Muhambili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) started as a Dar Es Salam School of Medicine in 1963. The school was later transformed into a University of Dar es Salaam Medical College which was upgraded in 1991 to a University – University of Health Sciences Advanced (MUCHS).

In 1996, the Medical College was upgraded to the University of Dar es Salaam, with the aim of sponsoring it to later become a full-fledged university, affiliated with Muhmpili Hospital to establish a Muhambeli Medical Center (MMC). ).

Over the years, MUCHS has made great strides in increasing student enrollment and creating many new academic programs. Parliament Act No. 9 of 1991 establishing MUHS in 2005 was repealed by the Universities Act No. 7 of 2005, and later, in 2007, Article 1 of the MUHAS Basic Charter was created; In accordance with the Universities Act No. 7 of 2005.

The goals of the university are to advance knowledge, disseminate and expand technology and learning, provide higher education and research, and, as these goals are aligned, promote the intellectual, aesthetic, social and moral development of students at the University. MUHAS has one campus located in Ilala municipality, in Ubanga along the United Nations Road.

Course offered  at Muhimbili university of Health and allied Science


  • Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences
  • Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography
  • Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Advanced Diploma in Dermatovenereology

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School of Medicine:

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (BMLS)
  • BMLS Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • BMLS Parasitology and Medical Entomology
  • BMLS Clinical Chemistry
  • BMLS Histotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science Radiation Therapy Technology (BSc RTT)

School of Dentistry:

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

School of Pharmacy:

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy

School of Nursing:

  • BSc Nursing Degree Programme
  • BSc Midwifery Degree Programme

School of Public Health And Social Sciences:

  • BSc (Environmental Health Science) Degree Programme



Various Master degree programmes and PhD programmes are offered through the School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, School of Public Health and Social Sciences and Institute of Traditional Medicine as follows

School of Medicine
Master of Medicine

  1. Anaesthesiology (MMedAnaesthesiology)
  2. Anatomical Pathology (MMedAnat Path)
  3. Clinical Oncology(MMed Clinical Oncology)
  4. Emergency Medicine (MMed Emergency Medicine)
  5. Haematology and Blood Transfusion (MMed Haemat and BT)
  6. Internal Medicine (MMed Internal Medicine)
  7. Microbiology and Immunology (MMed Micro/ Immuno)
  8. Obstetrics and Gynaecology (MMed Obs and Gyn)
  9. Ophthalmology (MMed Ophthalmology)
  10. Orthopaedics and Traumatology (MMed O/T)
  11. Otorhinolaryngology (MMed ORL)
  12. Paediatrics and Child Health (MMedPaed and Child Health)
  13. Psychiatry and Mental Health (MMed Psych and Ment Health)
  14. Radiology (MMed Radiology)
  15. Surgery (MMed Surgery)
  16. Urology (MMed Urology)

Master of Science

  1. Anatomy
  2. Biochemistry
  3. Clinical Pharmacology
  4. Clinical Psychology
  5. Haematology and Blood transfusion
  6. Microbiology and Immunology
  7. Physiology

Master of Science Super-specialisation

  1. Cardiology
  2. Haemotology and blood transfusion
  3. Medical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  4. Nephrology
  5. Neurology
  6. Neurosurgery
  7. Paediatric Haematology and Oncology
  8. Respiratory Medicine
  9. Surgical Gastroenterology and Hepatology


  1. Post doctoral studies

School of Pharmacy
Master of Pharmacy

  1. Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy
  2. Industrial Pharmacy
  3. Medicinal Chemistry
  4. Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  5. Pharmacognosy
  6. Quality Control and Quality Assurance

Master of Science

  1. Pharmaceutical Management


  1. Post doctoral studies

School of Dentistry
Master of Dentistry (MDent) programmes

  1. Community Dentistry (MDent Comm. Dent)
  2. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MDent Oral Maxill of Surg)
  3. Oral Pathology ( MDent Oral Path)
  4. Paediatric Dentistry (MDent Paed Dentistry)
  5. Restorative Dentistry (MDent Rest Dent)


  1. Post doctoral studies

School of Nursing

Master of Science programmes

  1. Master of Science in Nursing Critical Care and Trauma (MScNCrit Care)
  2. Master of Science in Nursing Mental Health (MScNMent Health)
  3. Master of Science Midwifery and Women’s Health


  1. Post doctoral studies

School of Public Health and Social Sciences
Master of Arts

  1. Health Policy and Management (M.A HPM)

Master of Bioethics

  1. Master of Bioethics (MBE)

Master of Medicine

  1. Community Health (MMed Comm. Health)

Master of Public Health (MPH)

  1. Master of Public Health (MPH)
  2. Master of Public Health Executive Track (MPH Executive)
  3. Master of Public Health Distance Learning (MPH Distance Learning)

Master of Science

  1. Applied Epidemiology (MSc AE)
  2. Behaviour Change (MSc BC)
  3. Behavioural Change Communication for Health (MSc BCC)
  4. Environmental and Occupational Health (MSc EOH)
  5. Epidemiology and Laboratory Management (MSc ELM)
  6. Parasitology and Medical Entomology (MSc PE)
  7. Tropical Diseases Control (MSc TDC)
  8. Health Information Management (MSc HIM)


  1. Post doctoral studies

Institute of Traditional Medicine
Master of Science

  1. Traditional Medicines Development (MSc Trad Med Dev)


  1. Post doctoral studies


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