Dr. Laurencia Massawe

Head of Department MHSS


The Department of Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences (MHSS) is one of the academic departments of the National Institute of Transport (NIT) that offers Bachelor Degree in Education with Mathematics and Information Technology (BEMIT) under Competency-based Education and Training (CBET) system. Its major role is to support the efforts of the government to increase the number of mathematics and Information Technology teachers in secondary schools and higher learning institutions. The Department is also responsible for teaching general modules; Mathematics, Communication Skills, Law, General Studies and Research Methodology which are taught to different programs in other departments at the institute.

  • Bachelor Degree in Education with Mathematics and Economics
  • Bachelor Degree in Education with Mathematics and Geography
  • Bachelor degree in Statistics and Mathematics
  • Bachelor Degree in Education for Technical Teachers.
  • Ordinary Diploma in Education for Technical Teachers
  • Language proficiency courses (English and Chinese)
  • Technical Vocational Educational Teaching Professionalism (TVET)
  • Pedagogy in teaching
  • Statistical Package

Welcome note from MHSS

Welcome to the Department of Mathematics, Humanities and Social Science at the National Institute of Transport (NIT). I am delighted to invite students, academicians and other key stakeholders at the Department of Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences (MHSS). This is one of the oldest departments at the institute established in 2004. The department aims at building academic excellence and hands on skills to not only the young generation but also to those working in the field of mathematics, humanities, social sciences and Information Technology.
The Department has competent and experienced human resources in a wide range of interdisciplinary fields like statistics, mathematics, law, languages, research methodology and Development Studies.
The department offers an undergraduate programme in the field of education, mathematics and information technology and undertake collaborative research and consultancy services. The department advances in economic, social and technological development through excellent teaching, learning and knowledge exchange. It is committed to creating a conducive environment that makes it relevant to the country’s development.


Bachelor Degree in Education with Mathematics and Information Technology
Bachelor’s degree in Education with Mathematics and Information Technology will enable an individual to achieve learning and competence in a variety of different ways and contexts. The programme intends to produce creative, innovative and flexible teachers who will contribute in the national education sector by utilizing appropriately their educational and training skills. The awarded degree will enable the graduates to teach Mathematics and Information Technology with competence and higher skills in different levels of schools and colleges. Students aspiring to study the degree of Education with Mathematics and Information Technology must satisfy the minimum National Institute of Transport entry requirements below:

  • Form VI with two principal passes, one must be Advanced Mathematics with total of 4.0 points in two (2) Subjects, plus four (4) passes in form four with at least a pass in mathematics OR
  • Diploma in Education (NTA Level 6) of not less than 3.0 Class obtained from a college which is fully registered by NACTE and approved by the NIT Examination Board. One of the teaching Subjects should be Mathematics.

Meet Our Team

Area of Specilization Education & Mathematics

Ambakisye Robert Mwasunga

Assistant Head of Department
Area of Specilization:Linguistics and Psychology

Mr. Aristides M. Angelo

Examination officer
Area of Specilication:Education and Communication Skills

Mr. Daniel Haule

Quality Assurance officer
NameTitleArea of Specialization  
Dr. Larencia MassaweHead of DepartmentMathematics
Ms. Kagemulo MuhayaAssistant Head of Department | LecturerMathematics
Mr. Bakari PanduAssistant lecturerDevelopment Studies
Mr. Aristides M. AngeloExamination OfficerLinguistics and Psychology
Mr. Daudi Lung’wechaAssistant lecturerCommunication skills and General Studies
Clashon OnesmoAssistant lecturerSocio-Economic and Environmental Issues, Climatic change and Development and Community Driven Development
Ernest MapundaAssistant lecturerLinguistics
Sarah MwakyusaAssistant lecturerLinguistics
Hans LuambanoAssistant lecturerDevelopment Studies in Rural Transport
Yusuph Lucas ReubenAssistant Tutorial Mathematics and Information Technology
Dr. Eva Omary LuwaviAssistant lecturerTeacher Preparation Curriculum and Management
Swaib S. YarroAssistant lecturerSocial Psychology and Quantitative Research
Ambakisye Robert MwasungaAssistant lecturerEducation & Mathematics
Olipa MahengeAssistant lecturerLaw
Daniel HauleAssistant lecturerEducation and Communication Skills
John GwebaAssistant lecturerCurriculum development
Daniel A. MwakalongeAssistant lecturerStatistics
Adenias IshabisaAssistant lecturerPsychology
Regina Vicent MukamaAssistant lecturerEducation Psychology
Fredrick Erneus MwesigwaAssistant lecturerCorporate and Commercial Law
Honesta MsakiAssistant lecturerCurriculum Development and Evaluation
Jamila Said Mkomwaassistant tutorialMathematics/Economics
Jane Joseph MbwamboAssistant lecturerDevelopment Studies
Gibson MahengeAssistant lecturerDevelopment Studies (DS