Welcome to the College which guarantees employment to its graduates as revealed by tracer study of 2016. With over fifty years existence, we are the oldest and most experienced higher learning institution providing Business Studies in Tanzania. The College offers Competence-based Education and Training which guarantees practical expertise to graduates in their different fields of studies.

The College was established under the Parliament Act No. 31 of 1965, and operates under the Governing Body. It has four campuses located in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Mwanza and Mbeya regions.

The College of Business Education invites Applications from those who have completed “A” Level, “O” Level Studies or Certificate and Diploma Courses from NACTE recognized Institutions to join the following programmes:

PART I: Basic Technician Certificate Programmes

Basic Technician Certificate in Metrology and Standardization.

Entry Requirements

Form IV with at least four passes including Mathematics or Physics, excluding religious subjects. OR

National Vocational Award (NVA) Level 3, which must be relevant to the Metrology and Standardization.   

Basic Technician Certificate in Information Technology (BCIT)

Entry Requirements

Form IV with at least four passes, excluding religious subjects.

Entry Requirements for Other Basic Technician Certificate Programmes

Basic Technician Certificates in Marketing

Basic Technician Certificates in Accountancy

Basic Technician Certificates in Business Administration

Basic Technician Certificates in Procurement and Supplies Management

For the above Basic Technician Certificate programmes (No. 3 to 6)

A Candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission if the Candidate has obtained:

Form IV with at least four passes excluding religious subjects or NABE II with at least three passes in relevant subjects, but for Accountancy programme, student must have at least a ‘D’ in mathematics.  OR

National Vocational Award (NVA) Level 3 (i.e NVTA – VETA)

PART II: Ordinary Diploma Programmes

Ordinary Diploma in Metrology and Standardization:-

Entry Requirements

Form Six (VI) with at least one principal and one subsidiary passes in science subjects including Physics or Mathematics.

Form Four (IV) with Four passes including Physics or Mathematics plus a Basic Technician Certificate in Metrology and Standardization. OR

Any Basic Technician Certificate with Physics as one of the major subjects.

Ordinary Diploma in Information Technology

Entry Requirements

Form Six (VI) with at least one principal and one subsidiary passes including Mathematics subject. OR

Form Four (IV) with four passes including Mathematics plus a Basic Technician Certificate in Information Technology. OR

Any Basic Technician Certificate with Physics or Mathematics

Entry Requirements for Other Ordinary Diploma Programmes

Ordinary Diploma in Marketing

Ordinary Diploma in Accountancy

Ordinary Diploma in Business Administration

Ordinary Diploma in Procurement and Supplies Management

For the above Ordinary Diploma programmes (No. 3 to 6)  

A Candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission to all the above Diploma Programs if the Candidate has obtained:

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (Form VI) with at least one principal and one subsidiary passes of the appropriate discipline, but for Accountancy programme,a student must have at least a ‘D’ in Mathematics at O-Level. OR

Basic Technician Certificate (NTA- Level 4) in the programme applied for. OR

ATEC I (NBAA). OR

Foundation Stage I (PSPTB/NBMM)

PART III: Bachelor Degree Programmes

Bachelor Degree in Metrology and Standardization.

This course is only offered at the College of Business Education (CBE) in Tanzania. Students pursuing this course have high chances of employment opportunities in the Government and scholarship priority from HESLB.

Entry Requirements

Any two Principal passes in Science combination at “A” Level with Physics or Mathematics as one of the major subjects with a score of 4 points and above.

Full Technician Certificate (FTC) from any NACTE recognized Technical College.

Two year Diploma with Second Class and above from any NACTE recognized institution specialized in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science and Laboratory Technology or Mining Engineering or any other related discipline with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

 

Bachelor Degree in Information Technology (BIT)

Entry Requirements

Any two Principal passes at “A” Level with Mathematics as one of the major subjects with a score of 4 points and above. OR

Two Principal or subsidiary passes in appropriate subjects in the “A” Level or equivalent (For those who completed their studies before 2013). OR

Two Principal passes of at least ‘D’ grade in Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, or Geography subjects in the (A.C.S.E.E.) or equivalent with a total of 4.0 points (for those who completed their studies from 2014 onwards). OR

A two years Diploma with a GPA of 3.0 and above from any NACTE recognized institution in Computer related studies. OR

Second class Teachers’ Diploma with science subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Geography

Bachelor Degree in Business Studies with Education.

Entry Requirements

Any two Principal passes at “A” Level with a score of 4 points and above

Ordinary Diploma (NTA level 6) in Business Studies with Upper Second class or its equivalent with a GPA of 3.0 or above from NACTE recognized Institution.

Two principal or subsidiary passes in appropriate subjects in the “A” - level or equivalent.(for those who completed in 2013 backwards). For those who completed A-Level from 2014 onwards, must have two passes (ie. Two D’s) with a total of 4.0 points

Any other Teachers’ Diploma in Science subjects including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Computer Science, Engineering etc. as one of the major subjects. The candidates should have at least a GPA of 3.0 and above.

