Department of Research, Consultancy and Short Courses (RECOSHO)

This department has three core functions, these are research, consultancy and short courses


The research programmes under TPSC Mtwara Campus focus on Social Sciences, mainly in the fields of management, leadership, administration and office support issues. The institution with its good number of researchers has adequate expertise to conduct quality research. Research projects are both funded and sponsored by TPSC or other reputed organizations. Each department identifies thrust areas of research and the specific research programmes are undertaken by each department in each thrust area, depending on the availability of funds, expertise and infrastructure. The department encourages members of TPSC Mtwara campus to take up externally funded research projects and establish collaborative programmes with scientists from other reputable organizations. The results of research work of various departments are published in the form of original research articles in journals .i.e. Public Sector Management Journal, reviews, monograph, reports, edited volumes and Books.


The department offers advisory services on consultancy basis on management, leadership, administration and office support issues

Short Courses

TPSC Mtwara Campus has been running short/Tailor-Made Courses for more than 7 years now to both public and private sectors. The duration of Short/Tailor Made courses run at TPSC Mtwara Campus range from one day to any time less than a year depending on the type, content and requirements of the clients. More than twenty short course programmes on management, leadership, administration and office support issues are conducted by the Department of Research, Consultancy and Short Courses. The overall objective of Short Courses offered by TPSC Mtwara Campus is both to fill the gap of knowledge and equipping participants with introductory skills and/or formal/professional training they or their sponsors/employers want them to acquire. TPSC Mtwara Campus charges reasonable fees to attract customers to purse Short/Tailor-Made Courses/programmes.

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