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Certificate in Library and Information Studies(CLIS)

The goal of the Basic Certificate in Library and Information Studies are:

  • To train paraprofessionals in the practical skills and competences in Library and Information Studies
  • To supply labour market with paraprofessional human resources in Tanzania and beyond
  • To provide avenue for professional growth

Programme Summa

Course Name: Certificate in Library and Information Studies
Course Initials: CLIS
Duration:  1 Year
Total Units:  12
Mode of Deliverence: Blened Mode
 

Programme Informations

Candidates holding the following qualifications will be eligible for admission into the Certificate in Library and Information Studies:

  • Certificate of Secondary Education Examination with at least FOUR passes.
  • National Vocational Award (NVA) Level 3 in the field of library, information studies or related field.

The programme consist of 10 courses that carry 120 credits

Module Name

Code

Credits

Basic Communication Skills

ICL 04101

10

Organization of Library Resources

ICL 04102

10

Basic Computer Applications

ICL 04111

10

Introduction to Record Keeping and Archives Management

ICL 04103

20

Library Routines and Services

ICL 04205

10

Conservation and Preservation of Records and Library Materials

ICL 04206

10

Safety and Security of Library, Records and Archival Materials

ICL 04207

20

Introduction to Cross-cutting Issues

ICL 04110

10

Workplace Ethics

ICL 04108

10

Project Work

ICL 04208

10

TOTAL

120



Item

Amount (TZS)

Registration fee

30,000

Tuition Fees

 

 

800,000

Theoretical Courses (350,000)

Practical Courses (450,000/-)

Examination Fees (10,000 x 6 subjects)

60,000

Students Organization Fees

20,000

Student Identity Card

20,000

Quality Assurance Fee (remitted to TCU)

20,000

TOTAL

950,000

NAMECONTACTS

Mr. Ntimi Kasumo

ntimi.kasumo@out.ac.tz

This qualification is intended for a person who will perform Basic Library activities that includes shelving, recording, registration and maintaining safety and security of information resources.

Assessment will be organized around Continuous Assessment (CA) one Main Timed Test (MTT) which will count 30% of the total marks of the course and a Final Examination (70%).