List of Masters Degree Courses Offered at Open University of Tanzania



open University of Tanzania is among the most popular universities in Tanzania. It offers some of the most competitive courses in the country. Below is a list of masters courses offered at Open University of Tanzania

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 Arts and Social Sciences
Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Studies (PGDPS)
Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work- (PGDSW)
Masters of Social work (MSW)
Masters of Arts in Gender Studies (MA GS)
Masters of Science in Economics (MSc. Economics)
Masters in  Community Economic Development (MCED)
Masters of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA M&E)
Masters in Tourism Planning  and Management (MTPM)
Masters of Arts in History (MA HIST)
Masters of Arts in Natural Resource Assessment and Management (MANRAM)
Masters of Arts in International Cooperation and Development (MA ICD)
Masters of Science in Humanitarian Action, Cooperation &Development (MSc HACD)
Masters of Arts in Governance and Leadership (MA GL)
Masters of Arts in Kiswahili (MA Kisw)
Masters of Arts in Linguistics (MA Ling)
Master of Arts in Geography (M.A. (Geogr)
Masters of Arts in Mass Communication (MA MC)
Masters of Arts in Journalism (MA Journalism)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

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

Faculty of Science, Technology and Environmental Studies
Master of Science in Biology (M.Sc. Bio)
Master in Science in ICT by Thesis (
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.) in Mathematics,ICT, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, Botany, Biology, Environment Studies and Human Nutrition



  1. I am interested in any of the two courses
    1. public finance
    2. research methodology
    at master’s level
    do you offer them?

  2. is it possible to study public finance or research methodology with you at master level?

  3. I am interested in any of the two courses
    1. public finance
    2. research methodology
    at master’s level
    do you offer them?

  4. I would like to change my Programme of study from M. A. of arts in kiswahil isimu to M. arts in kiswahil literature, am I allowed to change? which procedures am I supposed to follow in changing my programme of study?

  5. Hi,
    I am interested M. ED course which is open university in Tanzania in arusha.
    Can you please advise me how to approach fee and classes.
    I am a non tanzanian.
    Thank you

  6. do you offer masters in public health or development studies
    secondly do you have schoolarship

  7. I’m interested to pursue Masters in project management, what steps do I need to take to register and start the program?

  8. I have seen that you offer Masters degree in international cooperation, does it relate to that of International Relations / Conflicts Resolution and Peace Coexistence?

  9. Hi, am Mr mfilinge, a teacher from Njombe, I wish to study MASTERS OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION or MASTER OF ARTS IN GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY!!! your advice please and structure of tuition fees!! Thax