Open University of Tanzania Foundation Course 2021

Open University of Tanzania Foundation Course is a certificate course. The study period is a year and it has 12 units.
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Below is the information on the course:

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:

AND

  • 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.

Programme Structure

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
Arts History

Geography

English Language

Kiswahili

Economics

Communication Skills

Development Studies

Introduction to ICT

Business Studies Business Studies

Economics

Business Mathematics and Statistics

Science Physics

Chemistry

Biology

Mathematics

Geography

Course Name Course Code Unit
English Language OFP 007 2
Kiswahili OFP 008 2
Mathematics OFP 009 2
Physics OFP 010 2
History OFP 011 2
Geography OFP 012 2
Biology OFP 013 2
Business Mathematics and Statistics OFP 014 2
Economics OFP 015 2
Chemistry OFP 016 2
Communications Skills OFC 017 2
Development Studies OFP 018 2
Business Studies OFP 019 2
Introduction to ICT OFP 020 2
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Open University of Tanzania Foundation Course Fees

No. Item Amount (TZS)
1. Registration fee 30,000
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
TOTAL 630,000

Assessment

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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