Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

A  3 – 4 year programme (1 year of extension possible) of research activities, with some added training courses.


Two supervisors  will appointed by TUMA, one of them  holding a position from TUMA. The second Supervisor may be from another University, either within Tanzania or from outside Tanzania.

Completion of the Thesis:

The candidate  provides the manuscript in sufficient copies to be presented to the assessment Committee.

The College will nominate an Assessment  Committee  of a minimum of 3 people and approved by Tumaini University Makumira Senate.

The Defense:

The defense before an audience to be determined by  the individual College.

Approval of the Results

The results of   the defence must be sent to the  College  academic board and then to the TUMA Senate for approval.


The candidate  will receive his/her  degree  during  the TUMA College graduation day.