Full Technician Certificate (FTC) with ‘C’ AVERAGE

Entry Requirements for Other Bachelor Degree programs

Bachelor Degree in Marketing

Bachelor Degree in Accountancy

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration

Bachelor Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management

For the above Bachelor Degree programmes (No. 4 to 7) 

N.B: For those who completed their studies before 2014

A Candidate shall be considered for admission to any Bachelor Degree Programmes if the Candidate has obtained Any two Principal passes in “A” Level with a score of 4 points and above but for Accountancy Programme one should have at least a ‘D’ in Mathematics at ‘O’ level. OR

A two years Diploma with second class and above from any NACTE recognized institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

N.B: For those who completed their studies in 2014 and 2015:

Two principal passes (Two Cs) with a total of 4.0 points from Two Subjects defining the admission into the respective programme (where A = 5; B+ = 4; B = 3; C= 2; D = 1). Grade ‘D’ is not considered as a principal pass in this category.

Two principal passes (Two Cs) with a total of 4.0 points from Two Subjects defining the admission into the respective programme (where A = 5; B+ = 4; B = 3; C= 2; D = 1). Grade ‘D’ is not considered as a principal pass in this category. OR

Ordinary Diploma (NTA level 6) in Business Studies with a GPA of 3.0 and above

N.B: For those who completed A – Level from 2016

Two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points from Two Subjects defining the admission into the respective programme (where A = 5; B = 4; C= 3; D = 2; E = 1).

PART  IV:  Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

The College of Business Education (CBE) offers the following Postgraduate Diploma programmes: -

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal and Industrial Metrology.

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration

Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy

Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Supplies Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management

Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management

Entry Requirements

First Degree OR

Advanced Diploma from recognized Institution.

CPA, CSP etc.

PART V: Masters programmes

The College of Business Education (CBE) is offering four (4) masters programmes: -

Masters in Information Technology - Project Management (IT-Project Management)

Master in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

Entry Requirements for Master’s Degree in ICT Programmes

At least a Second class Bachelor degree in ICT related disciplines. OR

Any Bachelor degree (at least a Second class) with at least 30% ICT related courses. OR

Post graduate diploma in ICT and related courses. OR

Bachelor degree (at least a Second class) in Engineering. OR

Bachelor degree (At least a Second class) in Project Management. OR

Any Master’s degree with ICT courses.

A Bachelor Degree with a Pass Grade shall be considered for admission if they possess a Postgraduate Diploma in ICT related disciplines.

Masters in Supply Chain Management (MSCM)

Masters in International Business Management (MIBM)

Entry Requirements for Master’s Degree in Business Programmes

At least a Second Class Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning;

Any Bachelor Degree, Applicants with Pass Grade at Bachelor level shall be considered for admission if they possess one of the following:

Postgraduate Diploma from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning. OR

Professional qualifications from recognized professional Boards such as CPA, ACCA, CIA or CSP

 

 

PART VI: Fee Structure

 

PROGRAMME

 

TUITION FEE

Basic Technician Certificate Programmes

 

All Basic Technician Certificate Programmes except Information Technology & Metrology and Standardization

TSHS. 920,000

Basic Technician Certificate in Metrology and Standardization.

TSHS. 853,000

Basic Technician Certificate in Information Technology (BCIT)

TSHS. 1,220,000

Ordinary Diploma Programmes

 

All Ordinary Diploma Programmes except Information Technology & Metrology and Standardization

TSHS. 1,100,000

Ordinary Diploma in Metrology and Standardization.

TSHS. 1,014,400

Ordinary Diploma in Information Technology

TSHS. 1,400,000

Bachelor Degree programmes

 

All Bachelor Degree programmes, except Information Technology  & Metrology and Standardization

 

TSHS. 1,450,000

Bachelor Degree in Information Technology

TSHS. 1,600,000

Bachelor Degree in Metrology and Standardization

TSHS. 1,244,000

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

 

All Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (except Legal and Industrial Metrology).

TSHS. 1,800,000

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal and Industrial Metrology.

TSHS. 1,612,800

Masters Programmes

 

Masters in Information Technology in Project Management (IT-Project Management) and Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

 

TSHS. 4,700,000 (Per Programme)

Masters in Supply Chain Management (MSCM) and International Business Management (MIBM)

TSHS. 4,500,000 (Per Programme)

 

 

PART VII: Special and Review Courses

The College offers the following Special and Review Courses:

National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) – Foundation and Final Stages

Procurement and Supplies Professional and Technician Board (PSPTB) - Foundation and Final Stages

Vocational Educational and Training Authority (VETA) – NABE Courses

Tailor-made short courses in the fields of Entrepreneurship and Business

PART VIII: Application procedures:

Go to the College website, www.cbe.ac.tz and under Student Resources select “Online Application System”

Follow instructions given by the online Application system to apply for the course of your choice.

The deadline for application is 15th August, 2017 for Basic Certificate and Ordinary Diploma and 30th August 2017  for Bachelor Degree, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Programmes

Commencement of Studies:

For Ordinary Diploma and Certificate levels, studies will commence on 21st August, 2017 while Bachelor degree, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Degrees will be on 30th October, 2017.

NB:

All Programmes are offered in all campuses, except Mbeya Campus where only  Diploma and Certificate Programmes are offered.

Masters in Information Technology - Project Management (IT-Project Management) and Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) are offered in Dar es Salaam Campus ONLY.

Masters in Supply Chain Management (MSCM) and International Business Management (MIBM) are offered in Dar es Salaam and Dodoma Campuses ONLY.