Open University of Tanzania (OUT) Application 2020/2021

Open University of Tanzania Online Application/Admission 2020/2021.

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Open University of Tanzania (OUT) undergraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session. This is to inform all interested candidates that Open University of Tanzania (OUT) Application Form for 2020/2021 Admission Advert.


The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) is the first university in the whole of the East Africa region to offer educational programmes through Open and Distance Learning mode.




The university offers a number of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The courses at Open University of Tanzania include:

S/N Programme Programme Duration (Yrs)
1 Bachelor of Arts with Education  3-8
2 Bachelor of Arts Journalism   3-8
3 Bachelor of Arts Mass Communication   3-8
4 Bachelor of Arts Sociology   3-8
5 Bachelor of Arts Social Work   3-8
6 Bachelor of Arts Tourism   3-8
7 Bachelor of Arts Economics   3-8
8 Bachelor of Arts in English Language & Linguistics   3-8
9 Bachelor of Arts in Kiswahili & Creative Studies   3-8
10 Bachelor of Arts in History   3-8
11 Bachelor of Arts in Natural Resources Management   3-8
12 Bachelor of Arts in Population and Development   3-8
13 Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and religious Studies   3-8
14 Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration   3-8
15 Bachelor of Arts in International Relations   3-8
16 Bachelor of Library & Information Management   3-8
17 Bachelor of Community Economic Development   3-8
18 Bachelor of Arts in Literature (BA LIT)   3-8
19 Bachelor of Business Administration with Education   3-8
20 Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)   3-8
21 Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance)   3-8
22 Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing)   3-8
23 Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resource Management)   3-8
24 Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business)   3-8
25 Bachelor of Human Resource Management   3-8
 26 Bachelor of Education in Special Education   3-8
 27 Bachelor of Education Teacher Educator (BED TE)   3-8
 28 Bachelor of Education in Adult and Distance Learning (BED ADL)   3-8
 29 Bachelor of Education in Educational Policy and Management (BED EPM)   3-8
 30 Bachelor of Laws   3-8
 31 Bachelor of Science General (BSc Gen)   3-8
 32 Bachelor of Science Environmental studies(ES)   3-8
 33 Bachelor of Science with Education (BSc Ed)   3-8
 34 Bachelor of Science (ICT)   3-8
 35 Bachelor of Science in Energy Resources (BSc ER)   3-8
 36 Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics (BSc FND)   3-8


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Studies (PGDPS)
Master of Arts in Literature (MA Lit) Thesis
Master of Arts in Linguistics   (M.A. (Ling))
Master of Arts in Economics by Research/Thesis (M.A. (Econ))
Master of Science in Economics (MSc. Economics)
Masters in Community Economic Development (MCED)-Executive
Master of Arts in History (M.A. (History))
Master of Arts in Kiswahili (M.A. (Kiswahili))
Master of Arts in Geography (M.A. (Geography))
Master of Arts in Tourism Studies (M.A. (Tour. Stud.)
Master of Arts in Social work (MA SW)
Master in International Cooperation and Development (MICD)
Master in Humanitarian Action, Cooperation and Development (MHACD)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Faculty of Business Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Studies (PGDBS
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)
Master of Project Management (MPM)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Faculty of Education
Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Master of Education (M.Ed)
Master of Education in Administration, Planning and Policy Studies (M.Ed.APPS)
Master of Distance Education (M.Dist. Ed.)
Master of Education in Language Teaching (M. Ed. in LT)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Faculty of Science, Technology and Environmental Studies
Master of Science in Biology (M.Sc. Bio)
Master of Science in Mathematics (M.Sc. MAT)
Master of Science in Chemistry (M.Sc. Chem)
Master of Science in Physics (M.Sc. Phy)
Master of Science in Home Economics (M.Sc.  HE)
Master of Science in Environmental Science (M.Sc. ES)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Faculty of Law
Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDL)
Master of Laws (LL.M) by Coursework
Masters of Law (LLM) by Thesis
Master of Law – IT and Telecommunications (LLM IT&T)
Master of Law in International Criminal Justice (LLM ICJ)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)



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October 2020