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Sunday 21st of July 2019

Directorate of Postgraduate Studies, Research and Publications

Directorate of Postgraduate Studies, Research and Publications (DPSRP) is one of the youngest Directorates in MUST. It was set up in order to enhance the University image as a premier academic, research and publications institution of international rank.

Structure and Activities

The Directorate co-ordinates, monitors and organizes postgraduate programmes, research and publications of the University. Its activities are tailored to feed into the University's programmes development and improvements. This enables the University to design and deliver up-to-date and relevant programmes that meet the needs of the society and the world at large.


The directorate is divided into two Units with different coordinators (to be appointed) and activities:

  • Unit of Research and Publications
  • The Research and Publications Unit is responsible for the following activities:

    1. It coordinates research activities undertaken by MUST members of staff, students, research fellows and associates under various collaborative arrangements. MUST priority research areas include those in science, technology, community development, business management and entrepreneurship.
    2. It oversees the quality of academic works produced by staff members of the University, students and other stakeholders.
    3. It ensures proper documentation and dissemination of publications.
    4. Currently the Unit coordinates the publication of the MUST Newsletter, MUST working papers/books and teaching manuals written by MUST academic staff.
  • Unit of Postgraduate Studies
  • The Unit of Postgraduate Studies is responsible for the overall management and quality assurance/control of postgraduate training programmes at the University. The Programmes (in different fields) coordinated by the Unit of Postgraduate Studies are:

    1. Postgraduate Diploma
    2. Masters Degree
    3. Doctor of Philosophy

Ms. Juliana Mbuke

Title: Acting Coordinator for the Directorate of Postgraduate Studies, Research and Publications, Assistant Lecturer

Address:P. O. Box 131, Mbeya


Education: Msc (HUST, CHINA), Bsc (IFM)

For more information, please contact:


Directorate of Postgraduate Studies, Research and Publications,

Mbeya University of Science and Technology,

P. O. Box 131, Mbeya, Tanzania

Tel : +255(0) 252 502 861 or 2503016/7;

Fax : +255(0) 252 502 302


Website: www.mustnet.ac.tz