OUT Certificate In Foundation Programme (OFP) Requirements
A Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E.) with passes in at least FOUR subjects, obtained prior to sitting for the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (A.C.S.E.E) or equivalent:
- An Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (A.C.S.E.E.) with at least 1.5 points from TWO subjects. OR
- An Ordinary Diploma from a recognized institution with a GPA of at least 2.0. OR
- NTA Level 5/Professional Technician Level II Certificate.
NB: Passes in Religious studies and General Studies are not counted.
The Open University of Tanzania Foundation Foundation Programme comprises a total of fourteen (14) courses divided into three clusters (Arts, Business Studies, Science), depending on the degree programme a student may wish to pursue after successful completion of the programme. Students in each cluster will be required to take SIX subjects (i.e. 120 credits), three core subjects from the established A- Level subject combination and three additional subjects of Communication Sas indicated in the Table.
|Cluster||Combination Subjects||Additional Subjects for all clusters|
Introduction to ICT
|Business Studies||Business Studies
Business Mathematics and Statistics
|Course Name||Course Code||Unit|
|English Language||OFP 007||2|
|Business Mathematics and Statistics||OFP 014||2|
|Communications Skills||OFC 017||2|
|Development Studies||OFP 018||2|
|Business Studies||OFP 019||2|
|Introduction to ICT||OFP 020||2|
Open University of Tanzania Foundation Course Fees
|2.||Tuition Fees (40,000 x 12 Units)||480,000|
|3.||Examination Fees (10,000 x 6 subjects)||60,000|
|4.||Students Organization Fees||20,000|
|5.||Student Identity Card||20,000|
|6.||Quality Assurance Fee||20,000|
Each Module carries 100% marks.
Coursework carries 30% of the total marks (assignments and tests);
Final examination counts for 70% of the total marks.
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