply
Applicants are required to lodge applications directly to the University of Dodoma through the UDOM Online Admission System (OAS) at https://application.udom.ac.tz.
**An Application fee of 10,000 TZS, is expected to be paid by all Applicants
NOTE: The Application Deadline is in August.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Health information manager
– Medical coder
– Data analyst
– Outpatient coding compliance auditor
– Clinical documentation specialist
– Clinical systems manager
– Medical research analyst.

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian and SADC Students: $517
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,491

Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students = 1,200,000 TZS
Tuition Fees for International Students = 3,457,200 TZS
Students from countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC), also pay the same fee as local Students. The 16 Countries in the SADC region include: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

NOTE
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– All students are required to pay full tuition fees for the year. Payment by installments will only be permitted under special arrangements. It is the responsibility of the students to arrange for the payment of fees by the sponsor or the Higher Education Students‟ Loans Board (HESLB). No student will be allowed to use University facilities before payment of the required fees.
– Students who fail to pay will be expelled from the university.

Relevant Contact

 
College of Informatics and Virtual Education Office
For College of Informatics and Virtual Education Enquiries
 
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies
Responsible for undergraduate studies