Open University of Tanzania Courses and School Fees Structure 2023/2024

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For all interested applicants for admission into Open University of Tanzania here is a full list of the OUT Courses offered in the University and their tuition and school fees for indigenous and international students at Open University of Tanzania.

Open University of Tanzania Courses and Fees

In Tanzania, education is valued as a fundamental right and a key to personal and national development. However, the cost of higher education has been a significant barrier for many Tanzanians. The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) was established in 1992 to address this challenge by providing affordable and accessible higher education opportunities to people who would otherwise be unable to pursue them.

The Open University of Tanzania offers affordable tuition fees compared to other universities in Tanzania. The tuition fees vary depending on the course and level of study.


Open University of Tanzania Courses and School Fees for Local and International Students 2023/2024

Here is a breakdown of the courses in Open University of Tanzania and their respective fees.

Open University of Tanzania Undergraduate Courses

Faculty Of Science,Technology,And Environmental Studies(FSTES)

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.ICT)
  • Bachelor of Science in Data Management
  • Bachelor of Science with Education (B.Sc. Ed)) – Conducted jointly with the Faculty of Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies (BSc ES)
  • Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics (BSc FND)
  • Bachelor of Science in Energy Resources (BSc ER)
  • Bachelor of Science(B.Sc)
  • Bachelor Of Science With Education

Faculty Of Law (FLAW)

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)

Faculty Of Education(FED)

  • Bachelor of Education Special Education
  • Bachelor of Education (Teacher Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Adult and Distance Learning)
  • Bachelor of Education (Policy and Management)
  • Bachelor of Arts with Education (B.A. (Ed)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration with Education (BBA ED

Faculty Of Business Management(FBM)

  • Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting (BBA ACC)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Marketing (BBA MKT)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Finance (BBA FIN)
  • Bachelor of business Administration Human resource Management (BBA HRM)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business (BBA IB)
  • Bachelor of Human Resource Management (BHRM)


Faculty Of Arts And Social Sciences (FASS)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Management (BTM)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (BA (Soc))
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BA (SW))
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (BA (Journ))
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication (BA (MC))
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics (BA Econ)
  • Bachelor Of Arts In Kiswahili And Creative Studies (BAKISW)
  • Bachelor of Library & Information Management (BLIM)
  • Bachelor of Community Economic Development (BCED)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Natural Resources Assessment and Management (BA NRAM)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Population and Development (BA PD)
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (BA IR)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (BAPA)

Open University of Tanzania School Fees Structure for all Courses

1Application fees3030
2Examination fees paid annually240460
3Student Organization fees1010
4Student Identity card1010
Tuition Fees
5B.Ed – Special Education2,4006,000
6B.Sc. in ICT3,6006,000
7Other Undergraduate programmes2,4004,800
8Certificate Courses4001,200
9Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE)1,2002,400
10Other Diploma programmes1,2002,400



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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