National Defence College


The National Defence College - Tanzania is a Higher Learning Institution fully registered and accredited by National Council for Technical Education (NACTE). It was established by the Government of Tanzania under the Defence Forces Order 2012, Section 10 (2) of the National Defence Act, (CAP 192 R.E 2002), of 04th January 2012.

The College was registered by NACTE on 25th March 2014 and on 28th May the same year, attained full accreditation. The College offers Master’s Degree in Security and Strategic Studies (NTA Level 9), in addition to the award of the prestigious symbol ‘ndc’. With effect from 12th June 2015, NDC was grant of autonomy which has enabled the College to manage independently among others, academic programmes, quality control systems, awards and certification.

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