Bachelor of Arts in Development Planning and Management

The programme produce graduates with contemporary knowledge and skills to plan, manage and build communities' capacity for development interventions and improve people's well-being in sustainable ways.


For quality and realistic planning processes and quality of management for sustainable development at community, national and international levels


Programme Availability
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Host Department
Department of Policy, Planning and Management
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years


The graduate are outcome driven leaders in development projects and organisations that aims for sustainable exploitation of resources for the betterment of the society in diverse settings


Two principal passes (4 points) in the following subject: History, Geography, Economics, Advanced Mathe- matics, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Nutrition or Agriculture. In addition, appli- cants with no credit in Advance Mathematics must have Subsidiary pass in Basic Applied Mathematics at A level OR Diploma in Development Planning and management, Governance and Development, Rural De- velopment, Development Studies, Local Government Administration, Education, Community, Development, Political Science, Social work, Sociology, Gender Studies, with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of “D” grade in four subjects at O-Level except Religion subject and a minimum of “D” grade in Mathematics at O-Level or Subsidiary Pass at A level.


Tshs 1,000,000 per year


Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system (link: or Click “Apply Online (Undergraduate)” button at and you will be directed.


The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), 
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,

Inquiries should be sent to:-
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro    
Telephone No: +255737462229 OR +255737462230 


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