The Directorate of Postgraduate Studies is one of the university-wide schools and directorates. It is tasked to plan, direct and coordinate the implementation of graduate academic programmes, and to assist the CUHAS management in the administration of the institution. The Directorate of Postgraduate Studies is currently offering Master of Medicine (M.MED) programmes in the clinical disciplines such as Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Paediatrics and Child Health. The Directorate also offers Masters of Public Health (MPH), Master in Paediatric Nursing (Msc.PN), Master of Science in Clinical Microbiology and Diagnostic Molecular Biology (MSc. CMDMB) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programmes in medical and other health related specialities.
These programmes are aimed at producing highly skilled and competent medical/health specialists specifically prepared to face and solve various health related challenges within Tanzania and beyond. The programmes are responsive to the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania’s call to reduce shortage of human resources for health, and ultimately create health and productive communities. Our graduate programmes adhere to the fundamental moral ethical values, integrity, and professionalism.