Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work(PGDSW)
The need for social workers at advanced level is so demanding in many developing countries including Tanzania.
This is particularly because of the increasing of multifaceted problems due to local and international forces that affect the majority of the people specifically the vulnerable groups as far as their social wellbeing is concerned. Given the increasing nature of social problems which include poverty, diseases, unemployment, political unrest and social dysfunctions, and limited number of professional social workers, there is a dire need for training professional social workers to address the aforementioned gap.
In response to desperate need of professional social workers, the Department of Sociology and Social Work has designed a one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work (PGDSW) programme specifically for students who basically do not have social work background at the bachelor’s degree/advanced diploma levels that aspire for Master of Social Work (Hybrid mode) an online programme conducted for one year.
An applicant should have a B grade/ Lower Second GPA obtained from any of the Undergraduate degree Programs to qualify for the PGDSW
Social Work Professional Ethics
Human Behaviour and the Social Environment
Social Work Practice with Individuals
Social Work Practice with Organizations
Introduction to Filed Practice
Social Welfare Policy Analysis and Evaluation
Filed Practice (Block)
- Fees for Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Programmes by Coursework and Dissertation (Unless Otherwise Stated)
NON SADC/EAC (USD)
Student Organization fee (paid annually)
Quality assurance fee (paid annually)
Coursework Examination fee per paper
B: Mode of Study and Tuition Fee per Unit (I Unit = 10 Credits)Unit Tuition Fee for Taught Masters Programmes
Mode Of Delivery
NON EAC/SADC (USD)
All delivery modes (evening, executive and blended)
Student ID Fee
TCU Quality Assurance Fee
Student Union Fee
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The main purpose of the post graduate programme is to produce social workers with post graduate qualification in social work, conversant to address issues related to human behaviour, social welfare, work place issues, social work values and ethics, social security and justice, issues of population in relation to environment, food and health, and related researches in social work.
Their ability to provide services to the needy as social workers will demonstrate the achievement of the programme. The graduands also will have acquired the requisite qualifications for admission into the Masters programme in social work
All courses shall be examined during the academic year in which they are studied.The assessment for the programme will include timed tests which carries 30% of the total marks that shall consist of a two-hour written test in the middle of the academic year.
At the end of the programme,a three-hour examination is administered to students as a final assessment; this carries 70% of the total marks; this makes 100% total marks.