Zanzibar University (ZU) Courses Offered.

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Zanzibar University (ZU) is a private university in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

It opened in 1998 as the first university in Zanzibar, and is a private university sponsored by the Darul Iman Charitable Association, an Islamic religious organization in Ontario, Canada.

It is situated at Tunguu area, in the Central District, some 12 miles (19 km) from Zanzibar Town. 

The university campus, with a total area of 170 acres (0.69 km2) of land, is located among quiet countryside surroundings overlooking the Indian Ocean. There is public transport to the university.

It serves as an important institution of higher education in Zanzibar, contributing to the academic and intellectual development of the region.

Zanzibar University offers a range of certificate, diploma, bachelor, master’s and doctorate programs in various fields, including business, education, social sciences, humanities, and more.

Below is a list of courses offered at Zanzibar University.

1) Certificate Programmes.

  • Certificate in Business Administration
  • Certificate in Community Development
  • Certificate in Procurement and Supplies Management
  • Certificate in Information and Communications Engineering
  • Certificate in Business Information Technology

2) Diploma Programmes.

  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Counseling Psychology
  • Diploma of Education in Arts
  • Diploma in Procurement and Supplies Management
  • Diploma in Science Education
  • Diploma in Law
  • Diploma in Community Development
  • Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery
  • Diploma in Social Work
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Diploma in Computing and Information and Communication Technology

3) Bachelor Programmes.

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Telecommunication Engineering
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Environment and Natural Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Languages
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Architecture and Interior Design

4) Masters Programmes.

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Law
  • Master of Science in Economics and Finance
  • Master of Science in Public Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration in Information Technology
  • Master of Laws in Comparative Law

5) Doctorate Programmes.

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration
  • Ph.D in Law

Also read: List Of Courses Offered At Dar es salaam Institute Of Technology (DIT).


Please keep in mind that may Zanzibar University have expanded its course offerings or made changes to existing programmes since my last update.

Therefore, it’s essential to check their official website or contact the university directly for the most current information regarding courses, admissions, and any specific requirements for each programme.

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