MSTCDC Admission



MS TCDC is a Training Centre for Development Cooperation in Eastern and Southern Africa. We are situated close to Arusha in Northern Tanzania (East Africa). Throughout the year different courses and workshops run concurrently in a lively international atmosphere promoting sharing of experience and cross cultural discussions. Excellent facilities together with a quiet and pleasant atmosphere makes it an ideal place for reflection and learning.

Our academic programs that aim at strengthening good leadership, governance in the areas of development in African countries.
Currently offering accredited Bachelor by NACTE, Bachelor of Art in Governance and Development, Cross boarder Masters of Science in Governance and Leadership offered in partnership with Jomo Kenyatta University from Kenya (Nairobi - Juja Campus)

Applications for admission are invited from qualified candidates wishing to pursue Bachelor of Art in Governance and Development for the academic year 2019/2020. All requisite information and guidelines to take the applicant through the application stages are provided from the Instructions tab. Applicants are reminded to register their names as they appear in their O & A level certificates; likewise their index numbers where prompted.

All Direct applicants with Foreign Certificates should first present their certificates to the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA) for verification. They will in turn be given letters showing NECTA equivalent grades, copies of which should also be uploaded together with other certifcates. Further information on NECTA verification can be obtained from 

Equivalent applicants are advised to obtain a special unique number from National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) which will be required when applying in the system. For further information about NACTE verification process please consult them at  

Mini-application window for graduates of previous years is now open,  deadline for applications is 5th August 2021. 

For any Problem please  use the contacts below


Title: Principal


Admission Office
Name: Juliana Shem
Title: Course Administrator
Landline: +255 272541044/6/8
Cell: +255754651715


Technical  Support

Name: Elibariki Sumari
Title: Programmer and Data Manager
e-mail :


Undergraduate » INSTRUCTIONS

Instructions on how to apply for various programmes at MS-TCDC


Stage 1: Registration for an admission account:

Register for an account in our system through the button (REGISTRATION) at the UNDERGRADUATE tab
Note: to register for an account in the admission system you will need to supply the following details:

  • First name
  • Surname
  • Email Address
  • Mobile Telephone Number
  • To finalize registration you will need to put in a password of your choice that you will use whenever you wish to log into the admission system.
  • And lastly fill in the characters captcha as will be shown in the page, i.e. Captcha then click register button at the bottom to register for an account.  

If you are successfully registered, then the system will send an email to your email address, please log into your email account to activate your admission account.

  • Use the link sent into your email to log into our Admission system.
    Note: at this stage. Your username is: your email address

                             Your Password is:   the password you supplied

Stage 2: make application:

  1. When you are successfully logged into your account you will find notification that your account is successfully activated (please open the notification)
  2. Click at    My Application button to start application
  3. You will be presented with four[4] steps to finish the application

              Step 1: MY PROFILE   

  1. Chose application category:
  2. Write names as they appear in your secondary certificates (Form Four certificates)
  3. sex, Country of Citizenship and Disability Type if any

              Step 2: APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT

           Application Fee is : Tsh. 10,000/= for  BA in Governance and Development

           Use the reference number shown to pay application fee by using mobile money services ie. Mpesa, Tigo Pesa, Airtel Money etc.

           Application Fee Payment   Details:

           For those with Vodacom Number,

           Open your mpesa by dialling *150*00#

           Then chose 4 LIPA kwa M-Pesa

           Then chose 4 Weka namba ya kampuni

           Then Business number/Namba ya kampuni: 888999

           The Reference number/ number ya kumbukumbu ya malipo: take from your Admission system account at the make payment button ,

           The reference number is shown in red colour:

           eg.Reference no 99143XXXXXXX


          For those with Tigo Number,

         Open your Tigo-Pesa Number dialling *150*01#

         Then chose 4 LIPA Bili, PAY bill

         Then chose 3 Weka namba ya kampuni

         Then Business number/Namba ya kampuni: 888999

         Then Reference number/ number ya kumbukumbu ya malipo: take from your Admission system account at the make payment button,

         the reference number is shown in red colour:

         eg.Reference no 99143XXXXXX

        For those with Airtel Number,

        Airtel Money Number dialling *150*60#

        Then chose 5 Lipia bili

        Then chose 4 Weka namba ya kampuni

        Then Business number/Namba ya kampuni ni: 888999

        The Reference number/ number ya kumbukumbu ya malipo: take from your Admission system account at the make payment button,

        the reference number is shown in red colour:

        eg.Reference no: 99143XXXXXXX

After payment, the system will automatically update and allow you to proceed to step3


  1. For Direct Entry applicants with both form IV and VI results from NECTA

            choose level then Add index number and year

           level   O-LEVEL Index no: S0110/0092/2014       

          Then click add sitting

           level   A-LEVEL Index no: S0110/0088/2017        

            Then click add sitting
  if you have multiple sittings then you can add all sittings that you wish to be considered in the  selection process. 

        2. For Equivalent applicants with form IV results from NECTA

             choose level  then Add index number and year

          Then upload your Diploma certificates in the system in PDF format

       3.  For applicants with foreign certificates, are required to submit their certificates to NECTA for verification and acquire the
            Equivalence number


Choose Programe from the List of available Programmes and the application choice number.






Undergraduate » REGISTRATION
Please note, for undergraduate, applications are opened for the following programme types: BACHELOR