Phone:+255 710 123 661 Email:
Phone:+255 710 123 661 Email:
Graduate Program

Master of Arts in Mass Communication

Master of Arts in Mass Communication(MAMC)

This is a two years programme which aims at producing candidates capable of integrating advanced
media theory and research techniques in their professional lives and work.

 The MA in Mass Communications provides a thorough grounding in the theories, approaches and research necessary for the study of media and communication processes in both the national and global contexts.

This course will enable you to engage critically with contemporary debates surrounding the social, political and cultural roles of media and communication in modern societies. This postgraduate degree will equip you with the advanced analytical skills and knowledge you need to progress your professional career or to pursue further academic study in the rapidly expanding field of media and communication research.

Since mass communications is an umbrella term that encompasses a variety of fields, a master’s degree will open doors to several career paths, including: Communication specialist in the corporate/business area, Translator/Interpreter, Communication Specialist or Manager, Customer service representative, Public diplomacy officer

This M.A degree holders in Mass Communication also have the option to choose from other career paths such as business consultancy or PR,  as a key element in human interaction. You may even get the necessary certification and degree to pursue a career as an educator, teaching specific subjects related to Communications Sciences.

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St. Augustine University of Tanzania
Dar es Salaam Centre

P.o.Box 72359 Dar es Salaam
+255 22 2203061/0710-123661

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Entry Requirements
Fee stucture

Entry Requirements

Holders of Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication (BAMC) or Bachelor of Arts Degree in
Journalism with at least a GPA of 2.7 from any institution of higher learning recognized by the
Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

Holders of Advanced Diploma in Journalism from any recognized institution of higher learning with
a GPA of not less than 3.5 or with a Postgraduate Diploma with a GPA of 4.0 or above in any
area of study.

Financial information

Fees are payable in full at the beginning of the adacemic year or several installments in each block.

Description 1st Year 2nd year
1. University Fees 2,220,000 2,420,000
2. Administrative fees
2.1 Examination fees 195,000 195,000
2.2 Students identity Card 10,000
2.3 Student Union(SAUTSO) 10,000 10,000
2.4 TCU Quality Assurance fee 20,000 20,000
2.5 Provission Examination Results 6,000 6,000
Total 2,461,000 2,651,000

Benefits after comptetion

  • Increased personal competitiveness for employ-ability in national and international job markets
  • Build capacity for organizational development in achieving optimal performance, visibility, marketability, collaboration and effective corporate communication.
  • Build personal capacity in research and consultancy in areas of specialization provided in the programmes
  • Meet the over growing demands in areas of profession as provided by programmes
  • Improved academic leadership, problem solving, management and planning skills in the respective sectors.
  • Become future research oriented graduate in ones area of proffession
  • Be competent professionals recognized for their specialized knowledge and serve the society.


The bond of classmates — now alumni — grows more valuable each year. Keep in touch with your fellow classmates, professors and others as we value your contribution to the mission of SAUT and want to be of service to you in any way we can.

Why Study Here?

SAUT has built a strong brand based on quality. There is also a positive impact on our past students who have been received well in the market.

At SAUT, you are assured of quality education with the following added values:

◦ Standard library with current books and other learning resources
◦ Highly qualified, professional and committed lecturers from worldwide.
◦ Convenient lecture time (in the evening)
◦ Cool, quiet and safe environment with spacious car packing and
◦ Affordable and lowest fee.
Remember, We are all set to assist you get quality education, improved learning, enhanced research and community service experiences

The bond of classmates — now alumni — grows more valuable each year. Keep in touch with your fellow classmates, professors and others as we value your contribution to the mission of SAUT and want to be of service to you in any way we can.