Sifa Za Kujiunga Na Chuo Cha CBE Diploma, Degree College Of Business Education; The College of Business Education (CBE) holds deep historical significance closely tied to the nation of Tanzania.
As the newly independent state sought trained personnel for its growing commercial and industrial activities after Independence on 9th December 1961, the need for commercial education and expertise became evident.
To address this, a business training institute was established, aiming to train nationals for the commercial sector.
Officially opened by His Excellency, J.K. Nyerere, the first President of the United Republic of Tanzania, in January 1965, the college was christened the “College of Business Education” (CBE) – a name that would signify its dedication to nurturing skilled professionals in the field of business and commerce.
Entry Requirements for Prospective Students at CBE
For prospective students interested in joining the College of Business Education, it is crucial to familiarize themselves with the entry requirements for various academic programs offered at CBE.
General Minimum Entry Requirements for Equivalent Applicants
For Ordinary Diploma, FTC (Full Technician Certificate), and equivalent qualification applicants, CBE requires at least four passes in non-religious subjects at O’ Level or NVA Level III. Additionally, candidates must meet specific GPA criteria, such as a minimum GPA of 3.0 for Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6) or an average of “C” for Full Technician Certificate (FTC).
Foundation Programme Entry Requirements
The Foundation Programme at CBE demands a GPA of 3.0 accumulated from six core subjects and at least a C grade from three subjects in a respective cluster, which includes Arts, Science, and Business Studies.
Aspiring students can also gain entry to this program by possessing an Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination with at least 1.5 from two subjects or an Ordinary Diploma from a recognized institution with a GPA of at least 2.0 or NTA Level 5 / Professional Technician Level II Certificate.
General Minimum Entry Requirements for Direct Applicants
Direct applicants with completed A’ Level studies have different minimum admission entry qualifications based on the year of completion.
Those who finished A’ Level studies before 2014 need two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points in two subjects. For those who completed their studies in 2014 and 2015, two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points from two subjects are required.
Similarly, for A’ Level studies from 2016 onwards, applicants need two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points in two subjects.
Entry Requirements for Postgraduate Programs
For postgraduate programs at CBE, the entry qualifications vary based on the specific program.
Postgraduate Certificate Program
Prospective students applying for the Postgraduate Certificate program need at least a Bachelor Degree (UQF level 8) to be eligible for admission.
Postgraduate Diploma Program
For the Postgraduate Diploma program, applicants must hold either a Postgraduate Certificate or Bachelor Degree (UQF level 8) with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or C grade.
Master Degree Program
The Master Degree program requires candidates to have a relevant academic Bachelor Degree (UQF level 8) or its equivalent with a GPA of 2.7 or B grade.
Additionally, applicants may also gain entry by holding a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant discipline/area with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or B grade.
Those with a professional training qualification, evidence of research capability, and relevant working experience are also eligible.
Candidates applying for the Ph.D. program must possess a Master Degree (UQF level 9) in a relevant discipline/area or its equivalent with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or B grade.
Aspiring students seeking to embark on their academic journey at the College of Business Education must carefully review and meet the specific entry requirements for their desired program.
CBE, with its rich history and commitment to producing skilled business professionals, stands as an excellent choice for those seeking a quality education in the field of business and commerce.
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