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Training Programmes

Currently, the institute offers three types of programmes. The CURRICULUM AND DURATION OF THE COURSES are as following:

Master of Science in Traditional Medicines Development (Msc. Trad Meds Dev)

This is a four-semester programme, constituting 24 weeks each. Lectures, seminars and practical classes is covered in semesters one to two, whereas dissertation work is done in semesters three and four. All candidates shall have to study and pass examinations in the following courses offered by various departments within the University:

Codes

Courses

Seminars

Practicals

Total

Hrs

Credits

Hrs

Credits

Hrs

Credits

SEMESTER 1

TM 601

Traditional and Alternative Health Care Systems

54

3.6

220

4.8

274

8.4

TM 602

Medical Botany, Biosystematics,Plant Breeding

98

6.5

250

5.6

348

12.1

ER 600

Epidemiology, biostatistics and research methodology

62

4.1

24

0.5

86

4.6

EE 600

Bioethics

42

2.8

18

0.6

60

3.4

TOTAL

256

17

512

11.5

768

28.5

SEMESTER 2

TM 603

Phytochemical Processes in Herbal Drugs Development

132

 

8.8

236

 

5.2

 

368

 

14.0

TM 604

Biological Testing and Pre-clinical Studies

120

8.0

180

4.0

300

12.0

HE 600

Educational Principles and Practices for the Health Professionals

40

2.7

60

2.0

100

4.7

TOTAL

292

19.5

476

11.2

768

30.7

SEMESTER 3

TM 699

Dissertation I

-

-

768

17.0

768

17.0

TOTAL

-

-

768

17.0

768

17.0

SEMESTER 4

TM 699

Dissertation II

-

-

768

17.0

768

17.0

TOTAL

-

-

768

17.0

768

17.0

Doctor of Philosophy Degree

Admission of a candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy degree of the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences shall study for 3-4 years period .The candidate must hold the following qualifications:

Masters degree of this University or its predecessor or an equivalent Masters degree from a recognized University. Certificates obtained from unlisted Universities and institutions of higher learning shall be subject to approval by the Tanzania Commission for Universities.

Short Courses Programmes

The Institute of Traditional Medicine has start short courses in HERBAL MEDICINE DEVELOPMENT programmes. The aim of these courses is to facilitate improvement of knowledge, skills and practice of various stakeholders involved in traditional medicine development and drug discovery. The first focus has been on training traditional healers who can progressively come to engage in a diploma programmes. See the List of Available Short Courses

Contact US

INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE
P.O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam,
E-mail: ditm@muhas.ac.tz
Direct Line: 21500096, 2150302-6 Ext 216, 2150302-6 Ext. 262