SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT

Welcome to the Department of Social Studies, where we are dedicated to provide quality education by offering high quality knowledge through competence based teaching methodology by making practical difference in the real world through our teaching, our professional training and community services.

 

Departmental members engage in a wide range of activities, as well as collaboration with the surrounding community by utilizing available core resources to change the world through research and teaching social related courses by examining key social issues and problems and the ways in which politicians, institutions and professions respond.

 

In the fast-changing contemporary world, it is vital that we learn to think carefully about what our society is doing and where it is going. With this in mind, Social Studies Department provides students with knowledge that is academically sound, socially useful and vocationally relevant.

 

The Department of Social Studies offers a diverse range of degrees, non-degrees courses and research areas at Undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our aim is to provide students and the wider public with well-informed, practical understandings of the institutions, organizations and everyday experiences of individuals in diverse social situations.

 

Through our local and international partnerships, we are able to offer a rich range of learning experiences, in student placements for undergraduates where they are attached in both Public and Private Institutions to practically learn what they are taught in class.

 

Once interested in joining The Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy, we encourage students to make their best choices by opting courses offered by Social Studies Department including Human Resource Management, Records, Archives and Information Management, Library and Information Management as well as Management of Social Development.

 

Summary of the Programmes offered:

Human Resource Management

A. Overview

The course is designed specifically for students aspiring to work as human resources professionals, mediators and arbitrators, Independent consultants, academicians, administrative officers, programme officers etc. It is our expectations that graduates of this programme will be able to work in multi environment with ability to respond to global pressures.

 

B. List of Programmes:

    1. Basic Technician Certificate in Human Resource Management (BTC.HRM-NTA Level 4)
    2. Technician Certificate in Human Resource Management (TC.HRM-NTA Level 5)
    3. Ordinary Diploma in Human Resource Management (OD.HRM- NTA Level 6)
    4. Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management (HD.HRM-NTA Level 7)
    5. Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management (BD.HRM-NTA Level 8)
    6. Master's Degree in Human Resource Management (MD.HRM-NTA Level 9)

 

C. Objectives of the Programme:

To help student acquire required competencies for better results for the organization in which they will be working.

To enable graduates to identify, integrate and apply a body of knowledge and a set of techniques in the management process.

To prepare a administrative officers and future managers who are competent and able to apply the knowledge and skills in the context of organizational transformation.

 

Management of Social Development

A. Overview

This programme is designed to produce social experts and professionals who will work closely the community. The graduates have and opportunity to specialize in fields likes social policy, social planning, social change and development, administration etc. The only interesting this is that, students can pursue this programme nowhere else except at this Academy.

 

B. List of Programmes offered:

                     i.            Basic Technician Certificate in Youth Work (TC.YW-NTA Level 4)

                   ii.            Technician Certificate in Social Studies (TCSS- NTA Level 5)

                 iii.            Ordinary Diploma in Social Studies (OD.SS- NTA Level 6)

                 iv.            Higher Diploma in Management of Social Development (HD.MSD-NTA Level 7)

                   v.            Bachelors Degree in Management of Social Development (BD.MSD-NTA Level 8)

 

C. Objectives of the Programme:

To develop students academically and socially in order to enable them become responsible the broader needs of the society.

To prepare administrative and social workers who are competent and able to apply knowledge and skills in the context of social transformation.

To equip students with relevant tools of analysis for them to understand socio-economic and political development in Tanzania against the broader environment of the International demands.

 

Records, Archives and Information Management

A. Overview

This programme is designed to equip students with competencies required in the field of Records management.

 

B. List of Programmes offered:

  1. Basic Technician Certificate in Records, Archives and Information Management (NTA-Level 4)
  2. Technician Certificate in Records, Archives and Information Management (NTA- Level 5)
  3. Ordinary Diploma in Records, Archives and Information Management (NTA- Level 6)
  4. Higher Diploma in Records, Archives and Information Management-Underway
  5. Bachelors' Degree in Records, Archives and Information Management-Underway

 

C. Objective of the Programme.

To enable graduates to obtain prerequisite competencies to perform effectively and efficiently as custodian of important information in the organizations.

 

Library and Information Management

A: Overview:

This programme is designed to enable learners obtain requisite competencies to perform effectively in the as Librarian in the public and private intitutions.

 

B: List of Programme offered:

  1. Basic Technician Certificate in Library and Information Management
Technician Certificate in Library and Information Management